Truex and Hamlin Win (While NASCAR Is Changing Before Our Eyes)

Views: 13 With weekday races nearly at end, this week we saw Martin Truex, Jr. win at Bristol and Denny Hamlin winning at Homestead. This was the first win of the season for Truex and Hamlin has now notched three wins to lead all drivers.

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Christopher Bell – No. 95 JBL Toyota Camry Preview – Bristol Motor Speedway

Views: 10 No. 95 JBL Toyota Camry News and Notes: Bell at Bristol: Christopher Bell has four NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) starts at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) including one win a year ago in the spring race.  In addition to the victory, Bell has two top-five and two top-10 finishes in his four starts and has led 110 laps.  Bell also has three NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series (NGOTS) starts at the 0.533-mile speedway, earning one pole and two top-10 finishes. Season Refresh: In the last four races Bell has increased his…

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Martin Truex Jr. ­– No. 19 Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota Camry Preview – Food City Presents Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway

Views: 11 No. 19 Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota Camry News and Notes TRUEX AT BRISTOL: Martin Truex Jr. has earned two top-five finishes and three top-10s in NASCAR Cup Series competition at Bristol Motor Speedway. Most recently, Truex matched his career-best starting position (third) and led 52 laps when the Cup Series visited the ‘World’s Fastest Half-Mile’ last August. He posted finishes of 17th and 13th in two starts at Bristol in 2019 despite running in the top five during both events. CHARLOTTE RECAP: Truex claimed a pair of top-10 finishes in two…

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Stewart-Haas Racing: Chase Briscoe NXS Race Report from Charlotte

Views: 16 Date:  May 25, 2020 Event:  Alsco 300 (Round 6 of 33) Series:  NASCAR Xfinity Series Location:  Charlotte (N.C) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Format:  200 laps, broken into three stages (45 laps/45 laps/110 laps) Start/Finish:  8th/20th(Running, completed 200 of 203 laps) Point Standing:  1st (251 points, eight ahead of second place) Note:  Race extended three laps past its scheduled 200-lap distance due to a green-white-checkered finish.   Race Winner:  Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Stage 1 Winner:  Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Stage 2 Winner:  Kyle Busch of…

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M&M’S Fudge Brownie Racing: Kyle Busch Alsco Uniforms 500k at Charlotte Advance and Team Report

Views: 14 HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina (May 25, 2020) – Until last Wednesday night’s event at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, the last time the NASCAR Cup Series ran a race on a Wednesday was almost 36 years ago – the Firecracker 400 on July 4, 1984. Back then, no matter on what day July 4 fell, NASCAR’s top series raced at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. That 1984 Firecracker 400 also happened to be one of the more memorable races in NASCAR history, as Richard Petty brought home the 200th win of his…

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M&M’S Red, White, and Blue Racing: Kyle Busch Race Recap for the Coca-Cola 600 from Charlotte

Views: 17 Date: May 24, 2020 Event: Coca-Cola 600 (Round 7 of 36) Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Format: 400 laps, broken into four stages (100 laps/100 laps/100 laps/100 laps) Start/Finish: 11th/5th (Running, completed 405 of 405 laps) Point Standing: 9th (207 points, 82 behind leader) Note: Race extended five laps past its scheduled 400-lap distance due to a green-white-checkered finish.   Race Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) in overtime Stage 1 Winner: Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner: Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 3 Winner: Joey Logano of…

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Christopher Bell – No. 95 Rheem Toyota Camry Preview – Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

Views: 20 No. 95 Rheem Toyota Camry News and Notes: 600 Miles at Charlotte: Christopher Bell, a rookie contender in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS), will make his first Cup start at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) in the Coca-Cola 600, the longest race of the season for the series.  The 600 miles that make up the Coca-Cola 600 is a challenge for all drivers, but Bell knows his way around the 1.5-mile track at CMS. Bell at Charlotte: Bell has three NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) starts at CMS earning two top-five and…

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Martin Truex Jr. ­– No. 19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota Camry Preview – Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Views: 21 No. 19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota Camry News and Notes TRUEX AT CHARLOTTE: Martin Truex Jr. has three wins in 27 career NASCAR Cup Series starts on the Charlotte Motor Speedway oval layout. The Mayetta, New Jersey native has posted seven top-five results in the past eight races on the track’s 1.5-mile configuration, including four consecutive finishes of third or better. He has led more than 100 laps in three of the past four Coca-Cola 600s, including last season when he led 116 laps and won the race after…

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No. 10 Smithfield Ford Racing: Aric Almirola Darlington II Race Report

Views: 29 Date: May 20, 2020 Event: Darlington 500k Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway (1.366-mile oval) Format: 228 laps, broken into three stages (60 laps/65 laps/103 laps) Start/Finish: 9th/7th (Running, completed 208 of 208 laps) Point Standing: 7th (186 points, 72 out of first) Note: Race called official 20 laps shorts of its scheduled 228-lap distance due to rain.   Race Winner: Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Stage 1 Winner: Clint Bowyer of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) Stage 2 Winner: Clint Bowyer of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford)   Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-60): ●  Aric Almirola started ninth and finished sixth, earning five…

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Bowyer Finishes 22nd in Darlington 500k

Views: 25 Date: May 20, 2020 Event: Darlington 500k Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway (1.366-mile oval) Format: 228 laps, broken into three stages (60 laps/65 laps/103 laps) Note: Race called official 20 laps short of its scheduled 228-lap distance due to rain. Start/Finish: 4th/22nd (Running, completed 208 of 208 laps) Point Standing: 9th with 170 points, 88 out of first   Race Winner:       Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Stage 1 Winner:  Clint Bowyer of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) Stage 2 Winner:  Clint Bowyer of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford)   Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-60): ● Clint…

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