Chevrolet Rides to Victory Lane with Chase Elliott

NASCAR did not have a great idea of what kind of racing the new aero package would produce at Talladega this weekend.  They allowed teams to change gears after RPMs were up around 9000 and the giant spoiler, roof wicker, air ducts, oil pans and tapered spacer had a lot of teams scratching their heads. Speed was not a problem, even with the lower hp engines since the engines actually gave more power and throttle response than the restrictor plate package gave. Views: 513

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DW Says Goodbye at Bristol

With stands that were filled to a fraction of their capacity, good ol’ Darrel Waltrip announced his decision to retire from NASCAR broadcasting. This was the final time we’ll hear “Boogity, boogity, boogity!” at one of the most famous tracks in all of NASCAR. Views: 583

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Denny Hamlin Overcomes Two Mistakes to Win at Texas

In what I would call the best 1.5 mile race to date, Denny Hamlin had to overcome a few mistakes to grab the checkers at Texas, his second win of the season. Hamlin took his time getting to Victory Lane after missing the entrance to pit road and having two penalties on pit road. Views: 712

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Keselowski Keeps the Wins Coming for Team Penske

Brad Keselowski didn’t just win the race at Martinsville, he flat out dominated the race. Kes won both stages and led 446 of the 500 laps. Even though the racing was “closer” than it had been at the mile-and-a-half tracks, I would call this a whoopin’. Views: 626

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NASCAR MENCS News & Notes – Martinsville Speedway

Team Penske power  The championship three-car Team Penske organization already owns two wins through the opening five races of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and has quite a strong recent history at this week’s stop, Virginia’s Martinsville Speedway. Already, Brad Keselowski has a victory at Atlanta and Joey Logano at Las Vegas. Their young teammate, 25-year old Ryan Blaney, posted his best effort of the season two weeks ago – third place – at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway and answered with another top-10 on Sunday in California. Views:…

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NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series News & Notes – Auto Club Speedway

In A Zone: Kyle Busch looks to scratch another record in the books Kyle Busch takes a six-point edge over Joey Logano in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points standings as the series continues its “West Coast Swing.” And this week may be especially significant in the milestone category as Busch faces two chances to claim a historic 200 combined NASCAR national series wins. It could come in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) – if he doesn’t earn it in…

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Kyle Busch Wins at Phoenix For Win 199

Kyle Busch got ever closer to Richard Petty’s 200 win totals by nabbing his first win of the season at Phoenix. It was what most people were expecting. Rowdy has been strong all season so far and he won the last Phoenix race, plus he won the Xfinity race the day before. Views: 701

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NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series News & Notes – ISM Raceway

Joey Logano’s victory last Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, along with teammate Brad Keselowski’s win at Atlanta Motor Speedway the week before, officially makes Team Penske the class of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series field heading to Phoenix, Arizona for Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Views: 383

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Logano Takes the Checkers at Vegas, Baby!

After a lackluster race in Atlanta, NASCAR had its sights set on a better race at Las Vegas. They almost got it. Almost. Views: 525

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