NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series News & Notes — Las Vegas

Check out all the latest news and notes, including race times, for this weekend’s Pennzoil 400 from Las Vegas… Views: 297

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Cup Racing Not Too Much Different at Atlanta

For all the hype of the new rules package that was predicted to give us more on track drama, the race at Atlanta looked pretty much like any other old race at Atlanta. Brad Keselowski won the race after starting 19th and not having much time to practice. He and his wife contracted the flu which kept him out of the car up until race time. Keselowksi took a few laps in final practice and that was it. With Kyle Larson, Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch early favorites,…

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NASCAR Xfinity Series Atlanta Rinnai 250 News and Notes

Following the season-opener in Daytona Beach, the NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to Hampton, Georgia, to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the second stop on the 2019 schedule, the Rinnai 250, this Saturday (2 p.m. ET on FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Views: 495

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Monster Energy Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Stats and Notes

Often times following the Daytona 500, the series championship leaderboard includes names that may not stay there over the course of the season. But that’s not necessarily the case this year, as several familiar names had solid performances on Sunday. Check out the stats on this weekend’s Monster Energy Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 event at Atlanta… Views: 360

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It’s 1-2-3 In Honor of JD Gibbs

It wasn’t the best Daytona race ever and not the worst. On the upside, Denny Hamlin and Joe Gibbs Racing ran 1-2-3 at the end marking an emotional win for JGR in honor of the late JD Gibbs. Views: 427

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Denny Hamlin Wins DAYTONA 500 for 2nd Time

DAYTONA BEACH (Feb. 17, 2019) – Denny Hamlin won the 61st annual DAYTONA 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, his second triumph in “The Great American Race.” In the process, he delivered a special ending to a special day for Joe Gibbs Racing. The organization honored Joe Gibbs’ late son J.D. Gibbs on Lap 11, as crew members stood on pit wall as a tribute. J.D. Gibbs, who passed away last month due to a neurological disease, wore No. 11 as a high school football player and later, as a race car…

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Menard Secures Seventh Starting Spot For Daytona 500 As Mustang Drivers Dominate Duels

Paul Menard and the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane team are set to start the Daytona 500 from seventh place thanks to Menard’s third-place finish in the first of two Gander RV Duels on Thursday night. Views: 367

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Former Champions Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano Win Gander RV Duel Races, Earn Row 2 Starting Spots for 61st Annual DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2019) – Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano won the two Gander RV Duel races Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway, securing second-row starting positions for Sunday’s 61st annual DAYTONA 500 (2:30 p.m. ET; TV–FOX; Radio–MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio), the season-opening race for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Views: 332

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