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: 219

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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: 307

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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: 466

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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: 413

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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 Xfinity Series News & Notes – Martinsville Speedway

Tyler Reddick continues to remind the series why he’s the champ Atop the NASCAR Xfinity Series driver championship standings following the fifth race of the season at Auto Club Speedway last weekend, sits the 2018 Xfinity champion, Tyler Reddick, with a seven-point lead over second-place Cole Custer. For the second straight week the Richard Childress Racing driver holds the coveted first position in the points, reminding everyone his title last season wasn’t a fluke. Views: 182

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200 Total Wins: Kyle Busch Dominates at Cali

I watched both the Xfinity and Cup races this weekend. It looked like Kyle Busch was going to get his 200th win on Saturday in the Xfinity race, but Cole Custer took advantage of a Busch slip up and took the checkered flag. Views: 475

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