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: 183

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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: 114

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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: 190

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THE PENNZOIL 400 PRESENTED BY JIFFY LUBE IS BRINGING THE HEART-POUNDING ACTION BACK TO LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

The second annual Pennzoil 400 will serve as the main event for a triple-header race weekend, jam-packed with fan driven activities Houston, TX – February 27, 2019. Pennzoil is taking over Las Vegas this March to host the second annual Pennzoil 400 Presented by Jiffy Lube, part of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS), at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Following the overwhelming success of last year’s inaugural race, the Pennzoil 400 Presented by Jiffy Lube will serve as the main event of an action-packed, triple-header motorsports weekend. The green flag for the Pennzoil…

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TEAM PENSKE RELEASES THIRD SEASON OF THE PENSKE GAMES

New Video Series Features All Drivers Competing for Team Penske in 2019 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 27, 2019) – Earlier today, Team Penske released the first video of the 2019 series of The Penske Games, which returns for its third season after achieving critical acclaim and impressive viewership totals in 2017 and 2018. The multi-episode social media series will be distributed online throughout the course of the 2019 racing season. The new season launched today with the Team Penske drivers playing a version of the popular party game, Minute to Win It, pitting NASCAR…

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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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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: 258

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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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Notable Quotables: Joey Logano, After Winning the 2nd Duel

Joey Logano made a daring last-lap pass to bring home the victory in the second Gander RV Duel at Daytona on Thursday night after starting the event third in his No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Mustang.  Here’s what he had to say after the race… Views: 147

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