Tag Archive: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

May 24

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte

Busch Breaks Through At Charlotte With All-Star Win, Eyes Sweep In Coca-Cola 600

NASCAR logoKyle Busch finally notched his first Charlotte Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win by speeding to victory in the final stage of the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race.

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May 23

Playoff Makeover Headlines 2018 NASCAR Schedules

Daytona 500 Returns to Historic Presidents Day Weekend

NASCAR logoNASCAR today announced sweeping changes to the lineup of tracks that make up the playoffs as part of its 2018 national series schedules. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

Martin Truex Jr. wins after thrilling battle in the final laps at Kansas

Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his Kansas hex

Truex streaked away on the final restart with two laps left in Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400 to win his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kansas

‘Dega Delight: Stenhouse Parks It In Victory Lane For First Career Win

NASCAR logoRicky Stenhouse Jr. earned his first career victory in his 158th start on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. The 29-year-old Roush Fenway Racing driver shoved Kyle Busch on the final lap then veered to pass him for the lead, before speeding away from the field to the win.

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May 08

Stenhouse Jr. wins in NASCAR overtime at Talladega

There’s no longer a goose egg in the win column next to Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s name

With a last-lap pass in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, Stenhouse collected his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory in his 158th start and delivered the first win for Roush Fenway Racing since Carl Edwards triumphed at Sonoma in June 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Talladega

Richmond Winner Logano Goes For Second Straight ‘Dega Victory

NASCAR logoJoey Logano, 26, won his first race of the season Sunday at Richmond in his 300th career start. He’ll attempt to win again in his 301st start in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway (2 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) – a track where he won the latest race last fall. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Richmond

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NASCAR logoDale Earnhardt Jr. To Retire At End Of Season. Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced Tuesday he will retire from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing at the end of the season. He is still under contract to run two NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

Monster Energy Series Bristol race postponed

The race, No. 8 on the 36-race schedule for 2017, has been rescheduled for a 1 p.m. ET start Monday.

Sunday’s Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway has been postponed due to rain.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol

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NASCAR logoBusch Bros At Bristol. The Busch brothers will battle at Bristol Motor Speedway for sole possession of the active track wins lead in Sunday’s Food City 500 (2 p.m. ET on FOX). Kyle and Kurt pace active drivers with five victories each at “The Last Great Colosseum.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes

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NASCAR logoRacking Up The Points: Larson Logs Another Runner-Up Finish. Kyle Larson continued his breakout season at Texas with his fourth runner-up showing. The result marked his fifth top-two finish in the last six races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 09

A seventh win at Texas puts Jimmie Johnson back in Victory Lane

Lucky 7 indeed

Jimmie Johnson proved on Sunday that you can’t keep a good driver, a good car and a good team down for long — even if you change the playing field at one of his favorite race tracks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Texas

Clock Stopper: Keselowski First Driver To Multiple Wins

NASCAR logoBrad Keselowski became the first driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to win multiple races this season when he passed Kyle Busch with 42 laps remaining and never looked back to visit Victory Lane for his first time at Martinsville Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Martinsville

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NASCAR logoCalifornia Winning: Larson Notches First Win Of Season At Auto Club. Kyle Larson snapped a streak of three consecutive runner-ups, leading 110 laps and winning Stage 1 on his way to Victory Lane in last Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Kyle Larson fends off late chaos for victory after 3 consecutive runner-up finishes

Larson breaks runner-up streak with win at Auto Club

http://static.nascar.com/content/dam/nascar/articles/2017/3/26/hero/larson-jubo.jpgWhat a difference one position makes. After three straight second-place finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, polesitter Kyle Larson finally found Victory Lane, pulling away after an overtime restart to win Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Auto Club

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NASCAR logoLarson Leads Points Standings Following Third Straight Runner-Up Finish. There’s a new sheriff in town as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series closes out its West Coast swing with Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club (Calif.) Speedway (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Ryan Newman holds off Kyle Larson to win in wild finish at Phoenix

Newman’s 18th career victory was his second at Phoenix

When the winner of Sunday’s Camping World 500 was announced, officials might have thought for a moment that they got the wrong envelope, a la Warren Beatty at the Oscars.
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Mar 18

Joey Logano nabs Coors Light Pole Award for Phoenix race

Penske on point

Joey Logano launched his way to the top of the heap in Coors Light Pole Qualifying on Friday at Phoenix Raceway, claiming the first starting spot for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Phoenix

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NASCAR logoSweep’n Row: Furniture Row Racing’s Truex First To Win All 3 Stages. Martin Truex Jr. became the first driver to win all three stages under NASCAR’s race enhancements when he took the checkered flag in last Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Las Vegas

Grand Theft Auto: Keselowski Steals Win At Atlanta, Goes For Second Straight Victory At Las Vegas

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski took advantage of Kevin Harvick’s late speeding penalty by passing Kyle Larson with six laps left to win last Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Mar 06

Brad Keselowski surges late for Atlanta victory

Keselowski holds off Larson for Atlanta win
Thanks to the unintentional generosity of the dominant driver in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, opportunistic Brad Keselowski won the second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season.

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