Tag Archive: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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Mar 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Atlanta

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NASCAR logo Milestone Alert: 2,500th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race. Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway marks the 2,500th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Below are some stats from the first 2,499 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Kurt Busch wins first Daytona 500 with last-lap pass

Busch surged to the front with a run around the outside

Kurt Busch wins first Daytona 500 with last-lap pass

His car damaged in a wreck on the backstretch and held together with tape, Kurt Busch grabbed the lead on the final lap of the 59th Daytona  500 on Sunday and took the checkered flag in the Great American Race as a capstone to a checkered career that has trended upward since Busch joined Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014.
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Feb 24

NASCAR celebrates best racing in years with return of ready. set. race marketing campaign

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Creative to Debut During 2017 DAYTONA 500

NASCAR logo Following a season highlighted by some of the closest, side-by-side racing NASCAR® fans have seen in years, NASCAR today announced the return of its 2017 season launch marketing campaign, Ready. Set. Race.

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Feb 23

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Daytona

He’s Back. Dale Jr. Set To Return At Daytona

2013-02-24_0146 After missing the final 18 races of the 2016 season Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns to his No. 88 Chevrolet for Sunday’s 59th running of the DAYTONA 500 (2 p.m. ET on FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Chase Elliott captures back-to-back Daytona 500 poles

The pole was the second straight for Elliott, who led the field to green last year as a Sunoco rookie

Chase Elliott

Winning back-to-back Daytona 500 poles is something of a family tradition, as Chase Elliott proved by the skin of his teeth Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.
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Feb 17

Elliott starting to feel comfortable with No. 24 legacy

The history of the No. 24 car is monumental

Chase ElliottChase Elliott can’t make fans forget the legacy of the No. 24 car, but by all indications, he’s ready to make his own distinctive mark in that vaunted ride. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

Aspen Dental becomes lead sponsor for Danica Patrick

Aspen Dental will debut on the No. 10 Ford Fusion for the season-opening Daytona 500

Danica Patrick

Stewart-Haas Racing and Aspen Dental expanded their partnership on Tuesday, with the dental company becoming the lead sponsor for Danica Patrick in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Brad Keselowski, Paige White get married

Keselowski tweeted the news and posted a video of the event Saturday evening.

Brad Keselowski, Paige WhiteTeam Penske driver Brad Keselowski and fiancée Paige White were married on Feb. 10 in a ceremony the 2012 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion said would “live on forever.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

NASCAR’s race enhancements have set up stages that will see drivers battling for stage wins and playoff bonus points

Stages, enhancements add to pit road pressure

Pit roadThe impact of accumulating playoff points has a big benefit during the 10-race playoff in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series that starts in September, and it could lead to added pressure on pit road.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Full schedule for Daytona speedweeks

Check out the full schedule

2011-02-20_0130 The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series will hit Daytona International Speedway in February for the season-opening Daytona Speedweeks.
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Feb 03

Earnhardt Jr. to join broadcast booth for The Clash at Daytona

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.Dale Earnhardt Jr. will serve as a guest analyst during the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona on Feb. 18, FS1 announced on Race Hub Thursday. The Hendrick Motorsports driver will join full-time FOX analysts Darrell Waltrip, Mike Joy and former teammate Jeff Gordon in the broadcast booth. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Teams leave Phoenix test ready to dissect data

Everyone had their checklists, some longer than others, and all left with more information than when they arrived

Dale Earnhardt Jr.Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams wrapped up a two-day organizational test here at Phoenix Raceway on Wednesday, and now all that data is in the hands of laptop-wielding engineers.

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Jan 31

NASCAR Cup Series Phoenix Raceway unveils details for $178 million modernization project

The project, sponsored by XFINITY Series entitlement partner DC Solar, is expected to be completed in November of 2018

Officials with International Speedway Corp., and Phoenix Raceway jointly announced plans for a $178 million facelift for the 1-mile facility on Monday that focuses on improving the fan experience while also including a competition twist that will see the relocation of the track’s start/finish line. Read the rest of this entry »

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