Tag Archive: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Aug 20

Kyle Busch rolls to Bristol victory, caps tripleheader sweep

Busch is the only driver in NASCAR history to achieve the three-series sweep in the same week at the same track

In a race fraught with tension, and with a pack of drivers with desperate agendas chasing him to the finish line, Kyle Busch held off Erik Jones to complete a sweep of all three NASCAR touring series with Saturday night’s keystone victory in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol Motor Speedway

Good Things Coming In Threes

NASCAR logoAs the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Saturday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), the number to remember is “three.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 13

Kyle Larson foils Truex to boost Michigan winning streak (+video)

“This win feels amazing to steal one in a way”

Kyle Larson steamed to his third victory of the season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, making a bold move in an overtime restart for his third straight Michigan International Speedway win. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Keselowski bags Coors Light Pole, leads Penske 1-2 in qualifying (+video)

Keselowski piloted the Team Penske No. 2 Ford to a blazing-fast lap of 203.097 mph around the 2-mile track

Brad Keselowski zoomed to the Coors Light Pole Award in Friday qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Michigan International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Chevrolet unveils 2018 Camaro ZL1 Monster Energy Series race car (+video)

The deep-blue car will replace the outgoing Chevy SS next year

Chevrolet dipped into its rich motorsports history in assembling the race car that will tackle the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, announcing Thursday that it will bring the Camaro ZL1 name to the sport’s top division. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Michigan and Mid-Ohio

Truex Wins Series-Best Fourth Race

NASCAR logoSaving fuel in the closing laps, Martin Truex Jr. passed Brad Keselowski and Ryan Blaney, who had to pit for gas, to win the I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at Watkins Glen International – his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series-high fourth victory of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Martin Truex Jr. makes fuel last, scores Watkins Glen victory

Matt Kenseth took second place, Daniel Suarez came home third

Martin Truex Jr. surged to his fourth victory of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season Sunday, winning a fuel-conservation battle at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Watkins Glen

Busch Goes For Second Straight Win

NASCAR logoKyle Busch notched his first win of the season – and first in 36 races – in Sunday’s Overton’s 400 at Pocono Raceway. By capturing the checkered flag at Pocono, Busch has now won a points race at every Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series track but Charlotte.

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Jul 28

Canadian NASCAR next Alumni driver Klutt to make Cup Series debut at Watkins Glen

Klutt is currently in his third season driving in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series

2016-09-10_67391Premium Motorsports announced today that Canada native Gary Klutt will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut August 6th at Watkins Glen behind the wheel of the No. 15 Color Compass Chevrolet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Pocono and Iowa

Dude. Sweep. Blaney Hopes To Find Pocono Victory Lane For Second Time This Season

NASCAR logoA month after he notched his first career win at Pocono, Ryan Blaney will attempt to visit Victory Lane once again when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to the Tricky Triangle on Sunday for the Overton’s 400 (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Indianapolis and Eldora

Denny Delivers: Hamlin Sends Joe Gibbs Racing To Victory Lane For First Time This Season

NASCAR logoDenny Hamlin led 54 laps in his backup car, beating second-place Kyle Larson to the start/finish line by .509 seconds to deliver Joe Gibbs Racing its first visit to Victory Lane this season in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Denny Hamlin breaks through with New Hampshire victory

Hamlin led 54 of 301 laps in the No. 11 Toyota

Denny Hamlin stormed to his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire

10 races left in the regular season

NASCAR logoTried And Truex: No. 78 Toyota Driver Goes For Second Straight Win Following Dominant Kentucky Performance. Martin Truex Jr. was the class of the field at Kentucky, leading a race-high 152 laps and winning every stage on his way to Victory Lane.

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Jul 05

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kentucky

Stenhouse Surges To Second Victory

NASCAR logoNASCAR might have a new restrictor-plate ace. Nearly two months after visiting Victory Lane at Talladega, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. surged past David Ragan in overtime of Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway to win his second career race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Daytona

Parity Party: 11 Different Winners In First 16 Races

NASCAR logoHeading into Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola (7:30 p.m. on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), 11 different drivers have visited Victory Lane through the first 16 races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Sonoma and Iowa

Larson Wins Second Race Of Season, Takes Back Points Lead

NASCAR logoKyle Larson led a race-high 96 laps on his way to his second win of the season in last Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. In the process, he passed Martin Truex Jr. for the points lead and now holds a five-marker advantage over him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Grand Finale: NASCAR announces date, venue for postseason Awards

Las Vegas Set to Host Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion’s Week, Awards

NASCAR logoNASCAR announced today a return to Las Vegas for the ninth consecutive year with the annual postseason culmination of Champion’s Week — the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards — to be held at Wynn Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Kyle Larson fends off restart challengers for Michigan win

Two weeks ago at Dover, Kyle Larson took a painful master class in restarts from Professor Jimmie Johnson

In Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Larson graduated with high honors, using a series of exceptional restarts to win his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season and his second in a row, dating to last August, at the 2-mile track in the Irish Hills. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Kyle Larson wins Coors Light Pole at Michigan

“We made some good adjustments there for that final round” – Larson

Kyle Larson photo Getty Images Martin Truex Jr. thought he had the pole for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 — until Kyle Larson made the last run in the final round of Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Michigan and Gateway

Blaney Captures First Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Win At Pocono

NASCAR logoWood Brothers Racing’s Ryan Blaney passed Kyle Busch with 10 laps to go in Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway and held Kevin Harvick off the rest of the way to earn his first career victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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