Why Pagenaud Could End Up Dixon’s Biggest Challenger For This Year Title

INDIANAPOLIS – How can a driver seventh in the Verizon IndyCar Series points standings that’s over 100 points out be Scott Dixon’s biggest threat for the 2018 championship? Well, it’s all because of how hot he’s been and how good of the track are coming up for him too. Simon Pagenaud, has five straight top 10 finishes on the season, two of which being runner-ups. Now, we’re set for a five race string that see all the remaining tracks favor the Team Penske driver. Among those final five races of the…

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Bad Luck/Pressing For Power, Street Course/Superspeedways Have Cost Newgarden 2018 Championship Right Now

INDIANAPOLIS – Lets be honest here, if not for some bad luck or pressing too hard, Will Power would likely be at or very near the top of the Verizon IndyCar Series standings right now. Leaving the Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Power was coming off of two wins and a pole in dominating fashion. He was sitting on top of the points standings and looking like the clear favorite for this year’s championship. But, he’s had a ton of bad luck since. At Belle Isle, Chevrolet had…

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Crafton Heads To Eldora With 1 Year Winless Streak Intact

When Matt Crafton won last year’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora, it was a feat that rewarded all his hard earned effort. See, prior to last season, Crafton was never really known as a dirt racer. But, with Eldora becoming a mainstay on the Truck Series schedule, Crafton decided that he needed to take EVERY race seriously now. That meant putting more emphasis on becoming better on dirt. He was already getting to legend status everywhere else. Eldora was the one place that he admitted he wasn’t…

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Friesen’s Best Shot Of A Win Comes This Weekend In Eldora

If Stewart Friesen is going to win a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, this weeks race comes in a perfect spot to do so in. Friesen, 32 is a dirt racer by nature. That’s where he’s had his most success in the sport. Then, he transitioned into a full time Truck Series ride for 2018. With a team that had a limited budget and transitioned into an alliance with GMS Racing, they’re showing favorable results already. Friesen’s first race came at Eldora in 2016. His first pole came there…

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5 Storylines For Wednesday Night’s Eldora Dirt Dirby (9 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

We’ve arrived at the most highly anticipated NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race of the season. Wednesday night’s Eldora Dirt Derby (9 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) always gets rave reviews by the entire NASCAR fan base. Well, for the sixth year, they’re back. Here are the top five storylines for this weeks race. 

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5 Favorites For Wednesday Night’s Eldora Dirt Dirby (9 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will hold another weeknight event this week as they take to the dirt track in Eldora on Wednesday night. The sixth annual Eldora Dirt Derby (9 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is always a huge hit with NASCAR fans and should be again this year. With that being said, here are the top five favorites to watch for Wednesday night’s race. 

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Briscoe To Join ThorSport Racing In 5th Truck at Eldora

Joining ThorSport Racing for the Sixth Annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Eldora Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway, Chase Briscoe will pilot the No. 27 Ford Performance F-150 as he looks to ace the dirt at the half-mile clay oval. Briscoe, a driver in Ford Performance’s Driver Development Program, is no stranger to dirt. Previously competing in the NCWTS for Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR), and currently competing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA), Briscoe cut his teeth racing on dirt at tracks in…

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Kyle Larson Looking For 1st New Hampshire Victory

After 19 races, it’s clear that Chevrolet’s best shot of winning the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship is through Kyle Larson. He’s been the top Chevy driver all year. While he’s yet to win a race, he’s been close. Now, with this weekend’s race being on a track where pure speed isn’t high on the priority list, this could be his shot to land back in victory lane. Yes, Larson has never won at the Magic Mile before. Yes, he’s winless in 2018. But, Larson also has four…

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Can Toyota’s Continue New Hampshire Dominance This Weekend

Its no secret, the New Hampshire Motor Speedway has become Toyota’s playground. Out of the last six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races on the Magic Mile, Toyota drivers have won five of them. Can they add their ninth overall New Hampshire victory since 2012 in Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)? Heading into this weekend’s race, Toyota drivers have won each of the last four races on the season and six of the last seven. That dates back to Memorial Day weekend at Charlotte. With…

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Team Penske Trio Hoping To Do Enough Sunday To Remain In Playoff Contention

We all know that Sunday’s Foxwood Resort Casino 301 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway will likely be Toyota dominated. That manufacturer has won all but just one race since Memorial Day weekend at Charlotte, including four straight and has also won five of the last six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races at the Magic Mile too. But, with how this season has gone, the Team Penske trio are hoping to remain in the hunt. See, only Joey Logano has stamped his name into…

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