Red Bulls Strong But Can They Win On Sunday

Friday was a good day for Red Bull Racing in terms of speed. Yes, Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo had their fair share of problems during each of the two Formula One practice sessions in Germany, but both also were very fast. Daniel Ricciardo was P1 in the first practice but had some issues in the final one of the day on Friday in Hockenheimring. He ended up 13th on the speed charts. Where his problem is that he will face a grid penalty and start Sunday’s Emirates Grand Prix…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s Lakes Region 200 (4 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

On paper, it would appear that Saturday’s Lakes Region 200 (4 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) would be won by a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver. No, the Cup race didn’t move. It’s still being run on Sunday. But, since 2006, a Cup Series driver has won the NASCAR XFINITY Series race every year at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Does that change this weekend? Here are my top five picks. Hint, four of which are XFINITY Series regulars. 

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5 Favorites, 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The playoffs are getting closer and that means with so few winners this season, the wildcard race is heating up. But, this weekend could also be the one where we see a new winner. Here are five favorites and five sleepers. 

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Kurt Busch Wins The Pole For Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

CONCORD, NH – It shouldn’t come to any shock whatsoever that the Toyota’s were strong on Friday at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. After all, on the 1-mile oval, Toyota’s have won five of the last six races there. On top of that, Toyota drivers have won each of the last four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races on the season and all but one since the Coca Cola 600 on May 27. So, when all five of their big drivers make it to the third and final round of qualifying…

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