Hamlin Steals Pole For Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

HOMESTEAD, Fla – For the third time in the last four years, Denny Hamlin will start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season finale on the pole. Hamlin, circled the Homestead-Miami Speedway with a lap of 173.863 mph in his No. 11 Toyota on Friday evening en route to his fourth Busch Pole Award of the 2018 season and 30th of his Cup career. It was also the second straight year that he will lead the field to green in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) as he…

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Sauter Surprisingly Struggles As Chevrolet and GMS Racing Had Nothing For The Toyota’s Friday Night

HOMESTEAD, Fla – Sheldon Creed one day will be the story. Just not tonight. Creed, a GMS Racing driver who was making just his fifth start of the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season brought his No. 2 Chevrolet home fifth in Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200. That was the lone bright spot for GMS Racing on Friday. Creed, the 2018 ARCA Racing Series champion, will drive full time for the team in 2019. He’s got a bright future. But, on Friday, this night was about how disappointing the two…

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Brett Moffitt Wins Ford EcoBoost 200, 2018 Championship In Storybook Season

HOMESTEAD, Fla – What a story it was for Hattori Racing Enterprises and Brett Moffitt in 2018. From a start up team a few years ago, to not even knowing if they’d be able to run the full slate this season, to champion in November. It was a story made for movies. 

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Grant Enfinger Wins The Pole For Friday Night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 (8 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

HOMESTEAD, Fla – The four Championship 4 members will all start near each other for tonight’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. The only difference is, they will have two Truck in front of them. It’s kind of a surprise front row for Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 (8 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) with Grant Enfinger earning his third career Truck Series pole. Enfinger, circled the 1.5-mile track with a lap of 169.348 mph in his No. 98 Ford in the third and final round of…

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Hamlin and Mike Wheeler To Part Ways After 2018 Season

HOMESTEAD, Fla – Denny Hamlin and crew chief Mike Wheeler will part ways following Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Hamlin, announced via his social media account on Friday. Wheeler, was named the No. 11 crew chief for the 2016 season after previously serving as an engineer. In three seasons with Hamlin, as Denny’s tweet says, the two won five races together and logged 37 top-five finishes. The No. 11 operation is winless heading into Miami, and Hamlin’s streak of 12 consecutive years with a win is on…

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Penske Credits SHR’s Switch To Ford As Reason For Uptick In Ford’s Performance

HOMESTEAD, Fla – For the second consecutive season, we have the same four organizations competing for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. The 2018 title on the owners side will come down to Stewart-Haas Racing, Team Penske, Joe Gibbs Racing and Furniture Row Racing. While three of the four drivers are the same too (Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr.) the only difference is that this year, it’s Joey Logano representing Penske not Brad Keselowski. But, this time around, the Fords are the favorites. Last year, it was the…

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Championship 4 Podcast Previewing This Weekend’s Events In Homestead

Greg DePalma, Eric Smith of Race Review Online and Kenny Bruce of KennyBruce.net set the table for Sunday’s crowning race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season in Florida. Martin Truex Jr. is in search of a second consecutive title, but will have to battle Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano to the finish at the Ford EcoBoost 400. They also update the latest driver/team changes for 2019.   Listen here

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