Kyle Larson Hoping To Give Chevrolet Bristol Weekend Sweep, Why Saturday Night May Be A Kyle Vs. Kyle Show

Kyle Larson captured his fourth NASCAR XFINITY Series victory of the season on Friday night at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway, all coming in his last five starts in the series. Now, he’s hoping that he can give Chevrolet a clean sweep of the NASCAR weekend on the .533-mile Tennessee oval for Saturday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Last year, Kyle Busch swept all three races during this very same race weekend at Bristol as he was victorious in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, the NASCAR XFINITY…

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Larson Earns Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Pole (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Kyle Larson said that he allowed the “pavement” guys to run the high line in the two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions in order to make a second groove come in. He was tired of doing all the work by himself. Well, Larson used that to his advantage as he sped to his first career Cup Series pole at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway on Friday evening circling the .533-mile track with a speed of 127.792 mph in the third and final round of knockout qualifying. 

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Bowman, Jones Top Sleepers For Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

I already released by favorites and sleepers list for Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) but I wanted to call out two sleepers a little further. Those drivers are Erik Jones and Alex Bowman. Jones, enters this weekend’s race at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway with six top seven finishes over his last eight starts on the season. Including in those finishes is a win last month at Daytona. In this race last year, Jones led 260 laps en route to a third…

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After Two Practice Sessions, Breaking Down By The Organization Who Will Contend In Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series had two practice sessions on the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway on Friday as both were in preparation for Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). With both of the practices behind us, it’s becoming clear on who will contend or not.

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5 Favorites, 5 Sleepers For Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

One of the most anticipated events of the year is here. Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is always one of the top races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Winning the annual summer stop at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway is always one of the most coveted things a NASCAR driver can do. Here are five favorites and five sleepers for this weekend’s 500 Lap event. 

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Leavine Family Racing’s Best Future Options Are To Align With Manufacturer And Be Junior Team To Top Organization

Leavine Family Racing had already announced that their alliance with Richard Childress Racing past the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season would be over. Also, they were potentially looking to leave the Chevrolet camp and join either Ford or Toyota for 2019 and beyond. While all that was happening, they were also very open to signing their current driver Kasey Kahne to an extension to keep him with the team for at least the next few years. See, Kahne is currently on contract with Hendrick Motorsports. But, the organization…

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Don’t Be Surprised If Kahne Tries Indy 500 In The Future, What He Said

INDIANAPOLIS – Kasey Kahne announced his retirement from NASCAR on Thursday morning saying that the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season would be his last. But, like Fernando Alonso and Tony Stewart, Kahne isn’t ruling out racing in other series’. Here are his words on that. “I’m not sure what the future holds for me, but I know I’m at ease with the decision that I have made,” he tweeted on Thursday. “The highs didn’t outweigh the lows and the grueling schedule takes a toll on your quality of life.…

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After The 2018 Season Is Done, Kahne To Step Away From NASCAR On A Full Time Basis

For the second time in as many days, another NASCAR driver announced his retirement from the series on Thursday morning. About 24 hours after Elliott Sadler’s announcement that the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season would be his 21st and final full year in NASCAR, Kasey Kahne made a surprising announcement that the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season would be his last. Kahne, 38, currently drives for Leavine Family Racing and there were recent reports that the two sides were working on a contract extension to keep the Washington…

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Larson, Sponsor Credit One Bank And His Team CGR Makes Visit To Meeting Street Academy In South Carolina On Tuesday

Normally, Kyle Larson is spending his weekdays either preparing for the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race or taking part in a sprint car race somewhere around this great nation of ours. Well, on Tuesday, Larson, driver of the No. 42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and members of the Chip Ganassi Racing team made a pit stop at Meeting Street Academy in Charleston, S.C. to speak with students about teamwork and perseverance during a school-wide assembly. Team partner Credit One Bank was in attendance and donated $25,000 to the…

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Drive The Pace Car For The Sept. 9 Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS – NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t done with his driving duties at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway just yet. The third generation driver will pilot the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Pace Car to lead the field to the start of the 25th Running of the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line on Sunday, Sept. 9 on the famed 2.5-mile oval. The announcement was made 25 days before the 25th Running of the race, which starts at 2 p.m. (ET) next month. The Brickyard is moving to a new…

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