Hamlin Shows He’s The Favorite To Beat, He and Truex Leads Final Cup Practice Sessions Of 2017 Season

Homestead, Fla – The final two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions of the 2017 season occurred on Saturday from the Homestead-Miami Speedway. In those sessions, one thing became clear, Denny Hamlin has the car to beat in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN). Hamlin, topped the speed charts in the first of two 55-minute practices on Saturday morning with a speed of 171.130 mph in his No. 11 Toyota. On Friday, Hamlin was fifth quickest in the lone practice session of the day and backed that speed up…

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Toyota’s Strength Great Sign For Championship Hopes on Sunday

Homestead, Fla – Four drivers enter Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) with a chance to be crowned the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion. Among those four drivers are two Ford cars and two Toyota. With qualifying and three practice sessions in the books this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, there’s nothing else left other than to settle to season championship. With the stats forming, it looks like it may be a battle between the Toyota drivers for the title. 

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Denny Hamlin Earns Homestead Pole, All 4 Championship 4 Contenders In The Top 10

Homestead, Fla – Since there aren’t any stage points being awarded to the Championship 4 drivers this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, it really doesn’t matter where any of them start in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN). It’s where they finish. Instead, they’ll all have a good view of one another to start Sunday’s race, as all four will roll off inside of the top 10. But, it was a non championship eligible driver who took the Coors Light Pole Award though. Denny Hamlin powered his No. 11 Toyota…

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Johnny Sauter Comes Up Just Short In Defending His Truck Series Championship

Homestead, Fla – Friday night’s Championship 4 contenders at the Homestead-Miami Speedway was a vast array of veterans vs. youth. On one side, you had two veteran drivers who’ve combined to win three of the last four NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championships. On the other side, you had two drivers, one a rookie the other a second year driver. One of the veterans was hoping that his end of season surge would be enough to put the pressure on youngster Christopher Bell and force him to make a mistake. Instead,…

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Christopher Bell Wins 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship

Homestead, Fla – Christopher Bell was crowned the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion on Friday night at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Oklahoma native sealed a near flawless season in the Ford EcoBoost 200. By virtue of his runner-up finish, Bell earned his first career NASCAR championship. Bell, started 13th, last among the four Championship 4 contenders, but quickly drove through the field to win the first stage of the race. He’d remain the top playoff contender all night from there and take home his first series championship and giving…

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Chase Briscoe Earns 1st Career Victory, Sends Brad Keselowski Racing Out With Win

Homestead, Fla – While it wasn’t the perfect ending for Brad Keselowski Racing, it was still a proper send off for the team. In August, BKR announced that they’d be leaving NASCAR upon the completion of the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Despite that, they still put both drivers in the playoffs. The organization showed no quit amid uncertain futures. Rookie Austin Cindric wound up in the Championship 4 with a shot at the season championship on Friday night at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. He’d finish fifth in his No.…

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Chip Ganassi Admits To Possibility Of Fielding a Car For Danica Patrick at Daytona and Indy

Homestead, Fla – I’ve been saying from months now, that if Danica Patrick didn’t find a full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride that she should at least run the Indianapolis 500. I even wrote about it here on June 7. Well, five months later, I was proven right. Patrick, 35, revealed on Friday from the Homestead-Miami Speedway that this will indeed be her final Cup season and that she’s going to run just the Daytona 500 as well as the Indianapolis 500 for 2018. After that, her driving career is…

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