Larson Makes It Onto Round Of 12 After Johnson, Earnhardt Incidents In Final Corner On Final Lap

CONCORD, NC – The opening round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs came down to the final turn on the final lap. Jimmie Johnson was well on his way to his first top five finish since May 27 and well on his way to a second round playoff berth. He was running in second in Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 heading into the final few corners on the infield portion of the front stretch. All he had to do was take it easy and finish there and he…

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Final 6 Laps Including Wild Last Turn, Last Lap Moves Enables Blaney To Win Crazy Bank of America ROVAL 400

CONCORD, NC – The ROVAL did its job for NASCAR. It wasn’t a race full of chaos like initially expected but was chaotic enough in the end to give us highlight reels for decades. Martin Truex Jr. was well on his way to his fifth victory of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Two of which would have been on road courses. Instead, Jimmie Johnson who was running in second place and well on his way to a second round berth in the playoffs pushed way too hard and…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400

CONCORD, NC – Want to narrow down the top five favorites for Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)? Good luck. The race is unlike any other. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has never raced on the newly configured 2.28-mile ROVAL before. So, there’s no historic data to look at. Also, the practice sheets were all over the place with carnage mixed in, so it’s anyone’s guess who will finish where. 

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Late Race Mistake Costs Hemric Shot At Win On Saturday, He Has A Car To Win Sunday Though

CONCORD, NC – Daniel Hemric had his sights set on a weekend sweep of the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. The Richard Childress Racing driver was promoted to a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride on Friday and he showed out to prove that he’s worthy of a top ride in the series despite not scoring a win in the NASCAR XFINITY Series yet. But, that looked like that could end on Saturday though. 

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JTG Daugherty Racing Cars To Start In The Top 10 On Sunday

CONCORD, NC – Friday was a strong showing out of the JTG Daugherty Racing camp on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. AJ Allmendinger qualified his No. 47 Chevrolet on the front row in second while his teammate Chris Buescher will start 10th in Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). That’s about as solid as it gets for the organization. 

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