After Recent Slumps, Elliott, Logano Leave Michigan With Top 5s

We all knew Kyle Larson would be the one to beat for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at the Michigan International Speedway. After all, he finished in the top three in both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races at the 2-mile track a year ago, including a win last August. Mix that with a win at Michigan’s sister track in Fontana back in March, as well as starting on the pole for today’s race, and it was really clear that he was a favorite to win this weekend. But, Chase Elliott…

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Kyle Larson Dominates Cup Race in Michigan, Elliott Comes Home 2nd for 3rd Straight Time at MIS

I called this on Monday, but Kyle Larson dominated Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Michigan International Speedway, leading 96 of the 200 laps en route to his third career victory. Larson, got by Kyle Busch on a late race restart with under 20 laps-to-go, and never looked back, despite two more restarts. The restarts at the end were what showed that Larson is going to be a star in this series as he made everyone else look silly. He used the side draft entering Turn 1…

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Chase Elliott Ready For His Trip to Victory Lane, Maybe It’s This Weekend in Michigan

Who would have thought that Kyle Larson, Austin Dillon, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ryan Blaney and Chris Buescher would all become first time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winners before Chase Elliott? Well, that’s exactly what happened as now Elliott enters his 56th career Cup start this weekend at the Michigan International Speedway. Luckily for him, the odds are favorable and in his favor actually to not just become the next first-time winner, but actually win this weekend at the two-mile track. 

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NASCAR Young Guns Finally Making It To Victory Lane, 3 Of Last 5 Winners 1st Timers

For the last few years, we all knew the changing of the guard was soon coming. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards, etc, well they were getting up there in age. Their replacements, well they were grooming in ARCA, Trucks and XFINITY just biding their time waiting for their opportunity. Now that three of those drivers on that list are retired, one without a ride and one more retiring at seasons end, those NASCAR young guns are getting a prime opportunity…

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Kyle Busch Fastest in Final Cup Practice on Saturday In Pocono

So far, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend at the Pocono Raceway has belonged to Kyle Busch. He won the pole for Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400 (3 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN) on Friday afternoon, and that came after being second quickest in the lone practice session of the day earlier on at the 2.5-mile Pennsylvania track. On Saturday, the Cup drivers had one more practice session, this one the final tuneup before tomorrow’s race. In that one, Busch was once again on top of the speed charts. 

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Can Both Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Chase Elliott Contend for Wins This Weekend at Pocono

It’s starting to get close to crunch time for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers, as we’re now halfway through the regular season. With nine different winners already, eight of which being able to use their wins for a playoff spot, and four of those winners being outside the top 10 of the overall points standings, the wildcard bubble is getting intense. That’s why both Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Chase Elliott are needing victories in a bad way. Neither have won yet this season, as Elliott currently sits 12th…

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Kevin Harvick Earns Coca-Cola 600 Pole

Last time the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was on the Charlotte Motor Speedway for a points paying race, Kevin Harvick earned the pole for the Bank of America 500 last Fall. Tonight, Harvick earned his second straight points paying pole at the 1.5-mile North Carolina track, turning a lap of 193.424 mph in his No. 4 Ford in Round Three of Coors Light Pole Qualifying en route to his third pole of the 2017 season. Harvick, is a two-time winner of the Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN), winning in…

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