Top 5 Favorites For Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at Michigan

Brooklyn, MI – This weekend is proving to be tough to predict who will be strong for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). Ford drivers have been very strong at the Michigan International Speedway, but they’ve also only led two laps here back in June. Plus, they’ve only led just eight percent of the overall laps over the last five weeks. On the flip side, Toyota drivers have led 875 of the last 992 laps the last five races and with the two-mile Irish Hills track rewarding the manufacturers with…

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Team Penske Earns Lockout Of Front Row, Keselowski On Pure Michigan 400 Pole (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN)

Brooklyn, MI – Friday was Fords day at the Michigan International Speedway. Ryan Blaney was fastest in practice earlier this afternoon, then the Wood Brothers driver was quickest in the first two rounds of Coors Light Pole Award qualifying at the two-mile track this evening. Unfortunately, if not for a bobble in the final round, he would have been on the pole. Instead, he will start 12th on Sunday. But, when it was all said and done, another Ford tandem was left standing on top. 

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Chase Elliott Is Michigan’s Bridesmaid, Can He Get to the Top of the Cake This Weekend?

Last year, Kyle Larson earned his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory this very race weekend at the Michigan International Speedway. Can another young NASCAR superstar do the same this time around? Since Larson’s first Cup win at Michigan last August, he’s gone on to be the driver we all thought he’d be. So far, Chase Elliott has been as advertised, but he’s yet to win a Cup race. Maybe that comes this weekend at the 2-mile Irish Hills oval. 

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Will Watkins Glen Really Shake Up Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Wildcard Bubble, Sizing Up the Field

We’re down to just five races left in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season and with that being said, the playoff bubble is still wide open. Currently, 14 different drivers have won the 21 races to this point in the season. 13 of which though can use those wins as a spot in the playoffs come September. With that being said, that means we only have three wildcard spots open and really five main drivers vying for those positions. But, with Watkins Glen next on the schedule, the…

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Rough Day for the 2 Drivers Trying To Join Their Fathers In Brickyard 400 Victory Lane

INDIANAPOLIS – Two drivers entered the field for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 with a shot to join their fathers in victory lane on the hallowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were hoping to join the ranks of their historic dads to win the Brickyard 400. Dale Earnhardt Sr. won in 1995, Bill Elliott in 2002. No father-son duo has ever won the Brickyard 400 and just one has done so in the Indianapolis 500. Unfortunately, both of their days went up in smoke instead. 

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Top 5 Favorites For Sunday’s Overton’s 301 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN)

The favorites this weekend are pretty easy to pick for Sunday’s Overton’s 301 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN). Normally, there’s about 10-15 drivers I can make a case for, this weekend in New Hampshire though, there are five drivers that I think really should stand out that could easily take the checkered flag first in Sunday’s race. Here are those five. 

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Martin Truex Jr. Dominates Saturday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky

Sparta, KY – Only one driver has won all three stages of the newly adopted stage system for the NASCAR races, that was Martin Truex Jr. in the third race of the year at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Truex, led 150 of the 267 laps that day. Tonight, he did it again. 

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