Is Phoenix The Weekend To Get Chevy Drivers, Mainly Kyle Larson and Hendrick Motorsports Going?

It’s no secret, the start of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has been a trying time for Chevrolet as a whole. With a new car for this season, it was supposed to see a big uptick in results. Last year, Chevy didn’t have a single driver make the Championship 4 round in NASCAR’s premiere series. They’d struggle for much of the second half of the year. That’s why out went the old SS and in came the new Camaro. Instead of a bump, 2018 has seen even…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

HAMPTON, GA – As the NASCAR teams say, the real season begins this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. With that being said, now that the carnage of Daytona is behind us, who are the teams to watch in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)? While it’s tough to predict a restirctor plate race, it’s equally as hard to predict what will happen in race No. 2 of a season. We have no data other than practice and qualifying to base the predictions out on and…

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Elliott Sore After Daytona 500 Crash, 100 Percent Though For This Weekend, Says Atlanta Won’t Be Indicative on Rest Of Season

HAMPTON, GA – The first two races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season are arguably the top two races circled each year for Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott. It’s not the fact that they’re the first two races of each season now, it’s because of what each mean to the second generation driver. The Daytona 500 and it’s morale speak for itself. It’s a no brainer why Elliott and ever Cup driver are extra charged up for that race. It’s the season opener as well as the biggest race…

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Are Denny Hamlin and Austin Dillon The New Bad Boys In NASCAR? Why NASCAR’s Youth Movement Is Stronger Than We Thought

Move over Kyle Busch, you may be getting some company in the bad boy category in NASCAR. If gauging the fan base the week after Daytona is any indication, it appears that both Denny Hamlin and Austin Dillon are heading towards Busch’s direction. As far as Hamlin goes, he’s been picking on the new wave of NASCAR’s stars as of late and it’s putting him in that category as a result. If we were to pick NASCAR’s most popular drivers heading to Atlanta, I think most would say Chase Elliott…

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5 Drivers Looking To Better Finishes For Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 in Atlanta

We’re now one race into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, as the series heads one state north this weekend for the annual stop at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. With that being said, some drivers heads to this weekend’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) needing a very good finish on the 1.54-mile track. While one race into a season is no reason to panic, several big named drivers got off on the wrong footing last weekend in Daytona. Here are five that need a…

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Late Cautions Help Sadler, Elliott With Good Finishes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For most of the PowersharesQQQ 300, Chase Elliott and Elliott Sadler looked to be among the drivers to beat in the NASCAR XFINITY Series season opener. Unfortunately for them, it appeared that their shots of winning went out of the window when they were penalized for locking bumpers. On Lap 94, Sadler locked his front nose on his JR Motorsports teammate Elliott’s rear bumper pushing him down the backstretch. On Lap 97, they had to pit for the penalty infraction. 

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s 60th Annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) is upon us. Sunday’s season opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will put 40 of the sports’ top drivers against one another in a high speed game of roulette. Picking a winner in a restrictor plate race is as hard as picking the correct lottery numbers on any given week. This year’s, will be ever more difficult. So, with knowing what we know heading into this weekend’s race, here are the top five favorites for Sunday’s…

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Chase Elliott Seems To Be Chevrolet’s Best Chance To Win The Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Chase Elliott embarks on his third Daytona 500 start on Sunday. The 22 year old will roll off fourth in the 60th annual race, his worst career starting spot in three tries. Now, is this the year that he finally gets over the hump and wins a race is the first question? If so, can he do it in the Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)? Elliott, has had seven runner-up finishes already in two full Monster Energy Cup Series season, five of which occurring last…

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NAPA Extends Hendrick Partnership, Full Season Sold Out

NAPA and Hendrick Motorsports announced on Tuesday that they have extended their agreement with Chase Elliott for more races in the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series seasons. The new agreement increases NAPA’s majority sponsorship of Elliott from 24 to 26 races annually beginning in 2018 and throughout the 2019-2020 extension. It guarantees primary sponsorship of the No. 9 team in the prestigious Daytona 500 each year and continues associate-level sponsorship in all non-primary events.

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Alex Bowman Wins The Pole For The 60th Annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For the first time of his career, Chase Elliott will have to race for something in the Can-Am Duels. The Hendrick Motorsports driver has won the last two Daytona 500 poles, the only two times he’s been in the field for the Great American Race too. But, despite making it to the final round of qualifying from a sunny Daytona International Speedway on Sunday afternoon, Elliott didn’t become the first driver in nearly 30 years to win three straight ‘500 poles. But, his teammate Alex Bowman picked…

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