Kenseth/Busch Leads Cup Practices on Saturday at Pocono

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is having a rare race weekend at the Pocono Raceway. They didn’t take to the track for the first time of the weekend until Saturday morning, as they had two practice sessions from the 2.5-mile track today. On Sunday, race day, they will qualify in the morning, then race after, meaning today’s two practice sessions were the lone of the weekend. 

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Surprises Like Danica, Buescher and Earnhardt Jr. Having Good Weekends at Sonoma

Danica Patrick may consider road courses a strong suit for her, but Chris Buescher and Dale Earnhardt Jr. don’t. Danica, ran well at Sonoma last year, but was just a bit off strategy to nab a win. So far this weekend, she’s been quietly strong. Patrick, was 13th and 12th respectively in the two practice sessions on Friday. That gave her some high hopes to make the second and final round of Coors Light Pole qualifying from the California road course on Saturday. She never thought though that she’d turn…

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Great STP 500 Out of JTG-Daughtery Racing in Martinsville

Martinsville, VA – Neither of the two JTG-Daughtery Racing cars went to victory lane in Sunday’s STP 500 at the Martinsville Speedway on Sunday. In fact, neither picked up a top five finish either. But, Sunday sure felt like a win for the group despite those statements. A.J. Allmendinger brought his No. 47 Chevrolet home sixth on Sunday while his teammate Chris Buescher took his No. 37 Chevy to an 11th place effort at the .526-mile Virginia paperclip. It was the best overall race weekend for the team this entire…

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Truex, Buescher, Allmendinger’s Car Fail Inspection, Johnson/Blaney To Go to Backup Cars for Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, Fla – Three cars failed post-race inspection following Thursday’s Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway, disallowing their finishing positions and forcing them to the rear of Sunday’s Daytona 500 (2 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The No. 37 and 47 Chevrolets of Chris Buescher and AJ Allmendinger, both of JTG Daugherty Racing, and the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota of Martin Truex Jr. all failed at the height station.

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RFR Scales Back to 2 Teams, Moves No. 16 Team/Charter to Form 2nd JTG Team With Chris Buescher As Driver

Roush Fenway Racing has announced its 2017 plans for the NASCAR Cup Series that will see the organization field a two-car Cup operation next season, with drivers Trevor Bayne and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. piloting the No. 6 and No. 17 Ford Fusions, respectively, in NASCAR’s highest series. In addition, Kevin Kidd and Tommy Wheeler will lead Roush Fenway’s overall competition efforts going forward. Kidd will assume the role of Competition Director, and Wheeler will serve as the team’s Operations Director. The team will lease its No. 16 NASCAR Charter and…

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Where Will Biffle End Up, What Are the Best Options to Replace Him at RFR?

On Monday, Greg Biffle informed his team at Roush/Fenway Racing that he wouldn’t be back for 2017. Biffle, was growing tired of not contending, and with being 47 years old soon, he knows his window for competing for victories at NASCAR’s top level is quickly closing. With RFR trying to find a new identity, Biffle can’t just sit back and wait for that to happen another year. But, with that being said, where can he go that he will contend? Then, who will RFR replace him with? As far as…

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Biffle/Johnson Lead Sprint Cup Practices from Talladega on Friday

TALLADEGA, Ala – Friday was Fast Friday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as with this weekend being a restrictor plate race, the top brass gave the teams two practice sessions today to get acclimated to drafting on the 2.66-mile high banked Talladega Superspeedway. Normally, the series will practice in the early afternoon, then qualify later on in the day on Friday and have two more practice sessions on Saturday on most race weekends, but with plate tracks, the schedule is a bit different. Greg Biffle topped the leaderboard in…

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