Earnhardt Jr. Finishes In Final Cup Series Starts, Kenseth And Danica And Respectively

Homestead, Fla – Three drivers were likely making their final Monster Energy NASCAR cup Series start at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. Two of the three may not ever make another Cup start, the other will make one more appearance next February at Daytona then call it quits herself. The biggest one was Dale Earnhardt Jr. The third generation driver was making his 631st and final Cup start in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400. Earnhardt, originally qualified his No. 88 Chevrolet 24th, but due to changing an engine during the opening practice…

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Chip Ganassi Admits To Possibility Of Fielding a Car For Danica Patrick at Daytona and Indy

Homestead, Fla – I’ve been saying from months now, that if Danica Patrick didn’t find a full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride that she should at least run the Indianapolis 500. I even wrote about it here on June 7. Well, five months later, I was proven right. Patrick, 35, revealed on Friday from the Homestead-Miami Speedway that this will indeed be her final Cup season and that she’s going to run just the Daytona 500 as well as the Indianapolis 500 for 2018. After that, her driving career is…

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With Danica Walking Away Now, NASCAR Loses Powerful Punch of Drivers After Sunday in Homestead

Homestead, Fla – We already knew in the spring that the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season would be Dale Earnhardt Jr’s swan song. He revealed that he was stepping away from NASCAR’s premiere series after this year. But, a few weeks ago, Matt Kenseth also announced that he too is walking away from the Cup Series for 2018. While he didn’t call it a “retirement” per say, he did say that he’s no longer actively pursuing a ride in NASCAR’s premiere series next year. Now, Danica Patrick also made…

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Danica Patrick Will Run 2018 Daytona 500 AND Indianapolis 500, Why This Is a Great Move For Her

Homestead, Fla – One sports loss is another one’s gain. Danica Patrick held a very emotional press conference on Friday from the Homestead-Miami Speedway in which she announced her retirement from full-time racing. Patrick, fought tears the whole way through as she said this was a tough decision but one that it was time to make. You could tell, that Patrick wasn’t quite ready to call it quits in NASCAR as she was as emotional as I’ve ever seen her. Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) will be her 251st…

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2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Silly Season Update, Will Danica/Kenseth Have a Ride?

Now that several ride for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup have been confirmed, what’s left? We know that Aric Almirola is set to be announced as the driver of the No. 10 Ford with Stewart-Haas Racing on Wednesday of next week. We also know that Darrell Wallace Jr. was named as the replacement driver for Almirola with Richard Petty Motorsports in the famed No. 43 Ford as well. We know that the No. 77 Toyota with Furniture Row Racing is being shut down due to lack of…

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2018 NASCAR Silly Season Update

As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are heating up, so are the silly season rumors. Just this week alone, another driver was made available via free agency as Front Row Motorsports announced that Landon Cassill won’t be back for the team in 2018. But, a possible destination for a free agent was taken away too, as Furniture Row Racing announced that they were shutting down the No. 77 Toyota entry due to a lack of funding. So, what’s left? Who’s rumored to go where? Here’s what we’re hearing. 

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All 4 SHR Cars Make The Final Round Of Bank of America 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/PRN) Qualifying

Concord, NC – It appears that Ford may have something for the Toyota’s this weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Yes, Toyota cars will have three of the top four starters in Sunday’s Bank of America 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/PRN), but Ford will also have four cars in the first four rows themselves. In fact, three of those four Fords belong to Stewart-Haas Racing. Even further, for the first time all season, all four SHR Fords made it to the third and final round of Coors Light Pole Award qualifying as…

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