Horrible Daytona 500 for Joe Gibbs Racing, Hendrick Motorsports Camps

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Joe Gibbs Racing and Hendrick Motorsports have won a lot over the last few years during Daytona Speedweeks. Since 2013, they’ve won 16 Speedweeks races, including three Clashes, 10 Duels and three Daytona 500’s. This year though, they had one in the entire Speedweeks with Chase Elliott’s win in the first Duel. In fact, they crashed 10 cars during the 2018 Speedweeks. The worst was the Daytona 500 itself. In fact, the race couldn’t have started any worse for the group. 

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How Did The 1st Day of Daytona 500 Practice Shape Up

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers took to the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday for not one, but two practice sessions in preparation for next Sunday’s 60th Running of the Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). These practices were very tame though, as most of the time, teams decided to do single car runs, or run in draft with teammates. There were times late in both sessions that some drafting practice too place too. In the first of two 50 minute…

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The Clash Has Been Owned By Joe Gibbs Racing Recently

This weekend will mark the unofficial start to the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The official start gets underway next weekend for the 60th annual Daytona 500, but this weekend, is the soft opening. 17 drivers will take part in the annual all-star event at the Daytona International Speedway with Sunday being the 40th straight year that the Cup drivers will take to the 2.5-mile banks of Daytona for the Clash. This year, is a bit different though. For the first time in years, the race is scheduled…

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Top Rides Filled By Young Talent In NASCAR For 2018

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season is hurrying upon us. We’re just a mere four weeks away from the season opening Daytona 500. One thing that occurred to me lately is that we have just six drivers in the entire field that has ever won a Cup championship. In fact, just one of those six have won multiple titles (Jimmie Johnson 7). Do we see another new champion in 2018? The odds are good for that and that’s because of this new found youth movement in NASCAR. Just…

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5 Storylines For Joe Gibbs Racing For 2018 Cup Season

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season couldn’t have gone much better for the entire Joe Gibbs Racing camp. They got three of their four drivers into the playoffs and nearly had two of them into the Championship 4. On the flip side, the fourth driver, a rookie, had a stellar debut season on NASCAR’s highest level. Now, JGR heads to 2018 with some big momentum, but a bit of a different direction. Here’s what I mean.

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Ultimate Stepping Stone To Greater NASCAR Opportunities

While the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is getting tougher and tougher to make money in, the series absolutely has to find a way to cut costs but be able to retain Kyle Busch Motorsports. While Kyle Busch himself has threatened to pull out of the series amid new rule changes that limit himself and other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers from competing in the series on a regular basis, the recent string of success and promotion of drivers from KBM shows that they need to somehow find a…

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Truex Earns 1st Phoenix Top 5 In 8 Years, Furniture Row Racing Has Great Day

Avondale, AZ – Whenever adveristy hits Furniture Row Racing, they always deliver. Earlier this season, Cole Pearn’s friend passed away. Martin Truex Jr. would go on to win that race weekend at Watkins Glen. Then, a few weeks ago at Kansas, a key crew member passed away due to a heart attack the night before the race. Truex, would win a day later. On Friday, it was announced that team owner Barney Visser suffered a heart attack last weekend. Truex and Erik Jones delivered in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at the Phoenix…

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