Kevin Harvick Earns Coca-Cola 600 Pole

Last time the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was on the Charlotte Motor Speedway for a points paying race, Kevin Harvick earned the pole for the Bank of America 500 last Fall. Tonight, Harvick earned his second straight points paying pole at the 1.5-mile North Carolina track, turning a lap of 193.424 mph in his No. 4 Ford in Round Three of Coors Light Pole Qualifying en route to his third pole of the 2017 season. Harvick, is a two-time winner of the Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN), winning in…

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FOX to Make Pocono’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Broadcast All Driver

Media needs to be aware, professional athletes are coming for our jobs. Fox Sports announced from the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday that their NASCAR XFINITY Series broadcast on June 10 from the Pocono Raceway will be run broadcasted by current Monster Energy NASCAR cup Series drivers. This is the first time something like this has happened. 

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Aric Almirola Wins Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300

Aric Almirola knew on Friday that his No. 98 Ford had a shot at winning today’s Sparks Energy 300 at the Talladega Superspeedway. The Biagi-DenBeste Racing driver ran 10 practice laps and parked his Ford for the rest of the day saying he knew then that this car had the capability of winning this weekend. He was right. 

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Jones/Larson Lead Cup Practices on Saturday at Richmond

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers had two more opportunities on Saturday morning to dial in their cars in preparation for Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN) at the Richmond International Raceway. In the first session, Erik Jones topped the speed charts with a lap around the .75-mile Virginia short track at 120.714 mph in his No. 77 Toyota. Jones, was second quickest in the lone practice session of the day on Friday, and today, he showed that speed remained. 

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Furniture Row Racing Strong Weekend So Far in Richmond

Last weekend at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway, Furniture Row Racing was stellar. Martin Truex Jr. and his teammate Erik Jones ran inside the top five for most of the afternoon in Monday’s rain delayed Food City 500, before Jones had an issue and Truex was caught speeding on pit road. Truex though, led 116 of the 500 laps at Bristol and finished eighth while Jones came home 17th. But, in practice they were strong too. 

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For 2nd Straight Year Erik Jones Wins XFINITY Seies Race at Bristol

Erik Jones is a man on a mission in NASCAR XFINITY Series action. He won the race last weekend at the Texas Motor Speedway as well as the race last spring at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Today, he went two straight in each. Jones, took the lead with 20 laps remaining in the rain-interrupted Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 and held on in the XFINITY Series win at the .533-mile Tennessee oval. 

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Erik Jones Quietly Making Himself a Contender at Bristol This Weekend

Typically, rookies don’t fare well at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. It’s a daunting place that chews up and spits out the best of the drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. But, after all three practice sessions so far this weekend at the high banked .533-mile Tennessee short track, a rookie is shining. Erik Jones was fastest in the lone practice session of the day on Friday afternoon, then he backed that up with even more speed and was second fastest in the first of two practice sessions…

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