Should Keselowski’s Last Of Speed This Weekend Worry Him?

Homestead, Fla – It’s not surprising to see most of the Championship 4 drivers up towards the front of the speed charts this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. On the opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session on Friday, the top three speeds were all championship eligible drivers. Note, I said the top three speeds, not four. Brad Keselowski has been off again. On Friday, he was 21st on the speed charts. While he was dealing with a brake problem, it’s a problem that he once again doesn’t have the…

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Number Crunching Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400, Expect a New Winner, Late Race Caution, Late Race Lead Change

We’ve made it to the final race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. It’s Ford championship weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) will wrap up what was a fantastic season in NASCAR’s premiere series. Four drivers head to the South Florida track with championship hopes on their mind. The top finisher this weekend out of Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski will be crowned the 2017 champion. So, who will it be. While I’ve wrote about each of…

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Hendrick/JGR Throwing It Back To 2000 For Season Finale At Homestead For Earnhardt/Kenseth Paint Schemes

We already knew that Dale Earnhardt Jr. was going to be racing in his final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season in 2017 back in the spring. What we didn’t know was that it appears that Matt Kenseth likely will be too. Just a few weeks ago, Kenseth called off his search for a full-time ride in NASCAR’s premiere series for 2018, saying that while it’s not retirement per say, it’s likely going to be his final year in Cup. So, with that being said, Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (3…

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War Of Words Starting, Harvick Says He Heads To Homestead With No Pressure, Says It’s All On Truex and Busch, Truex Scoffs

The Championship 4 is now set for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski will vie for a chance to win the 2017 championship this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. With that being said, one driver said that he has no pressure heading to South Florida this weekend for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) and that the pressure is on the two Toyota drivers. “Three of us have won championships, and Martin (Truex Jr.) has won a lot of…

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Truex The Ultimate Feel Good Story For This Year’s Championship

Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing win the feel good story of the year. While they’re not necessarily owed the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship, they’ve certainly earned it. They’ve also earned the championship in feel good moments too. For Truex, what an amazing story he is. In 2013, he thought he made the playoffs. Unfortunately, amid a cheating scandal not of his doing, he was taken back out. He would lose his sponsor NAPA, then his team in Michael Waltrip Racing due to the aftermath of…

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Truex May Be The Favorite, But If He Doesn’t Win The Championship, Don’t Automatically Think The System Is Flawed

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season is coming to a close in this weekend’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Championship 4 is now set and Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski will vie for the title in South Florida. Truex though, is the easy odds on favorite. He’s won seven times this season with 18 top five finishes and 25 top 10’s. He’s also led 2,175 laps as well. In the playoffs, he’s had a top five finish…

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Keselowski Looking For Redemption After 2012 Cup Championship, Give Penske INDYCAR and NASCAR Titles In Same Season

When the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs were set to begin, Brad Keselowski kept saying how he didn’t think he had the speed in his No. 2 Ford to contend for many race wins. While he was right, Keselowski has just one win over the nine races in the playoffs so far and that occurred on a restrictor plate track at Talladega. Also, Keselowski has just three wins all season, the others on a short track at Martinsville and on the 1.5-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway in the second…

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Ford Looking For 1st Cup Champion In Over a Decade

Since 1965, Ford has won just eight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championships. While they’re one of the most prestigious manufacturers and loyal participants in NASCAR, they just haven’t had the championship pedigree. Under the new “Chase” format that was adopted in 2004, Chevrolet has won 10 titles. Toyota and Dodge have each won a championship too. While Ford has won a title themselves, they haven’t won in over a decade. In fact, Kurt Busch won the inaugural championship under the “Chase” format in 2004. Unfortunately, they haven’t won a…

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Breaking Down The Championship 4 And Their Chances Of Taking The Title This Weekend at Homestead

The Championship 4 is now set. We have Toyota vs. Ford with Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch in the Toyota camps and Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski for Ford. With this weekend’s race being far different from the other 35 that we run in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, the first driver among those four to cross the finish line first in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) wins the 2017 championship too. This is the fourth year that we’ve been having this format, as the…

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Record Tying 7th Career Sprint Cup Championship With Ford EcoBoost 400 Victory

HOMESTEAD, Fla – History was made on Sunday night at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, as Jimmie Johnson tied Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty for the most career titles with his seventh career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Johnson, had to overcome a lot this season as he nearly lost his crew chief midway through the year as team owner Rick Hendrick told reporters on Friday afternoon that in the midst of their summer slump, that he contemplated splitting Johnson and Chad Knaus up. But, they over came that and had six…

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