Fords Strong Showing in Richmond So Far This Weekend

Fords have really rejuvenated their dominance in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season. After seeing Toyota’s and Chevrolet cars/teams dominate the championships, victory lanes and laps led the last several years, Ford driver have had a resurgence for the 2017 season. So far, this weekend at the Richmond International Raceway, Ford teams are showing that their recent Ford improvement will stay around at least for another weekend. 

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Start to 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Season Pretty Even Among Manufacturers

It’s been a great start to the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for all three of the series’ manufacturers. After four races so far, each of the three manufacturers have won a race already, and each of the three have a driver in the top four of the Cup points standings as he head to race No. 5 at the Auto Club Speedway this weekend. At the start though, it appeared that maybe Fords were going to run away with this thing as Ford drivers won the first…

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Much Different Start to 2017 For Toyota As Well As Ford Than 2016 Season

Last year, Toyota was by far the manufacturer to beat at NASCAR’s top level. They won 16 of the 36 races and 57-percent of the overall laps. A Toyota driver was pacing the field for 5,592 of the 10,523 laps a year ago. They even led 158 of the 200 laps in the season opening Daytona 500 and placed four cars in the top five of the finishing order. The stats only proceeded to get better and better throughout the year too. The 2015 Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch started…

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Fords Shine on Sunday in Atlanta, 2-for-2 in Cup Races in 2017

Hampton, GA – Last week, I wrote how Fords were the class of the field at Daytona. They had 1-2 in the Daytona 500 and three cars finish in the top four last weekend. Then, on Saturday, I wrote how these cars could be the ones to watch in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 in Atlanta too. Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Fords Shining This Weekend in Atlanta Today, they didn’t disappoint.

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Fords in General Strong at Atlanta

Hampton, GA – It’s no secret, Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career hasn’t gone the way he’s wanted it to. Stenhouse, has yet to win a Cup race as he’s winless in 148 career starts. Furthermore, he only has 17 top 10’s in those 148 starts as well. But, 2017 so far is showing that Stenhouse may very well be on the verge of winning his first career Cup race. In fact, maybe it can come this weekend in Atlanta. Stenhouse, was fast off the truck on…

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Fords Fast, Toyota’s and RCR Cars Struggle in XFINTY Series Practices in Atlanta on Friday

Hampton, GA – Daytona was a great start to the 2017 NASCAR season for the entire Ford group. They won two of the three main Daytona Speedweeks races including Ryan Reed winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series season opener last Saturday afternoon. But, how would that success carryover to a 1.5-mile track like the Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend? After three practices on Friday, I’d say pretty well. In the first of three XFINITY Series practices from the 1.54-mile Georgia track on Friday, Ford drivers had three of the top four speeds…

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Ford Nabs 3 Cars In Top 4 Finishing Spots, Including 4th Daytona 500 Victory in 7 Years

Daytona Beach, Fla – Everyone thought Hendrick Motorsports or Joe Gibbs Racing would be the ones to beat in Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500. Out of the last 19 Daytona Speedweeks races on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series level, they’ve won 15 of them. In fact, they’ve won three of the last four Daytona 500’s. But, if anyone else were to win, Team Penske and their two-car Ford stable were the top ones to pick. Joey Logano won the 2015 Daytona 500 and Penske in general had won six…

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