Mobil 1 The Grid Takes a Look at SHR’s Switch From Chevrolet to Ford

It’s no secret, Tony Stewart was a Chevy guy. In 13 of his 18 full-time seasons in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Stewart drove a Chevrolet powered car. Even his teams out of NASCAR were powered by Chevy. When he left Joe Gibbs Racing to form his own team in for the 2009 season, Stewart-Haas Racing, Stewart chose Chevy. From 2009-2016, SHR won three Cup championships including 36 different races. That’s why it was such a shock in the offseason when they switched from Chevy to Ford. Mobil 1…

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Brad Keselowski Makes Last Lap Pass to Win XFINITY Series Race in Pocono

The NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Pocono Raceway didn’t disappoint on Saturday, as Brad Keselowski dominated the race, but the win in the Pocono Green 250 didn’t come easy. Keselowski, was the first driver to win all three stages in an XFINITY race, as he took his No. 22 Ford to victory lane for the first time of the season and 35th of his XFINITY Series career. It was also the first time the No. 22 Team Penske entry has been in victory lane since Texas in 2015, which…

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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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