Hendrick Steadily Improving, Need To Move From 10th to 15th Place Cars To Top 5 Next

The start of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season started off frustrating for the entire Hendrick Motorsports camp. It took until the fourth race of the season for any of their four drivers to get a top five finish. Unfortunately though, that result was later taken away for an L-1 violation. Through the first seven races of the year, all four HMS drivers struggled. The top driver in terms of average finishing position was Alex Bowman with a 16.28 result. Chase Elliott was next best with a 16.5.…

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Hendrick Motorsports Struggles In Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Qualifying

It wasn’t a very good Thursday at the track for the entire Hendrick Motorsports bunch. They struggled in the lone practice session of the day at the Charlotte Motor Speedway with Chase Elliott leading the way for the team with being sixth on the overall speed charts. William Byron was 11th while Alex Bowman and Jimmie Johnson were 21st and 22nd respectively. In qualifying later on in the day, none of the four make it to the final round of the Busch Pole Award session. In fact, they struggled even…

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Hertz Joins Hendrick Motorsports, To Sponsor William Byron

Last Saturday, William Byron said a crash at the Kansas Speedway hurt a lot. On Wednesday, he found a sponsor pertaining to that work. Sorry, for the bad play on words. The Hertz Corporation, one of the world’s largest vehicle rental companies, has joined 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports as a primary sponsor of leading rookie of the year contender William Byron and his iconic No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team beginning in 2018. As part of the two-year agreement, Hertz will be primary sponsor of the No.…

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Hendrick Motorsports Inching Closer To Playoff Contention

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season hasn’t started off as well as Hendrick Motorsports would have liked it to. Through 11 races, they’ve yet to visit victory lane in NASCAR’s premiere series. In fact, its been 34 long races since they’ve last won a Cup Series race. As we head to Saturday night’s race at the Kansas Speedway, I still wouldn’t put them as a favorite either. But, what they’re doing, they’re just steadily getting better and better as the year has gone on. A month or so…

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Despite Elliott Frustrated With 3rd Place Finish and Byron/Johnson Causing Melee, Still a Strong Day For Hendrick Cars in Dega

TALLADEGA, Ala – Once upon a time, the Hendrick Motorsports cars were the top dogs in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on restrictor plate tracks. Now, they’re just happy to do what they did, three cars finishing in the top 12. Some may look at the Lap 165 crash as what was a bad day for the four car organization, but I see even more positives leaving the Talladega Superspeedway this weekend. 

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Elliott Earns 8th Career Runner-Up Finish, Johnson Rebounds For 2nd Straight Top 6

It was a great night for the Hendrick Motorsports camp. While they still aren’t there yet in terms of race wins, and Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond Raceway further showed that, it was still another great step in the right direction. Chase Elliott would bring his No. 9 Chevrolet home second on the .75-mile Virginia race track, for his best finish of the season. He also did so with Kenny Francis as his interim crew chief, as his normal crew chief Alan Gustafson is still serving his…

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Johnson, Bowman Shine For Hendrick Motorsports Monday at Bristol

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has definitely been labeled as a rebuilding year for Hendrick Motorsports. Gone are veterans like Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne. In are three drivers aged 24 or younger. Neither of which have ever won a Cup race before. With Jimmie Johnson struggling on his end too, you can see where this was going for the HMS group. But, Monday’s weather delayed Food City 500 at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway gives the storied organization some new life. 

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Can Hendrick Motorsports Get Going This Weekend in Texas

They’ve had a week to get things back in order. A week to digest all that they’ve learned through the first six races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Now, Hendrick Motorsports is hoping to come out of the first off week of the 2018 season with a vengeance. See, none of the four drivers reside in the top 10 of the Cup points standings. The best is Alex Bowman in 14th. But, the team is starting to improve and starting to stack solid finish after solid finish.…

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Lowe’s To Leave NASCAR After 2018, Elliott Hit With L1 Penalty From Phoenix

It was a rough day for half of the Hendrick Motorsports organization on Tuesday. First, it started when Lowe’s announced that they won’t be returning to Jimmie Johnson’s team for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. “Working with Hendrick Motorsports, Jimmie, Chad (Knaus) and the entire No. 48 team has been an incredible journey,” said Michael P. McDermott, Lowe’s chief customer officer. “Rick Hendrick and his organization have been exceptional partners, and we could not have asked for more from Jimmie – a consummate champion and an incredible…

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Why I’m a Little Skeptical On Hendrick Motorsports This Weekend in Fontana

Statistically, the Auto Club Speedway has been kind to Hendrick Motorsports over the years. While Alex Bowman hasn’t raced on the 2-mile California track before for Hendrick, he was very good at its sister track in Michigan during the 2016 season in the race that he filled in for Dale Earnhardt Jr. William Byron is a rookie and coming off of a momentum changing race last weekend in Phoenix, a race that he led his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series laps in and finished 12th. Chase Elliott and…

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