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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Elliott Earns 4th Top 10 in 5 Phoenix Starts, Hendrick Has Better Day on Sunday In Phoenix

AVONDALE, AZ – The start of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has been miserable for the entire Hendrick Motorsports organization. But, Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix on Sunday, was cause for hope for the storied organization. Rookie William Byron led his first laps of his Cup career, leading 15 circuits around the 1.022-mile Arizona track on Sunday. He’d finish a career best 12th. 

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Joe Gibbs Racing Seems Off In Vegas, Hendrick Improving

LAS VEGAS, NV – It’s no secret, the start of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season hasn’t been the greatest for arguably two of the top teams in the sport. Both Joe Gibbs Racing and Hendrick Motorsports haven’t been a contender at either of the first two races of the year in Daytona and Atlanta and so far it doesn’t look like they will be in Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) either. While Denny Hamlin has completed 100-percent of the laps this year, one of only…

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New Sponsor For Alex Bowman For 2018, 2019 and 2020

Eastman Performance Films, LLC, a subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Company, has joined 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports as a primary sponsor of driver Alex Bowman and the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team in the premier NASCAR Cup Series through 2020. The sponsorship featuring the LLumar brand of window film and paint protection film was announced today at Eastman’s Elite Dealer Conference in San Diego. Eastman will be a primary sponsor of Bowman, 24, for one race in 2018 and two races each season in 2019 and 2020. The…

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Bowman Keeps It Conservative In 1st Duel, Other 2 Teammates Not as Lucky

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For the last four years now, Hendrick Motorsports has won at least one Can Am Duel at the Daytona International Speedway during Speedweeks. They swept the twin 60 lap races in 2015, then saw Dale Earnhardt Jr. win the first duel in 2016. Last year, Chase Elliott won the first duel himself. This year, it was Elliott again, this time winning the second duel. That’s basically a three race win streak though in the opening duel in the last three years right? For the 2018 edition, they…

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Numbers Good For Hendrick Motorsports For Daytona 500 Win On Sunday

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season opener kicks off this Sunday at the Daytona International Speedway. The 60th annual Daytona 500 will contest, and a lot of uncertainty will certainly ensue. But, despite Ford winning seven straight points paying restrictor plate races, Chevrolet and Hendrick Motorsports will be among the ones to beat. First off, if they do so, they will likely see a winner among the youngest teams in NASCAR history. HMS will become the first organization to start three drivers under the age of 25…

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