Logano Leads Practices On Saturday, Could Give “Big 3” Run For Their Money

HOMESTEAD, Fla – Joey Logano vowed last week that he was the favorite to win this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. That sparked some controversy within the garage as not many people were talking about him being a legitimate title contender. Even heading into this weekend’s season finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Logano still said that he was the favorite over the “Big 3?”Can he back that up? So far, yes. 

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Hamlin Steals Pole For Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

HOMESTEAD, Fla – For the third time in the last four years, Denny Hamlin will start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season finale on the pole. Hamlin, circled the Homestead-Miami Speedway with a lap of 173.863 mph in his No. 11 Toyota on Friday evening en route to his fourth Busch Pole Award of the 2018 season and 30th of his Cup career. It was also the second straight year that he will lead the field to green in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) as he…

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Brett Moffitt Wins Ford EcoBoost 200, 2018 Championship In Storybook Season

HOMESTEAD, Fla – What a story it was for Hattori Racing Enterprises and Brett Moffitt in 2018. From a start up team a few years ago, to not even knowing if they’d be able to run the full slate this season, to champion in November. It was a story made for movies. 

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Championship 4 Podcast Previewing This Weekend’s Events In Homestead

Greg DePalma, Eric Smith of Race Review Online and Kenny Bruce of KennyBruce.net set the table for Sunday’s crowning race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season in Florida. Martin Truex Jr. is in search of a second consecutive title, but will have to battle Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano to the finish at the Ford EcoBoost 400. They also update the latest driver/team changes for 2019.   Listen here

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Who’s Going To Win Friday’s Truck Series Championship?

We’re down to the final race of the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. One race, four drivers vying to become season champ in Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 20 (8 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). But, who’s it going to be as the champion when the smoke settles on Friday night? If I had to guess, here’s how I see the four finishing. 

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Mobil 1 The Grid Previews The Road To Homestead

The 2018 NASCAR Playoffs kicked off at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in mid-September, with the season’s star performers embarking on a 10-race run for Cup glory, which will now see a four-way battle for the title between Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick. Mobil 1 The Grid caught up with Erik Jones, Jimmie Johnson, Aric Almirola, Kurt Busch, as well as Kyle Busch and Harvick themselves, to find out more about the path to Homestead-Miami.

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Main Takeaways From Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400

Now that we’re in the morning after a thrilling season finale weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, lets wrap up the season with the final edition of my main takeaways. To me, it wasn’t just about Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season finale, it was just how great of a weekend it was for NASCAR in general. But, as far as the Ford EcoBoost 400 goes, here are my thoughts. 

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Earnhardt Jr. Finishes In Final Cup Series Starts, Kenseth And Danica And Respectively

Homestead, Fla – Three drivers were likely making their final Monster Energy NASCAR cup Series start at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. Two of the three may not ever make another Cup start, the other will make one more appearance next February at Daytona then call it quits herself. The biggest one was Dale Earnhardt Jr. The third generation driver was making his 631st and final Cup start in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400. Earnhardt, originally qualified his No. 88 Chevrolet 24th, but due to changing an engine during the opening practice…

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Kyle Larson Dominates Ford EcoBoost 400, Finishes 3rd

Homestead, Fla – Kyle Larson showed on Sunday that if he can ever make the Championship 4 at in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, then the Chip Ganassi Racing driver is nearly a shoo-in to win the season championship. That isn’t shocking though, as we’ve been saying that the last few years. 

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Brad Keselowski Just Didn’t Have The Speed, Finishes 7th at Homestead

Homestead, Fla – Brad Keselowski showed that it doesn’t mean that you have to have the most speed to win vie for a championship anymore. But, he did have to have the speed to win the championship on Sunday. Jimmie Johnson showed us that last year that without the right speed, you can still contend, in winning his record-tying seven Cup title. Keselowski, further staked that claim as he was no where near the best car/driver this season. That distinction went to Toyota and Martin Truex Jr. He and Kyle Busch combined…

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