After Recent Slumps, Elliott, Logano Leave Michigan With Top 5s

We all knew Kyle Larson would be the one to beat for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at the Michigan International Speedway. After all, he finished in the top three in both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races at the 2-mile track a year ago, including a win last August. Mix that with a win at Michigan’s sister track in Fontana back in March, as well as starting on the pole for today’s race, and it was really clear that he was a favorite to win this weekend. But, Chase Elliott…

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Kyle Larson Dominates Cup Race in Michigan, Elliott Comes Home 2nd for 3rd Straight Time at MIS

I called this on Monday, but Kyle Larson dominated Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Michigan International Speedway, leading 96 of the 200 laps en route to his third career victory. Larson, got by Kyle Busch on a late race restart with under 20 laps-to-go, and never looked back, despite two more restarts. The restarts at the end were what showed that Larson is going to be a star in this series as he made everyone else look silly. He used the side draft entering Turn 1…

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FOX to Make Pocono’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Broadcast All Driver

Media needs to be aware, professional athletes are coming for our jobs. Fox Sports announced from the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday that their NASCAR XFINITY Series broadcast on June 10 from the Pocono Raceway will be run broadcasted by current Monster Energy NASCAR cup Series drivers. This is the first time something like this has happened. 

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Joey Logano Looking to Earn that Encumbered Win Back This Weekend at Kansas

Eight different Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers have won a race through the first 10 races of the 2017 season so far. But, only seven of those eight can say that their win will count towards a playoff berth come September. Joey Logano won the race at the Richmond International Raceway on April 30, but by virtue of his No. 22 Ford failing inspection at the R&D center in Charlotte later on in that following week, NASCAR encumbered that victory. Basically, he can keep the win, but it doesn’t…

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Aric Almirola Wins Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300

Aric Almirola knew on Friday that his No. 98 Ford had a shot at winning today’s Sparks Energy 300 at the Talladega Superspeedway. The Biagi-DenBeste Racing driver ran 10 practice laps and parked his Ford for the rest of the day saying he knew then that this car had the capability of winning this weekend. He was right. 

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Joey Logano Penalized After Richmond Win, Can’t Count Victory for Playoffs

Hope Joey Logano really enjoyed his victory on Sunday at the Richmond International Raceway, I mean REALLY enjoyed it, because on Thursday, NASCAR announced that they have penalized Logano’s No. 22 Team Penske Ford team for rear suspension being in violation. It was discovered during a teardown at the R&D Center in Concord, North Carolina. The penalty carries multiple consequences, which includes making Joey Logano’s win at Richmond on Sunday encumbered. The encumbered win is the first for a victorious Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team since NASCAR adopted that policy…

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Team Penske Duo the Ones to Watch Again This Weekend at Talladega

Last weekend, Team Penske had about as perfect of a race weekend as they could across all forms of motorsports. In the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Phoenix International Raceway, they saw all four cars combine to lead all 250 laps of that race, as well as sweeping the top two finishing positions. They placed three of their four cars in the top four on Saturday night too. Then, one day later, Penske’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers combined to lead 135 of the 400 laps at the…

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