Sunday Is Truex’s Turn To Win Again

We’re to the point that I wouldn’t be shocked if outside of the Talladega playoff race in the Fall, that the “Big 3” are going to win all of the remaining races on the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. I mean, we’re now 21 races into the season and Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick have combined to win 16 of them. In fact, if you take out the three restrictor plate races run this year, they’re 16-for-18. You would think that with this weekend being…

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Big 3 Likely Favorites Again This Weekend In Pocono

It’s no secret, the “Big 3” on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season have by and far been leaps and bounds better than everyone else. Heading into Sunday’s Gander Outdoors 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), they’ve won 15 of the 20 races run in 2018. But, if you take out the three restrictor plate races run, they’re really won 15 of 17 races. So, can anyone challenge them in this weekend’s race at the Pocono Raceway? Trends say, yes. 

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Over The Last 42 Cup Races, Only 2 Organizations Other Than “Big 3” Have Won A Non Plate Race

It’s the biggest story in NASCAR now right. The “Big 3 right?” On Sunday, the “Big 3” took three of the top four finishing positions in the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Shocker, I know. Kevin Harvick bumped Kyle Busch out of the way en route to his sixth victory of the season. Busch, had to settle for second while Martin Truex Jr. was fourth. Last week, Truex won while Busch was fourth and Harvick was fifth. Two weeks prior to that, Busch was first,…

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Harvick Bumps Busch Out Of The Way For 6th Victory Of The Season In New Hampshire

Tell me if you’re heard this before, the “Big 3” dominated the final finishing order of Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In fact, all three finished in the top four of this weekend’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 on the Magic Mile. In the end though, it was down to Kyle Busch vs. Kevin Harvick for the win. Each had a series leading five wins a piece coming into this weekend. Harvick, passed his teammate Aric Almirola on the final restart of the…

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Have Busch and Truex Caught Up To Harvick?

Heading into Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Kevin Harvick is tied with Kyle Busch for most race wins of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with five apiece. He’s a legitimate threat to win his second career Cup Series title in November. But, the question lies, has Busch and Martin Truex Jr. caught up to Harvick’s fast pace that he stormed out of the gates with? While Harvick does have five victories already in 2018, none have come in the last eight weeks.…

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“Big 4” In NASCAR Show Up In The End Of Sunday’s Overton’s 400

JOLIET, Ill – By the time we hit the Month of May, we were talking about how Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch were virtually shoo-ins for the Championship 4 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Then, by the end of June, Martin Truex Jr. stamped his name into the conversation. Now, leaving Sunday’s Overton’s 400 at the Chicagoland Speedway, it’s clear that the four drivers that will likely contest for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship in November are set. Yes, there are still 19 races left in the season but at…

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Since The Start Of 2017 Truex, Busch And Harvick Have Dominated Races On 1.5-Mile Tracks

For the sixth time of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, we head to a 1.5-mile track. Sunday’s Overton’s 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Chicagoland Speedway will also be the 17th race on an intermediate track since the start of the 2017 season. With that being said, don’t be surprised if either Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch or Martin Truex Jr. win Sunday’s race. Shocker, I know. 

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Harvick Earns 6th Michigan Runner-Up Finish In Rain Shortened Race

Kevin Harvick has to be wondering what does he have to do to get back to victory lane at the Michigan International Speedway. Heading into this weekend’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at the Irish Hills race track, Harvick had won five of the first 14 races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. He also led a series-high 909 laps too. This was his chance to get back to victory lane in Michigan. 

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Since 2013, Harvick And Elliott Have Combined To Finish Runner-Up In 8 Of The Last 10 Cup Races at Michigan

It’s no secret, Kevin Harvick has been the top driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series all season long. With this weekend’s track, the Michigan International Speedway, rewarding downright horsepower, shouldn’t Harvick’s No. 4 Ford be among the favorites? The stats say, yes. 

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Truex, Busch And Harvick’s Dominance Eye Opening

Parity used to ring kind in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. But, over the last calendar year, that is becoming to be a foregone conclusion. In fact, if you go back to one year ago today, 36 races to be exact, three drivers are leaps and bounds better than anyone else competing in the series on a full time basis. There are 36 races in a Cup season, so this in theory is a full seasons worth of data. Take a look at what Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch…

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