Sunday’s Auto Club 400 Could Be Survival of the Fittest

Fontana, Calif – After three practice sessions as well as a three-round qualifying session, one thing is for sure entering Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN) this weekend’s race could be an event of the survival of the fittest. The 2-mile Auto Club Speedway has chewed up and spit out several cars so far this weekend, as we’ve seen a bunch of crashes. Among those two incidents were two of the top drivers to recently race at Fontana. It all started in Friday’s lone practice session of the day…

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Larson, Cup Regulars Dominate XFINITY Series Race in Fontana

Fontana, Calif – Kyle Larson overcame a midrace pit-road speeding penalty and held on for victory Saturday in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular posted his first XFINITY victory of the season and the sixth of his career at the site of his first series win. His Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet was .127 seconds — about a car-length — ahead of Joey Logano’s Team Penske No. 22 Ford at the checkered flag. “The racing there at…

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Kyle Busch Hoping to Get Back to Victory Lane Sunday in Fontana

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has been a very frustrating one for Kyle Busch. At Daytona, a cut tire left him frustrated with Goodyear and a 38th place finish in the season opening Daytona 500. The next week in Atlanta, they just never got a handle on his No. 18 Toyota as he finished a disappointing 16th. Then, at Las Vegas, his home track, Busch was running third on the final lap in the final turn, but contact with Joey Logano sent him spinning towards a 22nd…

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Despite 3rd Place Finish, It Was Another Frustrating Ending for Kyle Busch

Avondale, AZ- Last week, Kyle Busch was well on his way to his first top five finish of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. In the season opener, he crashed out at Daytona and finished 38th. He was very frustrated with Goodyear for the cut tire in that crash in Turn 3 that day. At Atlanta, they were just off and finished 16th. Last Sunday, at his home track in Las Vegas, he was running third before contact with him and Joey Logano in the last turn on…

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Late Race Pit Gamble Leads Ryan Newman to End Winless Drought in Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Kyle Busch appeared to have Sunday’s Camping World 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway well in control. Inside of 10 laps-to-go, Busch held a commanding lead in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 1.022-mile Arizona oval. But, today was just another reason to show that you can’t turn off the TV early. Busch, held a 3.23-second lead over second place Kyle Larson with six laps left, but unfortunately for them, pole sitter Joey Logano blew a right front tire on the front stretch and…

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Busch vs. Logano Part 2 in Phoenix? Both Will be Running Up Front This Weekend

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve most certainly have seen the video of Kyle Busch and Joey Logano’s scuffle on pit road at the end of last Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Busch, was mad that Logano got into him in Turn 4 on the final lap which sent his No. 18 Toyota spinning towards pit road. Instead of nabbing his first top five of the season, Busch would finish outside the top 20 again. That’s why tempers were so hot. Now, we head…

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Good Start to 2017 Season for NASCAR’s Young Guns

The youth movement is starting to really take shape at NASCAR’s premiere level. With recent stars like Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards retiring, the younger drivers are finally getting their chance to shine and show what they’ve really got. After three races to this season, they’re doing just that. Four of the top six drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings are 26 or younger in age. 24-year old Kyle Larson is really showing that he can be the championship contender that we all thought he…

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