Strategy Nearly Works As Kyle Busch Comes Up Just Short, Finishes 2nd In Ford EcoBoost 400

Homestead, Fla – Kyle Busch nearly outlasted the field in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400, but the Las Vegas native came up just short of his second career Cup championship. Busch, was strong from the get go, finishing third in the first stage. In the second stage, he’d finish fourth. He was positioning himself for a great run in the end. It nearly happened too. 

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Hamlin Shows He’s The Favorite To Beat, He and Truex Leads Final Cup Practice Sessions Of 2017 Season

Homestead, Fla – The final two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions of the 2017 season occurred on Saturday from the Homestead-Miami Speedway. In those sessions, one thing became clear, Denny Hamlin has the car to beat in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN). Hamlin, topped the speed charts in the first of two 55-minute practices on Saturday morning with a speed of 171.130 mph in his No. 11 Toyota. On Friday, Hamlin was fifth quickest in the lone practice session of the day and backed that speed up…

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Denny Hamlin Earns Homestead Pole, All 4 Championship 4 Contenders In The Top 10

Homestead, Fla – Since there aren’t any stage points being awarded to the Championship 4 drivers this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, it really doesn’t matter where any of them start in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN). It’s where they finish. Instead, they’ll all have a good view of one another to start Sunday’s race, as all four will roll off inside of the top 10. But, it was a non championship eligible driver who took the Coors Light Pole Award though. Denny Hamlin powered his No. 11 Toyota…

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Championship 4 Drivers Top Friday’s Practice, Earnhardt Jr. To Start In The Rear With Engine Change

Homestead, Fla – The last three years under the new Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 format, the race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway has been won by a playoff eligible driver. Basically, the race winner has also won the Cup championship. That’s why it’s to no surprise at all that the top three speeds in Friday’s lone practice at the Homestead-Miami Speedway were championship eligible drivers. Kyle Busch topped the speed charts with a lap around the 1.5-mile South Florida track at 172.695 mph in his No. 18 Toyota. Busch,…

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Championship 4 Drivers Have Had Tons Of Success With Current Crew Chiefs

A lot of people fail to realize just how much of a team sport that NASCAR is. It’s easy to give the driver all of the credit. After all, they’re the ones slinging a 3,500 pound car around a race track at speeds in excess of 180 mph for 3+ hours. They have to endure temperatures inside of the car well over 110 degrees while pulling g-forces three times the weight of their body. So, it’s easy to give them the bulk of the credit. But, it also takes a…

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War Of Words Starting, Harvick Says He Heads To Homestead With No Pressure, Says It’s All On Truex and Busch, Truex Scoffs

The Championship 4 is now set for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski will vie for a chance to win the 2017 championship this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. With that being said, one driver said that he has no pressure heading to South Florida this weekend for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) and that the pressure is on the two Toyota drivers. “Three of us have won championships, and Martin (Truex Jr.) has won a lot of…

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Ultimate Stepping Stone To Greater NASCAR Opportunities

While the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is getting tougher and tougher to make money in, the series absolutely has to find a way to cut costs but be able to retain Kyle Busch Motorsports. While Kyle Busch himself has threatened to pull out of the series amid new rule changes that limit himself and other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers from competing in the series on a regular basis, the recent string of success and promotion of drivers from KBM shows that they need to somehow find a…

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