Kyle Busch Wins the Pole for Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400

For the second straight week, it was another Toyota show in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying. Last week, Toyota’s swept the top two rows at Dover, this week at Pocono, they took the top three qualifying spots. Like last week, Kyle Busch will start on the pole, his second of the season, with the Joe Gibbs Racing driver turning a lap of 179.151 mph in his No. 18 Toyota. It was his third of his career at the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway and 21st of his Cup career. 

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Both Tire Penalties This Past Weekend At Dover, Cost Teams 4 Races, Is That Fair?

NASCAR penalized the No. 18 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team after a safety violation during events last weekend at Dover International Speedway. Crew chief Adam Stevens, tire changer Jacob Seminara and tire carrier Kenneth Barber were suspended from all NASCAR Series Championship Points Events for four races after a tire came off the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driven by Kyle Busch during the AAA 400 Drive for Autism. Busch’s pit crew appeared to drop the jack before the lug nuts were secure on the left-rear tire during a scheduled…

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Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson Top Cup Practices on Saturday in Dover

It was a Kyle and Kyle show on Saturday at the Dover International Speedway, as Kyle Busch topped the speed charts in this mornings Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice, while Kyle Larson led the way in final practice later on in the morning. Busch, who earned his first career Dover pole on Friday, turned a lap around the 1-mile oval at 158.040 mph in his No. 18 Toyota this morning. Ryan Blaney was second quickest with a speed of 157.929 mph in his No. 21 Ford, while Martin Truex…

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Kyle Busch Earns Cup Pole at Dover, Toyota’s Sweep Top 2 Rows

It was a Toyota lockout of the first two rows for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Dover International Speedway, as three Joe Gibbs Racing cars and a Furniture Row Racing entry swept qualifying spots 1-2-3-4. Kyle Busch earned his first Coors Light Pole Award of the 2017 season, and first of his career at Dover, turning a lap of 158.954 mph in his No. 18 Toyota for his 20th career Cup pole. The JGR driver finished second at Charlotte last weekend, and now hopes to get…

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Matt Kenseth, Kyle Busch Best Chance to Get JGR Back to Victory Lane This Weekend in Dover

We’re 12 races into the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, and Joe Gibbs Racing has yet to win a points paying race. That’s a far cry from winning well over half of the race at this point of the season last year. But, things started turning around for them the last few weeks at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch won the Monster Energy All-Star race and him and his teammates backed that up with a strong effort in last weekend’s Coca-Cola 600 from the 1.5-mile North Carolina…

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Kevin Harvick Earns Coca-Cola 600 Pole

Last time the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was on the Charlotte Motor Speedway for a points paying race, Kevin Harvick earned the pole for the Bank of America 500 last Fall. Tonight, Harvick earned his second straight points paying pole at the 1.5-mile North Carolina track, turning a lap of 193.424 mph in his No. 4 Ford in Round Three of Coors Light Pole Qualifying en route to his third pole of the 2017 season. Harvick, is a two-time winner of the Coca-Cola 600 (6 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN), winning in…

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Kyle Busch Wins Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race

It’s been a rough start to the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for the entire Joe Gibbs Racing organization. At this point last year, JGR had seven wins in the first 12 races. This season? Zero. But, Kyle Busch gave them some hope on Saturday night, as the Las Vegas native took his No. 18 Toyota to victory lane for the first time of his career in NASCAR’s All-Star race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. 

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