5 Early Favorites, 5 Early Sleepers, 5 Don’t Touch Drivers For Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

After a week off to recharge their batteries, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers return to action this weekend at the Texas Motor Speedway. So far, three drivers stand out as favorites to land the 2018 title. Did all three make my favorites list? I also have five early sleepers to keep an eye out on. In the last race in Martinsville, I had Clint Bowyer on this list. If you threw a couple bucks his way based off the early line, you would be a lot richer right…

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Kyle Busch Earns 3rd Runner-Up Finish In 4 Weeks at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, VA – Kyle Busch headed to the Martinsville (VA) Speedway frustrated. He leaves and heads to the Easter break just as mad. See, Busch initially was just happy to finish second four weeks ago in Las Vegas. He said then that he, nor anyone else for that matter, had anything for Kevin Harvick that day. The next week at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix, his tone changed. 

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5 Favorite, 5 Early Sleepers and 5 Don’t Touch Drivers For This Weekend in Martinsville

March Madness is still thriving as the term “favorites” and “sleepers” are stealing the headlines. Well, NASCAR can play to that role too. This weekend at the Martinsville Speedway, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will try to head into the off week with as much momentum as they possibly can. But, after tons of research, it’s looking like we have some clear cut favorites and sleepers to keep an eye out on for Sunday’s STP 500 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). There’s also some drivers to stay clear…

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Growing More and More Frustrated, Kyle Busch Eyeing Martinsville Win

Following a second place finish at Las Vegas, Kyle Busch was pleased with the runner-up effort. He said he nor anyone else had anything for Kevin Harvick that day. Following another second place run the next week at Phoenix, Busch was getting frustrated. He had a race-high in laps led but a costly pit stop forced him to come home runner-up again to Harvick. Last weekend, he led the second most laps and started the race second, but he had nothing for Martin Truex Jr. and would finish third. He…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

FONTANA, Calif – Can Kevin Harvick win his unprecedented fourth straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday at the Auto Club Speedway? He’s dominated the 2018 season thus far and is going for a clean sweep of the NASCAR west coast swing. If he’s going to do so though, he’s going to have to win from the 10th starting position. 

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5 Favorites, 5 Sleepers and a Don’t Touch List For Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

With the NCAA Tournament starting up this week, it’s a great time of year to be talking about favorites and sleepers. So why not put out an early favorites and sleepers list for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Auto Club Speedway? Everyone loves a good Cinderella story right? Well, with how Kevin Harvick’s been dominating the Cup Series races this season, there’s some good underdog situations for this weekend’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Here’s the list I have for this weekend. 

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For 2nd Straight Week, Busch Follows Harvick Across The Finish Line

AVONDALE, AZ – Last weekend, Kyle Busch said that his second place finish to race winner Kevin Harvick was the best he’s ever felt after not winning. He said he was basically the best in class as he watched Harvick lead 214 of the 267 laps that day. He had nothing for him. No one did for that matter. For a second straight week, Busch had nothing for Harvick again. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver followed Harvick across the finish line in Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

AVONDALE, AZ – The penultimate race of NASCAR’s west coast swing is here as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams take to the ISM Raceway for Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). With that being said, who are the ones to beat in Sunday’s fourth race of the season? Here are my five. 

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s DC Solar 200 (4 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

This weekend at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix is the first where we won’t have a NASCAR tripleheader. The first three weeks saw all three of NASCAR’s top divisions race at the same track on the same race weekend. This week, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers headed back east while the XFINITY Series teams and Cup teams stayed out west and will take to the 1.022-mile Arizona track. Saturday’s DC Solar 200 (4 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) will be the fourth XFINITY Series race of the season. So…

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Kyle Busch Gets 1st Vegas Trucks Win, 50th Of Career On Friday Night

LAS VEGAS, NV – With an assist from lapped traffic, Kyle Busch took the lead late in Friday night’s Stratosphere 200 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and cruised to his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win on his hometrack. While it was far from his first Truck Series victory in general, Friday night’s trip to victory lane was the 50th of Busch’s Truck career, one shy of tying Ron Hornaday Jr. for most all-time. It’s rare to see Busch not win a race on any given track on…

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