Kyle Larson Dominates Ford EcoBoost 400, Finishes 3rd

Homestead, Fla – Kyle Larson showed on Sunday that if he can ever make the Championship 4 at in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, then the Chip Ganassi Racing driver is nearly a shoo-in to win the season championship. That isn’t shocking though, as we’ve been saying that the last few years. 

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Another Engine Failure Keeps Bad Luck String Going For Kyle Larson

Avondale, AZ – Kyle Larson has to be wanting the checkered flag to fall as quickly as possible at next weekend’s Homestead-Miami Speedway. In fact, if I were in his shoes, I’d be counting down the hours. Larson, started the season off hot with four top two finishes in the first five races. He’d win four times in the regular season and look like a championship favorite. Unfortunately, despite a 29 point advantage over the cutoff heading into the final race of the Round of 12, Larson blew an engine in…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Can Am 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) at Phoenix

Sunday’s Can Am 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) at Phoenix is the penultimate race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. With that being said, that means it’s also the last race of the Round of 8. The winner on Sunday gets a guaranteed spot to race for a championship next Sunday at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Who has the best chances?

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 (8:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN) at Texas

The NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers will race under the lights on Saturday for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 (8:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN). The race is the second event of the second round of the playoffs. Currently, eight drivers are still in the hunt for this year’s championship. Right now, Justin Allgaier, William Byron, Elliott Sadler and Brennan Poole hold the top four spots that would advance to the Championship 4 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. But, Matt Tifft, Ryan Reed, Daniel Hemric and Cole Custer are right there vying for those spots…

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5 Storylines For Sunday’s First Data 500 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN)

The start of the third round begins on Sunday in the First Data 500 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). While the main focus is on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Martinsville Speedway, the overall focus is on the Round of 8. Here are the five storylines to watch.

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Larson’s Playoffs Go Up In Smoke, He And Ganassi Teammate Jamie McMurray Eliminated From Playoffs at Kansas

Kansas City, KS – I think most of us automatically assumed that with a 29 point advantage over the playoff bubble, that Kyle Larson would easily have advanced to the third round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Larson, had been very good on 1.5-mile tracks this season, including four runner-up finishes. But, trouble found him early. Larson, hit pit road with just 15 laps left in the first stage as his No. 42 Chevrolet appeared to have lost a cylinder. The team went to work on his Chip…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at Kansas

The final race of the second round is upon us, as just eight of the current 12 eligible playoff drivers, will be left with championship hopes when the checkered flag flies in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at the Kansas Speedway. With that being said, here are the top five drivers to beat in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.

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