Martin Truex Jr. Wins Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway

For the second straight year, Martin Truex Jr. kicks off the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. But, this year is much different than last. This year, Truex didn’t have it as easy as he had to overcome a pit road speeding penalty and missed lugnuts on his first two stops. But, with how dominant Kyle Busch was early on in the race and the timing of those pit road problems, it didn’t hurt Truex as much as it could have. Truex, cruised to his fifth victory of the…

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Allgaier Wins Hometown ThatHouse.com 300 Race at Chicagoland

Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Chicagoland Speedway was dominated by pole sitter Erik Jones. He led 94 of the 200 laps on Saturday afternoon. He, Cole Custer, Ryan Blaney and Kyle Larson were the class of the field on the 1.5-mile track. But, late race issues all plagued them and Justin Allgaier was there to capitalize.

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5 Favorites Sunday’s Tales of the Turtles 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN)

Sunday’s Tales of the Turtles 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) is the opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race. There will be 16 playoff drivers vying for a place in victory lane at the Chicagoland Speedway, but 24 other drivers hoping to play spoiler. But, who will prevail between them? Try these five drivers. 

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s TheHouse.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway

The final race of the NASCAR XFINITY Series season will take place this weekend at the Chicagoland Speedway. With that being said, the first race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs is also taking place on the same 1.5-mile track. That means the big Cup starts that typically dominate the XFINITY Series weekend aren’t eligible to race. Erik Jones, Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon, Daniel Suarez, Ryan Blaney, Corey LaJoie and Kyle Larson are the Cup drivers that will be competing in Saturday’s TheHouse.com 300 (3:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). Erik…

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NASCAR Young Guns Vying For 2017 Cup Championship

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are set to being on Sunday in Chicagoland Speedway. With that being said, this year’s battle between the 16 eligible drivers are going to come down to veterans vs. youth. Normally, we’d have a healthy slew of drivers in the prime of their careers, but this season, we have a ton of young guys vying to steal a title. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs this season is giving the sport’s young guns a chance to build their legacies. Five of…

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Keselowski/Harvick For Ford, Larson For Chevrolet, Best Bets For Manufacturers In NASCAR’s Playoffs

The playoff fields are set for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. With that being said, Toyota drivers appear to be the ones most listed as the favorites to hoist the new Monster Energy championship trophy at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in November. But, despite that, Chevrolet and Ford drivers make up 75-percent of the playoff field. To me, they have far better odds of having a Ford or Chevy driver win the championship after 10 races than that of one of the four Toyota representatives. Which will you take?…

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Ranking The 16 Drivers And Their Chances In The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Field

The checkered flag has dropped on the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season. With that being said, the 16 drivers that will be competing for this year’s championship are now set and all 16 are ready for battle starting with the first playoff race at Chicagoland Speedway. I ranked the 16 in order that I feel they will contend for this year’s title. They’re ranked from top to bottom. I also took in effect on how they enter this year’s playoffs too. 

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