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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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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Will Joe Gibbs Racing End Winless Drought This Weekend in Kansas?

At this point last year, Joe Gibbs Racing had won five of the first 10 races of the 2016 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. They followed that up with a win at the Kansas Speedway and another victory again the next weekend at Dover. That was seven wins in 12 races. What a start right? Well, in the 34 races since, they’ve had five total victories, none of which occurring in 2017. Basically five wins at this point last year, zero this season. Will that change this weekend at…

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Earns Geico 500 Pole at Talladega

It’s been nearly four years since Ricky Stenhouse Jr. earned his lone Monster Energy NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole. Stenhouse, won the pole for the Labor Day weekend race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway back in 2013. Now, the Mississippi native can add to that total. 

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Matt Kenseth Earns 1st Pole of the Season for Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400

Joe Gibbs Racing has admitted that they’ve lacked the right speed in their cars to contend on most race weekends this season. Friday though, that speed came back to them. Three of their four cars made the third and final round of qualifying at the Richmond International Raceway, as one of them, took home the pole. Matt Kenseth earned his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season, as the JGR driver will start first in Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN). 

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