Hendrick Motorsports’ Winless Streak Extends To Full Season, But Sunday Showed Potential Growth

It’s now been one full year since Hendrick Motorsports last visited victory lane in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Kasey Kahne last won for the storied organization in the 2017 Brickyard 400. That was July 23, 2017. Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 was July 22, 2018. So, on Monday, a date with no race, marks the one year mark since Kahne’s last win. That’s why Hendrick needed to send one of their four drivers to victory lane on Sunday to ensure that their longest winless streak since 1985…

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Almirola Narrowly Gets 1st Cup Win With SHR, Instead Settles For 3rd

It’s no secret, Aric Almirola is having a career year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Heading into the 2018 season, his first with Stewart-Haas Racing, Almirola, 34, had one win, 11 top five finishes and 32 top 10’s in 244 starts. But, none of those races were run with an organization of SHR’s caliber. After his first 20 races in the No. 10 Ford, Almirola was a 1/2 lap away from winning the Daytona 500 and now a badly timed caution away from another victory in Sunday’s Foxwoods…

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Hamlin, Truex Lead Saturday’s Cup Series Practice Sessions In New Hampshire

It’s not surprising that a Toyota driver led each of the two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions on Saturday at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. They’ve won six of the last seven races of the season including four straight. At New Hampshire in general, they’ve won five of the last six races on the Magic Mile and have led 97.1-percent of the overall laps since the beginning of 2016. So, for their drivers to lead all three practice sessions this weekend and have all five starting in the…

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Hamlin, Blaney Quietly Getting The Job Done This Weekend In New Hampshire

All the attention this weekend at New Hampshire has been centered around Toyota and the “Big 3.” Toyota, enters Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (1 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) on the heels of four straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victories including six of the last seven. Furthermore, they’ve led 97.1-percent of the overall laps around the Magic Mile over the last two years and have won five of the last six races there too. On Friday’s first practice session, they had three of the top four speeds. On Saturday…

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NASCAR Moves Sunday’s Cup Race In New Hampshire Up An Hour To 1 p.m. ET

Due to a gloomy forecast for Sunday in New England, NASCAR and track officials have moved up the start time for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to 1 p.m. ET (NBCSN/NBC Sports App, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 was originally set for 2 p.m. ET. with a green flag for 2:15 p.m. ET. That start time to go along with all pre-race ceremonies have now been moved up to one hour earlier. Officials reached that decision Saturday morning, faced…

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5 Favorites, 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The playoffs are getting closer and that means with so few winners this season, the wildcard race is heating up. But, this weekend could also be the one where we see a new winner. Here are five favorites and five sleepers. 

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Kurt Busch Wins The Pole For Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

CONCORD, NH – It shouldn’t come to any shock whatsoever that the Toyota’s were strong on Friday at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. After all, on the 1-mile oval, Toyota’s have won five of the last six races there. On top of that, Toyota drivers have won each of the last four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races on the season and all but one since the Coca Cola 600 on May 27. So, when all five of their big drivers make it to the third and final round of qualifying…

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If Neither Hendrick Car Wins On Sunday, Their Winless Streak Would Extend To 1 Year

Hendrick Motorsports is one win away from a historic feat. Their next trip to victory lane in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series would be the 250th overall. But, there’s one problem, they’ve been waiting on accomplishing that feat for over 12 months now. In fact, if one of their four drivers doesn’t win Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, then it would have been a full year since they last won a race in NASCAR’s premiere series. July 23,…

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Prime Sports NASCAR, Race Review Online July 19 Podcast

Greg DePalma, PSN’s C.J. Radune and Eric Smith of Race Review Online look ahead to this weekend’s visit to New Hampshire, where Denny Hamlin ended a 28-race winless streak a year ago – but has found Victory Lane only once again since. It’s been tough this season for anyone to find much success against the Big 3 of Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. Listen Here

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Have Busch and Truex Caught Up To Harvick?

Heading into Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Kevin Harvick is tied with Kyle Busch for most race wins of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season with five apiece. He’s a legitimate threat to win his second career Cup Series title in November. But, the question lies, has Busch and Martin Truex Jr. caught up to Harvick’s fast pace that he stormed out of the gates with? While Harvick does have five victories already in 2018, none have come in the last eight weeks.…

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