Despite Leading a Race-High 105 Laps, Keselowski Says He Didn’t Have The Speed to Win at Michigan

Brooklyn, MI – Brad Keselowski ate his own words when the dust settled on Sunday afternoon at the Michigan International Speedway. Keselowski, won the pole for today’s race on Friday, and that came after his No. 2 Ford was fifth in practice earlier on in the day. After that strong day though, Keselowski said that the Toyota cars may have been sandbagging this weekend because they won’t want NASCAR to take their best stuff  backto the R&D center after this weekend and see where they have found an advantage. Toyota drivers…

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Ryan Newman Charges From 25th To Finish With 2nd Top 5 In 4 Weeks at Michigan

Brooklyn, MI – Chevrolet is showing they may be a bit down on power lately, after all, they’ve led just 97 laps now since Sonoma in June. But, outside of Kyle Larson, Richard Childress Racing is showing they may be the top overall team of the Chevy camp. On Sunday, a horsepower track at the Michigan International Speedway, RCR put two drivers in the top seven of the finishing order in the Pure Michigan 400. Larson may have won, but Ryan Newman was right there in fourth. Austin Dillon would finish…

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Erik Jones Narrowly Misses 1st Career Cup Victory, Finished 3rd at Michigan

Brooklyn, MI – For a while, it looked like Erik Jones would get his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. Jones, was up front for most of the day, even leading five laps in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 and was second in his No. 77 Toyota coming to the final restart. Unfortunately, his Furniture Row Racing teammate of Martin Truex Jr. was just too strong over the second half of the race at the Michigan International Speedway, as was Kyle Larson in the end. 

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Final Caution, Red Flag, Culprit for Martin Truex Jr. Not Winning Sunday at Michigan

Brooklyn, MI – How fitting is it that the top two cars all season long in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series finished 1-2 on a track where the best cars are always rewarded? But, the best car didn’t win though. Kyle Larson entered the final restart of the day in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 fourth. That’s probably where he should have finished. But, he shot out of a cannon and won the race instead. But, if not for a late race caution and a red flag that ensued after, he…

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Kyle Larson Makes 4-Wide Move For Win In Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400

Brooklyn, MI – For most of Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400, it was a Toyota vs. Ford battle. After all, they led the first 200 laps, which happens to be the scheduled distance of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Michigan International Speedway. But, this race went to overtime. With five laps-to-go, Michael McDowell and Paul Menard got into each other in Turn 2, bringing out the fifth and final caution of the day. That caution and the ensuing red flag for clean up would completely change the aspect…

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Johnson, Kahne To Backup Cars After Crashes In Final Practice at Michigan

Brooklyn, MI – It was an expensive final practice session at the Michigan International Speedway for Hendrick Motorsports. First, Jimmie Johnson got loose in Turn 2 and got his No. 48 Chevrolet into the outside SAFER barrier with hard contract. The accident was a big impact, causing his HMS team to have to revert to their backup car for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). It’s not the first time he’d have to start in the back here, he did so this past June too. Also, three of Johnson’s last…

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Denny Hamlin Looking To Improve On 4th Place Finishes This Weekend at Michigan

Brooklyn, MI – Nothing in life is guaranteed, but one thing practically is, and that is Denny Hamlin will finish fourth in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at the Michigan International Speedway. That is if Hamlin races. Hamlin’s longtime girlfriend Jordan Fish is pregnant with the couples second child and her due date was Thursday. She’s due any time. If she goes into labor, Hamlin is bolting and heading back to North Carolina. 

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