Will Toyota’s Dominate Again This Weekend at New Hampshire

The first race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs is behind us, and wouldn’t you know it, Toyota dominated the show. A Toyota driver in Martin Truex Jr. won the race at the Chicagoland Speedway while Kyle Busch arguably had the second best car. Now, we head to the return trip to New Hampshire, where we’re left wondering if a second Toyota driver will automatically advance their way into the second round of the playoffs by virtue of a win on Sunday. Odds say yes. Last weekend Chicago,…

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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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Chase Elliott Kicks Off Playoffs With a Bang

It’s been since April, early April to be exact, since Chase Elliott led this many laps. Elliott, had his No. 24 Chevrolet up front for 42 laps in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Chicagoland Speedway. But, despite such a strong run, Elliott still could get into victory lane for the first time of his Cup career. That’s okay though. Today’s second place finish in the Tales of the Turtles 400 sure feels like a win to him and this Hendrick Motorsports team. In a year where…

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2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Field Set

This weekend was the final NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the regular season. With that being said, here are the 12 drivers that will partake in the 2017 playoffs. One of these 12 drivers will be crowned our season champion in November at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. 

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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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Chase Elliott Quietly Having Strong Weekend at Chicago

Hendrick Motorsports have struggled as a whole all season. I don’t think most people, myself included, think they’re going to just turn things around as quickly as they’ve done in the playoffs this season like they’ve done in the past. So far, that’s proving to be true. But, Chase Elliott is doing his best job of trying to prove that false though. 

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Saturday’s Cup Practice Report From Chicagoland

After one practice session as well as setting the field for Sunday’s Tales of the Turtles 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) on Friday, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers had two more practices on Saturday as the final preparation for this weekend’s first race of the playoffs. In the initial session, Martin Truex Jr. led the way with a fast lap of 180.650 mph. Truex, has been so strong on 1.5-mile tracks this season and that success hasn’t wavered one bit at the Chicagoland Speedway. 

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