Brad Keselowski Finishes 4th, Best Finish Since Pocono

Brad Keselowski was happy to bring his No. 2 Ford home inside the top five in Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Don’t overlook that fact. But, the Team Penske driver was genuinely just as disappointed by that fact too. See, Keselowski and 33 other drivers have a disadvantage in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. If you’re currently not driving at Joe Gibbs Racing or Furniture Row Racing Toyota, you’re coming to a gun fight with a knife. Despite some taking Keselowski’s comments wrong last…

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Kyle Larson Sweeps Runner-Ups at New Hampshire With 2nd Place Finish In ISM Connect 300

Kyle Larson knew that he had a chance to win Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. In July, Larson originally thought he was starting his No. 42 Chevrolet on the pole. But, Larson’s car failed post qualifying inspection and he’d start last instead. Despite New Hampshire being a tough place to pass, the track bite worked to his favor, as Larson had a good enough car to pass 38 other cars and finish second. 

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Kyle Busch Dominates Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 With Playoffs Victory

Last weekend, Kyle Busch had the car to beat. He won the pole for the opening playoff race at the Chicagoland Speedway, but two early pit stop problems plagued his day. He’d finish a disappointing 15th as a result. But, he wouldn’t be denied on Sunday at New Hampshire. Busch, capitalized on a Lap 150 crash by narrowly skating by in his No. 18 Toyota in a playoff changing incident on the backstretch, which was enough to win Sunday’s ISM Connect 300. The victory, now automatically advances Busch to the…

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Christopher Bell Dominates UNOH 175 En Route To Playoff Opening Victory

On NASCAR’s top level, Martin Truex Jr. has done the rare feat of sweeping all three stages in a race twice. In NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competition, Christopher Bell was trying to accomplish that rare opportunity in Saturday afternoon’s UNOH 175. If he was going to go that though, he was going to have to beat Truex’s brother Ryan Truex. Bell did just that. 

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Saturday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Practice Report

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers had two practice sessions Saturday morning in preparation for Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN). It was the final two times the drivers were able to hit the track before tomorrow’s penultimate race of the first round. In the first session, Kyle Larson was once again quickest in his No. 42 Chevrolet with a lap around the New Hampshire Motor Speedway at 132.586 mph. Larson, was fastest in practice on Friday and qualified his Chip Ganassi Racing entry second for Sunday’s race. 

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Kyle Busch Wins ISM Connect 300 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN) Pole at New Hampshire

It was a Kyle and Kyle show at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday. Kyle Larson and Kyle Busch were 1-2 in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice earlier in the day, then were 1-2 in qualifying to set the field for Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN). This time though, it was in an opposite order. Busch, won his eight Cup pole of the eason with a lap of 135.049 mph in his No. 18 Toyota. He was the only driver to surpass the 135 mph barrier…

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