SHR Cars Start Richmond Race Strong, Fall Back In The End

The start of Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond Raceway looked like the winner would come from the Stewart-Haas Racing camp. While Martin Truex Jr. started from the pole and led the opening 38 laps of competition, Joey Logano and the Fords quickly struck. Logano, would lead the next 73 laps, but his main challengers would come from the Stewart-Haas Racing camp. Kurt Busch passed Logano for the lead on Lap 112 and would lead the ensuring 58 laps. Clint Bowyer would pass Busch shortly after and take…

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Hamlin, Logano Nab Top 5’s, But Still Don’t Have Overall Speed To Win

Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano have each been solid at the start of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Hamlin, now has five top six finishes through nine races. See, that stat could really be even more. Hamlin, was running well inside the top 10 in the closing stages at Las Vegas before having an unscheduled pit stop inside of 20 laps-to-go. Then, in Martinsville, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver had late contact with Kevin Harvick when the Stewart-Haas Racing driver brake checked Hamlin, and he’d have to…

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Elliott Earns 8th Career Runner-Up Finish, Johnson Rebounds For 2nd Straight Top 6

It was a great night for the Hendrick Motorsports camp. While they still aren’t there yet in terms of race wins, and Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond Raceway further showed that, it was still another great step in the right direction. Chase Elliott would bring his No. 9 Chevrolet home second on the .75-mile Virginia race track, for his best finish of the season. He also did so with Kenny Francis as his interim crew chief, as his normal crew chief Alan Gustafson is still serving his…

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For 3rd Time In Last 4 Richmond Races, Truex Leads The Most Laps But Doesn’t Win

Martin Truex Jr. has to be wondering what he ever did to the Richmond Raceway. Richmond was the spot that started his downward spiral in NASCAR. It was the site that he thought at the time that he raced his way into the playoffs, only to be taken back out, when it was deemed that his then Michael Waltrip Racing teammate Clint Bowyer purposely brought out a late caution flag which helped aid in Truex making it into NASCAR’s postseason. In the aftermath of that, Truex would get taken out…

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Busch Charges From 32nd To Win 3rd Straight Cup Race

It was a shocker on Friday that Kyle Busch qualified his No. 18 Toyota in 32nd. But, we shouldn’t have been so shocked it seems. Busch, drove his Joe Gibbs Racing entry through the field with ease on Saturday night en route to the victory in the Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond Raceway. It was the third straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory on the season for Busch, as he joins Kevin Harvick who also won three races in-a-row earlier this season with most victories in 2018. Busch,…

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Truex Earns Toyota Owners 400 (6:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Pole

Martin Truex Jr. is a pole machine. The Furniture Row Racing driver earned his third Busch Pole Award of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and 18th of his career, as he will start first in Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 (6:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Truex, turned a lap of 123.859 mph in his No. 78 Toyota in the third and final round of knockout qualifying to earn the top starting spot at the Richmond Raceway. 

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Bell Holds Off Gragson For XFINITY Series Win In Richmond

The question wasn’t if, but when Christopher Bell would get back to victory lane in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion would run his rookie season in the series in 2018. While he made select starts in 2017, one of which resulting in a win, we all knew that the Oklahoma native would land in victory lane again sometime in 2018. Now, we know when and where. 

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5 Favorites, Couple of Sleepers For Saturday Night’s Toyota Owners 400 (6:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR)

It’s a two-day show for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars this weekend at the Richmond Raceway. Now that both practice sessions for this weekend are behind us, it’s time to look at who the favorites and sleepers are for Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 (6:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). 

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5 Favorites For Friday Night’s Toyota Care 250 (7 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

The NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers keep lucking out on weather. While the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers keep having weather delays for cold temperatures and snow, the XFINITY Series races have run without hesitation or interruption. Friday night’s Toyota Care 250 (7 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) will be the second leg of the Dash 4 Cash. With that being said, the favorites are wide open again. That’s due to no Cup drivers being on the entry list. Here are the top five favorites. 

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5 Storylines For Saturday Night’s Toyota Owners 400 (6:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

It may be a short turn around for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers, but that’s okay for them. The weather looks much better for this weekend’s Toyota Owners 400 (6:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) than the last few weeks. At Martinsville, the race was snowed out until Monday. Then, they had to be at Texas three days later for what was another blistery cold race. Last weekend, it was to Bristol, for what saw the race snowed/rained out until Monday. Four days later, they will be on the…

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