Stenhouse, Newman Could Steal Win Saturday Night In Bristol

The annual summer night race at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway always provides fireworks on and off the track. Well, how about fireworks in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff standings as well? It’s no secret, the “Big 3” have stolen most of the headlines so far this season. Out of the 23 races run, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick have combined to win 17 of them. If you take out the three restrictor plate races so far, they’re 17-for-20. Only Clint Bowyer (Martinsville, Michigan) and…

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Playoff Bubble Key Factor To Watch Sunday In New Hampshire

Alex Bowman had a car good enough to likely finish in the top 15 in last Saturday night’s race at the Kentucky Speedway. Unfortunately, he blew a right fron tire and crashed in Turn 4 as a result. He’d finish last in 40th place due to the crash. The significance of that is that Bowman held onto the 16th and final playoff spot heading into last weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in the Bluegrass State. His crash opened the door for someone like Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to close…

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“You Can’t Worry About People That Far Back In The Field” Says Busch Amid Daytona Incident With Stenhouse

SPARTA, KY – Last weekend’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at the Daytona International Speedway was a high speed demolition derby. Over half of the field was taken out in an early race incident in Turn 3 on just the 53rd lap of the event. Much of the blame went Ricky Stenhouse Jr’s way for pushing Brad Keselowski to start the fray. Keselowski, had a bit of a different take placing the blame rather at William Byron for blocking instead of Stenhouse. Nevertheless, Stenhouse received the largest blame for that accident. Not…

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Bowman Does Just Enough To Keep Playoff Standings Advantage

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Alex Bowman did what he needed to do last weekend at the Chicagoland Speedway in bringing his No. 88 Chevrolet home with a 10th place finish. The week prior, he came away with a ninth place run in Sonoma. After a 10th place run in Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at the Daytona International Speedway, Bowman is not only showing that he’s finding his stride, but he’s also showing that he’s doing just enough to keep his playoff advantage going. Heading into tonight’s race, Bowman narrowly…

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Stenhouse Saturday Night’s Villan In Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – You know you are a villain when you crash at a track like the Daytona International Speedway and the crowd cheers. That’s exactly what happened when Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was collected in a two car crash on Lap 123 of Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400. Kyle Larson appeared to lose a tire in Turn 3 and he spun in front of his friend, Stenhouse as a result of that. The Roush/Fenway Racing driver had no where to go and ran into Larson, suffering damage to his…

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Matt Kenseth Earns Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race (6 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) Pole As RFR/Fords Strong

It only took Matt Kenseth one week to get Roush/Fenway Racing back up to speed. Well, maybe it was part restrictor plate too. Nevertheless, Kenseth earned the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race (6 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) in the unique qualifying round run on a soggy Friday afternoon at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers have to complete three laps and add a four-tire stop with no pit road speed limit in the session, as Kenseth did it best with a total time of 2:07.644 at an…

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5 Favorites and 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Geico 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Talladega, Ala – Restrictor plate racing in NASCAR is one of the most hardest things to predict. That’s why some places will offer $1-million to whoever can predict the exact same finishing order as the top five at races in Daytona and Talladega. The reason they do this? They know it can’t be done. With cars are racing at speeds in excess of 200 mph and running wheel-to-wheel, you could be running in the lead pack but fall from a top five result to sub 20th place finish in a matter…

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5 Favorites, 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Food City 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Bristol

If mother nature cooperates, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway on Sunday should be a thriller. Several drivers enter Sunday’s Food City 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) are threats to win. But, who will emerge victorious? Try these 10.

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Watch Out For Roush/Fenway Racing This Weekend In Bristol

It seems like all of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway are all very unpredictable. While there are your usual heavy hitters, carnage can happen at any given moment and take the favorites out around any corner. That’s why we typically see some surprises up front in the finishing order. This weekend, I wouldn’t count out either of the Roush/Fenway Racing drivers. So far this season, both haven’t fared very well. They sit 22nd (Ricky Stenhouse Jr.) and 28th (Trevor Bayne) in the…

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Sunny D To Sponsor Ricky Stenhouse Jr. This Weekend In Texas, Ty Majeski’s XFINITY Series Ride in Bristol

Iconic brand and thirst quenching favorite SunnyD will make its 2018 debut this weekend as the primary partner on Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s No. 17 Ford Fusion for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. SunnyD will be featured on Stenhouse’s Ford the following week at Bristol Motor Speedway, and will also serve as the primary partner on Roush Fenway’s famed No. 60 NASCAR Xfinity Series Ford when racing phenom Ty Majeksi makes his Bristol debut. “We can’t wait to see those SunnyD colors back on the car at…

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