Roush/Fenway Racing Sleepers To Watch This Weekend at Bristol

Everyone is talking about the playoff bubble and drivers like Matt Kenseth, Jamie McMurray, Chase Elliott, Clint Bowyer and Joey Logano. Heck, even rookies Daniel Suarez and Erik Jones are being thrown in there. Currently, there’s three open wildcard spots and those seven drivers are the main players vying for them. But, one organization could really shake things up this weekend at the Bristol Motor Speedway – Roush Fenway Racing. 

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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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Top 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at Michigan

Brooklyn, MI – There’s just four races left in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. With that being said, the playoff battles for the final few spots are heating up. There’s currently 13 drivers locked into a playoff spot, but if someone new can win over the next four weeks, well they will be into the playoffs too. With just three wildcard spots open and four regular season races left counting Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at the Michigan International Speedway, there’s some drivers on this list that…

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Wins Crash Filled Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. backed up his Talladega triumph back in May with a late race pass on David Ragan in overtime, en route to winning Saturday night’s crash filled Coke Zero 400 at the Daytona International Speedway. Stenhouse, restarted the race tonight third, and used a late race push to get the lead in Turn 3 on the second to last lap and never looked back for his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. Both have happened this year, both also on restrictor plate tracks.…

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Trevor Bayne Has Great Shot to Be Next Driver to Stamp His Name Into the Playoff’s With With Saturday Night in Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – Last year’s Coke Zero 400 was really where this Roush/Fenway Racing resurgence was found. In qualifying for the race at the Daytona International Speedway in July of 2016, all three of the then drivers started in the top seven rows, including earning the pole and two in the top three. In fact, two of them finished in the top five, and all three in the top eight that night. Now, they enter with some major momentum on their side this year. They’ve scaled back to a two-car…

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NASCAR Young Guns Finally Making It To Victory Lane, 3 Of Last 5 Winners 1st Timers

For the last few years, we all knew the changing of the guard was soon coming. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards, etc, well they were getting up there in age. Their replacements, well they were grooming in ARCA, Trucks and XFINITY just biding their time waiting for their opportunity. Now that three of those drivers on that list are retired, one without a ride and one more retiring at seasons end, those NASCAR young guns are getting a prime opportunity…

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FOX to Make Pocono’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Broadcast All Driver

Media needs to be aware, professional athletes are coming for our jobs. Fox Sports announced from the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday that their NASCAR XFINITY Series broadcast on June 10 from the Pocono Raceway will be run broadcasted by current Monster Energy NASCAR cup Series drivers. This is the first time something like this has happened. 

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