Stage Points The Reason McMurray, Kyle Busch, Kenseth, Stenhouse All in Trouble Leaving Talladega

Talladega, Ala – When the predictions came in for who would be eliminated from the Round of 12 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, two of the four drivers not picked to move on were Jamie McMurray and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Nothing against them, but they weren’t having the seasons that they needed to in order seriously contend for this year’s title. Their best shots to advance onto the next round were to win at Talladega. McMurray, was involved in a Lap 25 crash. He’d finish 37th. Stenhouse, was…

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Stenhouse Advances To The 2nd Round After Early Race Pit Call, Dillon Isn’t Happy About That

Dover, DE – For Ricky Stenhouse Jr., he will be the first to admit that his No. 17 Ford was junk on Sunday at the Dover International Speedway. He said his car was off on both ends of the race track which is something that you can’t just fix over the course of one race. They’d need a miracle. They’d get it too. 

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. On The Verge 2nd Round Playoff Berth

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs have been a frustrating time for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. But, here the Roush/Fenway Racing driver is with a shot at advancing to the second round. Stenhouse, currently sits tied with Austin Dillon for the final playoff spot that advances to Round 2. He owns the tiebreaker due to a 15th place finish last Sunday at New Hampshire. Dillon’s best finish in the playoffs was 16th at Chicagoland. Now, both drivers will try to finish ahead of Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch and Kasey…

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NASCAR Young Guns Vying For 2017 Cup Championship

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are set to being on Sunday in Chicagoland Speedway. With that being said, this year’s battle between the 16 eligible drivers are going to come down to veterans vs. youth. Normally, we’d have a healthy slew of drivers in the prime of their careers, but this season, we have a ton of young guys vying to steal a title. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs this season is giving the sport’s young guns a chance to build their legacies. Five of…

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Ranking The 16 Drivers And Their Chances In The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Field

The checkered flag has dropped on the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season. With that being said, the 16 drivers that will be competing for this year’s championship are now set and all 16 are ready for battle starting with the first playoff race at Chicagoland Speedway. I ranked the 16 in order that I feel they will contend for this year’s title. They’re ranked from top to bottom. I also took in effect on how they enter this year’s playoffs too. 

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2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Set, Meet The 16 Driver Field

Now that the Federated Auto Parts 400 has concluded, the 26 race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season is now over. We shift all of our focus on the 10 race playoffs now as these 16 drivers will compete for the 2017 championship. 

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“Kyles” Lead Cup Practices at Darlington, Friday’s Southern 500 Practice Report

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series had two practice sessions on Friday to tame the “Tough Tough To Tame” at the Darlington Raceway. In the first practice, Kyle Larson led the way with a speed of 172.786 mph in his No. 42 Chevrolet. It shouldn’t be surprising though, as Larson love to run the high line at most race tracks and with the 1.366-mile South Carolina oval being run up top, Larson was there on top of the leaderboard after the first session. Larson, has made three previous Cup starts…

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