3 Of The Top 4 Finishers From Texas Get L1 Penalties, Why This And The Whole Inspection Process Is A Black Eye For NASCAR

It was a massive penalty day in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Kevin Harvick saw his win taken away from last weekend’s race at the Texas Motor Speedway due to an L-1 level penalty. The team violated Section 20.4.12 of the NASCAR Rule Book that is specific to spoilers. Spoilers must be used exactly as supplied from the manufacturer and not altered. The infraction was discovered in post-race tear down at the NASCAR Research & Development Center. As a result, Harvick has been docked 40 driver points and the team…

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Blaney and Jones Strong Sunday In Texas, Take Away Top 5’s

FORT WORTH, TX – Ryan Blaney was laps away from stealing win in the Round of 8 at the Texas Motor Speedway. Blaney, passed Kevin Harvick on the Lap 310 restart and would lead the next seven laps of Sunday’s AAA Texas 500. The speed was there in his No. 12 Ford. After all, it should be since he was the pole sitter for this weekend’s race. On the next restart, the final one of the day, Harvick changed his lane. Instead of taking the inside line, he restarted up top.…

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Blaney Earns AAA Texas 500 Pole As Ford’s Dominate

FORT WORTH, TX – Once again, Fords were the ones to beat for the pole in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at the Texas Motor Speedway. Back in April, Fords had five of the top seven starters. For Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), Ford drivers swept the entire top five and had seven of the top eight starters overall. All seven of the Fords belong to Stewart-Haas Racing and Team Penske. Ryan Blaney led the way among them as he earned his fifth career Busch Pole…

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Blaney With Fast Car This Weekend, Hoping To Win 2nd Straight Elimination Race

Ryan Blaney earned his second career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race in the Round of 16 cutoff race on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. Can he win his third career race on the Round of 12 cutoff race at the Kansas Speedway on Sunday? Kansas is a good spot to do so at. Blaney, has two top four finishes in his last three starts on the 1.5-mile track and four top seven results in his last six starts there overall. 

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Wrangler To Sponsor Blaney This Weekend In Kansas And Future Races Too

Team Penske has announced a new partnership with VF Workwear.  Under the multi-year agreement, VF Workwear’s Wrangler Riggs brand will be the primary sponsor of the No. 12 Ford Fusion driven by Ryan Blaney in the NASCAR Cup Series, beginning with this weekend’s event at Kansas Speedway. The new partnership also includes VF brands serving as a primary sponsor on the No. 12 Ford for the Cup Series races at Michigan (June) and Kansas (October) in both 2019 and 2020. The VF Workwear family of brands features names that are…

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Blaney Flying Under The Radar While Trends Say Bowyer and Bowman May Be In Trouble

Ryan Blaney was picked by a handful of experts to be eliminated from the first round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. After his thrilling win on the Charlotte ROVAL, he moved onto the Round of 12. In this round, may predicted he’d be eliminated again. After the first race, he’s 10 points to the good IN. But, we all see how quickly that could change with a track like Talladega coming up. 

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Final 6 Laps Including Wild Last Turn, Last Lap Moves Enables Blaney To Win Crazy Bank of America ROVAL 400

CONCORD, NC – The ROVAL did its job for NASCAR. It wasn’t a race full of chaos like initially expected but was chaotic enough in the end to give us highlight reels for decades. Martin Truex Jr. was well on his way to his fifth victory of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Two of which would have been on road courses. Instead, Jimmie Johnson who was running in second place and well on his way to a second round berth in the playoffs pushed way too hard and…

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Blaney’s Late Race Mistake Due To Confusion From XFINITY Series Race Run Earlier

INDIANAPOLIS – Only five drivers were running both NASCAR races from the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval on Monday. Ryan Blaney was one of them. Blaney, had a great opportunity to earn a top five finish in both as he finished third in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race earlier on in the day and was running inside of the top five in the closing stages of the Brickyard 400 too. But, Blaney made a costly error on his final pit stop of the day which cost him several positions. As a…

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Can Penske Sweep The Major Events At The Indianapolis Motor Speedway This Year?

Team Penske is arguably the best there’s ever been at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in terms of the Indianapolis 500. Will Power just gave them their 17th Indy 500 back in May. If you want to win the ‘500, your best option is with Penske. Power, also took his No. 12 Chevrolet to victory in the INDYCAR Grand Prix on May 12 too. But, what about NASCAR?

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Blaney Once Again Leads a Ton Of Laps At Bristol, Finishes 7th

Back in the spring, Ryan Blaney led 100 of the first 117 laps on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway but he was collected in a crash while leading. He’d finish a disappointing 35th as a result. On Saturday night, Blaney once again had a good race on the .533-mile concrete oval. The Team Penske driver led a race high 121 of 500 laps in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night race but once again, despite leading a lot of laps, he didn’t…

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