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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McMurray, Newman And Menard Could Be The Next Drivers To Shake Up The Playoff Standings

At this point of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, in order for anyone to get into the top 16 playoff spots that aren’t already in there, they’re going to have to win one of the four remaining regular season races. Alex Bowman is 60+ points clear of anyone else for that 16th and final playoff spot. There’s just not enough time over the next four races to make up that much ground to pass him on points alone. So, for everyone 17th on back, you better win. Well,…

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Newman’s Darlington Throwback A Neil Bonnett Tribute

For the annual NASCAR Throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway, Ryan Newman and the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will honor Alabama Gang member and close friend of Richard Childress Racing, Neil Bonnett. The throwback No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 honors Bonnett’s two starts for RCR in 1993, which came at Talladega Superspeedway and Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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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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Ryan Newman Looking For 5th Top 10 Finish In Last 7 Bristol Starts On Sunday

Austin Dillon has already stamped his name into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. He did that in the first race of the 2018 season. Now, the focus for Richard Childress Racing is to get Ryan Newman in it. That could happen this weekend in the Food City 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. Newman, currently sits 17th in the Cup points standings, one point out of the 16th and final playoff spot. While it’s still very early to be looking at playoff…

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5 Favorite, 5 Early Sleepers and 5 Don’t Touch Drivers For This Weekend in Martinsville

March Madness is still thriving as the term “favorites” and “sleepers” are stealing the headlines. Well, NASCAR can play to that role too. This weekend at the Martinsville Speedway, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will try to head into the off week with as much momentum as they possibly can. But, after tons of research, it’s looking like we have some clear cut favorites and sleepers to keep an eye out on for Sunday’s STP 500 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). There’s also some drivers to stay clear…

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5 Sleepers For Sunday’s 60th Annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Everyone loves a good Cinderella story right? That’s what moves the needle for the NCAA Tournament each year. Everyone wants to find the small school that can knock off the giants. Well, what about in racing? Vegas and I agree on the favorites, as all five of mine are in the top seven of theirs. READ: 5 Favorites For Sunday’s Daytona 500 READ: 60th annual Daytona 500 Starting Lineup But, what about some darkhorses? I list five sleepers for Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM…

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Richard Childress Racing Flying Quietly Under The Radar During Speedweeks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Richard Childress Racing has always been among the superior teams in restrictor plate racing. Thank Dale Earnhardt for that. But, in the wake of his passing, it seems like RCR dropped a little bit as far as their restrictor plate prowess. Now, it appears that it’s rising again. During the 2018 Daytona Speedweeks, RCR and the teams they have aligned with are flying under the radar and should make some noise in Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Austin Dillon finished fifth in…

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5 Storylines For Richard Childress Racing For 2018 Cup Season

While the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season wasn’t a championship winning one for Richard Childress Racing, in my opinion, it was deemed to be a successful one. RCR got not just one, but two drivers into the playoffs last year. Yes, both were eliminated in the first round, but the fact that both made it, and how they made it, was by in large a turning point for the organization. Both Ryan Newman and Austin Dillon took their RCR cars to victory lane in 2017, now both are…

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