Late Race Pit Gamble Leads Ryan Newman to End Winless Drought in Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Kyle Busch appeared to have Sunday’s Camping World 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway well in control. Inside of 10 laps-to-go, Busch held a commanding lead in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 1.022-mile Arizona oval. But, today was just another reason to show that you can’t turn off the TV early. Busch, held a 3.23-second lead over second place Kyle Larson with six laps left, but unfortunately for them, pole sitter Joey Logano blew a right front tire on the front stretch and…

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Brad Keselowski Wins Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 in Atlanta

Hampton, GA – Kevin Harvick was by far the most dominating driver all day in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Harvick, easily won the first two stages of the race and was in command when it counted at the end. He would exit pit road with 15 laps-to-go on the races final stop of the day in the end. One problem, he was the record setting 10th speeding penalty of the day. Harvick, was caught speeding which meant he had to give up the lead and go to the…

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Ryan Newman Having Strong Weekend in Atlanta

Hampton, GA – Ryan Newman has won 17 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races during his career including being a Daytona 500 as well as a Brickyard 400 race winner. Not many drivers can say they’ve accomplished that feat. But, that Brickyard 400 win in 2013 was unfortunately his last trip to victory lane. In fact, Newman hasn’t had much luck in getting to victory lane much over the last nine years. Its been 125 races since Newman’s last visited victory lane, including being winless in his 109 starts since…

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Kevin Harvick Wins the Pole for Sunday’s Fold of Honor QuikTrip 500

Hampton, GA – Kevin Harvick saved his best lap for the best possible moment on Friday afternoon, putting his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford on the pole for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on FOX). In the third and final round of knockout qualifying for the second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, Harvick toured the 1.54-mile track in 29.118 seconds (190.398 mph) to post the fastest lap of the entire qualifying session. In winning his second pole at…

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David Ragan/Kyle Busch Lead Daytona 500 Practice on Friday

Daytona Beach, Fla – With practice being rained out on Thursday, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers were finally able to hit the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway for the first two practice sessions on Friday afternoon. Today was technically the first practices for Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN), as the only other time these cars have been on track outside of last night’s Can-Am Duels, was for Daytona 500 qualifying practice on Saturday afternoon. The big difference though, was Saturday’s session was single car…

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Chase Elliott Wins the Pole for Next Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, Fla – After practice yesterday, it seemed it would be a Ford battle for the pole in Daytona 500 qualifying on Sunday. Ford drivers had four of the top five speeds on the speed chart and looked like the clear favorite to land at least one if not both of the guaranteed front row starting spots for next Sunday’s 59th annual Daytona 500 (1 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN). Instead, Chevrolet had other things in mind. For the fifth straight year and ninth time in the last 10 years, a Chevy…

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Ryan Newman Leads Sprint Cup Practice on Friday in Homestead

HOMESTEAD, Fla – Friday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice session at the Homestead-Miami Speedway may very well be one of the most important sessions of the season for the four remaining Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers. With qualifying later on today, it was the only shot for these four drivers to be on the 1.5-mile South Florida track before qualifying for the final time of the 2016 season. With starting position being so crucial this weekend for momentum, the lone practice session on Friday was intense. That’s why it…

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