Start to 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Season Pretty Even Among Manufacturers

It’s been a great start to the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for all three of the series’ manufacturers. After four races so far, each of the three manufacturers have won a race already, and each of the three have a driver in the top four of the Cup points standings as he head to race No. 5 at the Auto Club Speedway this weekend. At the start though, it appeared that maybe Fords were going to run away with this thing as Ford drivers won the first…

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Much Different Start to 2017 For Toyota As Well As Ford Than 2016 Season

Last year, Toyota was by far the manufacturer to beat at NASCAR’s top level. They won 16 of the 36 races and 57-percent of the overall laps. A Toyota driver was pacing the field for 5,592 of the 10,523 laps a year ago. They even led 158 of the 200 laps in the season opening Daytona 500 and placed four cars in the top five of the finishing order. The stats only proceeded to get better and better throughout the year too. The 2015 Sprint Cup champion Kyle Busch started…

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Fords Fast, Toyota’s and RCR Cars Struggle in XFINTY Series Practices in Atlanta on Friday

Hampton, GA – Daytona was a great start to the 2017 NASCAR season for the entire Ford group. They won two of the three main Daytona Speedweeks races including Ryan Reed winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series season opener last Saturday afternoon. But, how would that success carryover to a 1.5-mile track like the Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend? After three practices on Friday, I’d say pretty well. In the first of three XFINITY Series practices from the 1.54-mile Georgia track on Friday, Ford drivers had three of the top four speeds…

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Toyota’s Phenomenal 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season

The 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season may not have ended the way that Toyota or its talented pool of drivers had hoped it would, with Chevrolet driver Jimmie Johnson hoisting the championship trophy at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 20, but the manufacturer can certainly hold its head high after another dominating season in NASCAR’s premiere series. Toyota dominated over its two competing manufacturers, Chevrolet and Ford, in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, winning 16 of the season’s 36 races. That’s remarkable. Additionally, Toyota drivers led an astounding…

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Mercedes, Chevrolet, Toyota Running Motorsports World Right Now

INDIANAPOLIS – In a day and age of competition in motorsports being as close as ever before, a daunting stat is coming to life in the top three forms of motorsports around the world. In Formula One, NASCAR and IndyCar, one manufacturer in those respective series’ are shining above all the rest. In fact, not only is one manufacturer dominating in those three forms of major of motorsports, but they’re also in a class all by themselves. Take F1 for example, Mercedes is by far the top team in the series right now. Lewis Hamilton and…

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Martin Truex Jr/Toyota’s Lead Friday’s Cup Practice in New Hampshire

Toyota’s are still flexing their muscle as the manufacturer to beat in NASCAR this year, as they picked up where they left off last year at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday afternoon. After sweeping both poles and race victories at New Hampshire in 2015, Toyota drivers paced the field in the opening practice session of the weekend from the “Magic Mile” today. Furniture Row Racing’s Martin Truex Jr. was quickest on the speed charts with a speed of 133.562 mph in his No. 78 Toyota. He turned that lap in the…

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