Top 5 Replacement Options For JRM In 2019 For Sadler

On Wednesday morning, Elliott Sadler announced his retirement from NASCAR as the 2018 XFINITY Series season will be his 21st and final one in the sport. While his retirement is a bit of shock, him not being in the No. 1 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports next year really isn’t. While Sadler has finished runner-up in each of the last two seasons in the final points standings in this car and is in the hunt to be in the Championship 4 again this year, his sponsor, One Main Financial, is leaving…

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Kenseth To Race In 10 More Cup Races In 2018

Matt Kenseth will pilot Roush Fenway Racing’s flagship No. 6 Ford for 10 more races in 2018. Starting on July 14 at Kentucky Speedway, Kenseth’s summer stretch of four-straight weekends will conclude at Watkins Glen International on August 5. Kenseth made his return to Roush Fenway earlier this year at Kansas Speedway and raced five consecutive weeks at the helm of the No. 6 Ford. After Kentucky, he will be behind the wheel of the car at Loudon (July 22), Pocono (July 29) and Watkins Glen (Aug. 5) – tracks…

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Bayne Speaks To The Media For 1st Time Since Kenseth Announcement

On Wednesday, the news was confirmed that Trevor Bayne would be out of a full time ride in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for the remainder of the 2018 season. Matt Kenseth would be back with Roush/Fenway Racing and the organization would pair him with Bayne in the No. 6 Ford. While Bayne certainly isn’t being let go by RFR as a whole, he’s just not going to be making starts for every race now. On Friday, Bayne spoke publicly for the first time since that announcement. See, on…

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Realistic Expectations For Kenseth With Roush/Fenway Racing

Matt Kenseth’s retirement from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series didn’t last very long. In fact, it lasted only 11 races. Kenseth, will pilot the No. 6 Ford with Roush/Fenway Racing in the 12th race of the 2018 season on May 12 at the Kansas Speedway. But, in Kenseth’s defense, he never really called this recent lull a “retirement” to begin with. Kenseth, will split time in the RFR Ford with Trevor Bayne. The amount of races and length of the contract aren’t not yet known, but RFR left the…

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What Happens If Bayne Wins On Sunday?

On Wednesday, Roush/Fenway Racing announced that they have brought back Matt Kenseth to the team for select races during the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Kenseth, will split time with Trevor Bayne in the No. 6 Ford for the remainder of the year. While that all sounds good in theory, the big question has to be asked, what happens if Bayne wins Sunday’s Geico 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the Talladega Superspeedway. See, if Bayne wins, he’s now playoff eligible. But, if he wants to remain…

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Kenseth Returns To Roush/Fenway Racing For Select Races In 2018

Who said you can’t go home? NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth will return to the organization where he began his storied NASCAR career, piloting Roush Fenway’s flagship No. 6 Ford Fusion for a part of the 2018 season. Kenseth will also have a new home away from home, with the team announcing a multi-year partnership with Wyndham Rewards®, the award-winning loyalty program of Wyndham Hotel Group, as a new primary on the No. 6. “It’s a great feeling to return to where it all started for me in the Cup Series,”…

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5 Long Winless Droughts That Could End In Sunday’s Geico 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Talladega, Ala – It’s Talladega time. Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway should be a wild one. That’s normal though. But, there are several drivers that could end long winless droughts in Sunday’s Geico 500 (2 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) on the high speed, high banked restrictor plate track. Clint Bowyer already ended a 190 race winless drought a few weeks ago in Martinsville. These five drivers could join him in ending those droughts.

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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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Watch Out For Roush/Fenway Racing This Weekend In Bristol

It seems like all of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races at the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway are all very unpredictable. While there are your usual heavy hitters, carnage can happen at any given moment and take the favorites out around any corner. That’s why we typically see some surprises up front in the finishing order. This weekend, I wouldn’t count out either of the Roush/Fenway Racing drivers. So far this season, both haven’t fared very well. They sit 22nd (Ricky Stenhouse Jr.) and 28th (Trevor Bayne) in the…

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Top 10 Surprising Drivers In NASCAR For 2018 – Good and Bad

Now that we’re heading into the annual Easter holiday break, we’ve had enough of a sample size to see who the main contenders will be for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. We’ve also seen who likely won’t be contending for the title as well. Another thing we’ve seen are drivers who are surprising us. Some are exceeding expectations, some aren’t living up to the expectations that were set forth coming into the year. Here are the 10 drivers that are either surprising us in a good way,…

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