LAS VEGAS—Kyle Busch looked simultaneously relaxed in his hometown of Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon and ready to get after it. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs begin with Sunday’s South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (7 p.m. ET, NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) and as…
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LAS VEGAS—After 26 races of hard-nosed determination and hard-knocks competition, the 16-driver field for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs is set and the drivers begin their final trophy hunt in Sunday’s South Point Casino 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (7 p.m. ET on NBCSN…
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—And so it comes down to this. Four drivers will have one race to settle the final two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff positions at the world famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Sunday’s Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia Line (2 p.…
BRISTOL—Daniel Suarez made a move toward the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs with a strong eighth-place run in Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, but he gained the most ground with a strategic move near the halfway point in the race.
BRISTOL—The first thing Denny Hamlin did after winning Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night race at Bristol Motor Speedway was apologize to the man he beat to the finish line in the 24th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season.
It was 1999, and hunting buddies Dale Earnhardt and Terry Labonte, both champions in NASCAR’s foremost series, were planning their annual postseason trip.
With only six races left to set the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff field, there are plenty of drivers looking for their first wins of the season and one – Daniel Suarez – racing for the first win of his career.
With only seven races remaining to set the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff field, this week’s Foxwoods Resorts Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) could prove a pivotal time in the championship stretch.
The list of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winners at Kentucky Speedway is an exclusive club indeed, and Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr. would prefer to keep it that way in Saturday’s Quaker State 400 (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The intensity and gamesmanship is increasing weekly with nine races remaining to set the 16-driver Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff field and Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 (7:30 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) has typically provided a dramati…
Alex Bowman’s first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway was not only a testament to his talent and his potential in the series, but perhaps an important sign that Hendrick Motorsports – one of NASCAR’s most renowned organizations – has regained its …
JOLIET, Ill.—Penske Racing drivers turned in a stealth but impressive finish in the Camping World 400 at Chicagoland Speedway – all three drivers finishing among the top six.
JOLIET, Ill.—Alex Bowman’s first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup victory at Chicagoland Speedway was as much a lesson in perseverance, determination and guts as it was a show of his raw talent. It took it all those qualities for the 26-year-old to reach Victory Lane for the first time in Su…
There are only four race tracks on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule where seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson has yet to hoist a trophy. And when it comes to his 0-fer streak at Chicagoland Speedway, Johnson has literally done everything but win.
The recent retirements of NASCAR’s top Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series road racing aces Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon have created an opportunity for a new generation of road racing aces.
As the NASCAR Xfinity Series heads to Iowa Speedway for this weekend’s Father’s Day version of the CircuitCity.com 250 presented by Tamron (Sunday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), there are plenty of storylines and a lot of action atop the series’ championship.
Given the statistics, you might think Joey Logano ran away with Monday’s rain-delayed Firekeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
While there is understandably a lot of attention paid to the top of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points standings, as the regular season hits the halfway point, there is a lot of legitimate intrigue at the Playoff cut-off position as well.
With a dominating performance at a track he has learned to love, Kyle Busch cruised to his fourth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season in Sunday’s Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway.
Although Pocono Raceway has long been regarded as one of the most challenging stops on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule, young drivers have shown a propensity in mastering the challenge.
For all the deserved attention this Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (at 6 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) receives annually — for its celebration of our country’s military heroes and the challenge of mastering NASCAR’s longest race — it has presented a unique c…
With $1 million on the line, no championship points to worry about, only 85 laps to negotiate, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ all-stars on the starting grid, Saturday’s Monster Energy All-Star Race (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) has all the elements of being one of…
With eight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victories in 2018 and a near-miss at his second Cup title, Kevin Harvick came into the 2019 season feeling understandably confident in himself and his Stewart-Haas Racing team.
All of NASCAR’s national series are prepared for tight and robust competition during the perennial popular Dover International Speedway tripleheader weekend.
TALLADEGA, Ala.—Chase Elliott seized the lead in the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway during a four-lap shootout to the finish and took the checkered flag under caution after Kyle Larson barrel-rolled behind him.
Certainly in recent years, Ford drivers have shown the way to Talladega Superspeedway’s famous Victory Lane – the seven most recent race trophies all belong to the manufacturer and its teams.
RICHMOND, Va.—Saturday night’s victory in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway was a first for Martin Truex Jr.—and more of the same for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Kurt Busch knew what he was going to do if he caught leader Kyle Busch in the waning laps of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race last Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
It may not have been the outcome that Hendrick Motorsports has historically come to expect, but considering its recent performance the four-car team has reason to be encouraged by its collective performance last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.
ABINGDON, Va.—Food City Family Race Night is one of the premier pre-race events on the NASCAR circuit. The popular fan-based event is coming to the Sevierville Convention Center on Thursday, April 4th.
So far the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR cup Series season has been dominated by two organizations – Team Penske, which picked up its third win of the year last weekend with Brad Keselowski’s convincing victory at Martinsville Speedway and Joe Gibbs Racing which also has three victories.
The release of NASCAR’s radically different 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule offers a feast of competition that should please race fans itching for something new.
Martin Truex Jr. quickly erased any doubts that he would mightily pursue a defense of his 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series trophy when he convincingly won from the Busch Pole position last March at this week’s venue, Auto Club Speedway.
Having swept the two NASCAR races at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway over the weekend and now standing one victory away from one of the most remarkable statistical achievements in his sport – 200 NASCAR national series victories — Kyle Busch smiled and conceded Sunday afternoon, that he looks forward …
AVONDALE, Ariz.—For the third straight Sunday, Ryan Blaney had a negative that counteracted a positive—a pit road miscue that hampered a fast race car.
As the all-time winningest driver at the ISM Raceway one-miler in Phoenix, Arizona, Kevin Harvick has proven to be the odds-on pick anytime the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race is in town. His career statistics at the track are historic and poised to become more so.
HAMPTON, Ga.—Too sick to start practice on Saturday, Brad Keselowski found the cure to what ailed him in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Sunday’s Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET, FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) will mark the first competitive test of NASCAR’s new rules package in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Five weeks after the death of Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs, the driver he discovered won the Daytona 500 for the second time.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—For all the lifelong aspiration, months of preparation, the week-long hype of competition, the Daytona 500 (Sunday, 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) has been a thrilling final lap pass for the victory in recent years. Predicting a winner is no easy task.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Paired for the first time with crew chief Chad Knaus, sophomore driver William Byron put his No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 on the pole for the Feb. 17 Daytona 500 on Sunday (2:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), leading a Hendrick Motorsports sweep of the top…