Chase Elliott Wins His First Cup Race at Watkins Glen

I think a lot of people have been wondering just when Chase Elliott would get his first win, but Watkins Glen was not at the top of the tracks you would think of. And especially not this weekend with the likes of Kyle Busch, Martin Truex, Jr. and Kevin Harvick being so strong on road courses. Watkins Glen is a more technical track than Sonoma so you would think that a more experienced driver would rule the day. And that very nearly happened.

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Truex Wins at Pocono… Where are the Young Guns?

Did you see the finish at Pocono? Martin Truex, Jr. followed by Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick. That folks, is your leaderboard for the rest for the year. Busch, Harvick and Truex have won 11 of the 14 races this year, so all the talk about the young guns taking the Cup series by storm are, well, just rumors to this point. Let’s look at those young ‘uns: Kyle Larson – we’ll give him special props at this point for finishing 2nd and coming out of the final…

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series News and Notes From Richmond

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Next Race: Toyota Owners 400 The Place: Richmond Raceway The Date: Saturday, April 21 The Time: 6:30 p.m. ET TV: FOX, 6 p.m. ET Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 300 miles (400 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 100), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 200), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 400)

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series News and Notes from Bristol

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Next Race: Food City 500 The Place: Bristol Motor Speedway The Date: Sunday, April 15 The Time: 2 p.m. ET TV: FOX, 1:30 p.m. ET Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 266.5 miles (500 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 125), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 250), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 500)

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series News and Notes from Texas

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Next Race: O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 The Place: Texas Motor Speedway The Date: Sunday, April 8 The Time: 2 p.m. ET TV: FS1, 2 p.m. ET Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 501 miles (334 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 85), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 170), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 334)

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