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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At Pocono, Kyle Busch ties Kevin Harvick at Six 2018 Wins

What can you say about Kyle Busch? He goes out and wins the truck race and then follows up with a strong performance in the Cup race. If it had been possible for him to race and win the Xfinity race in Iowa, I am sure he would have gone out and done that too.

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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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At Talladega, Joey Logano Snaps Winless Streak

If you saw the single file racing in the Xfinity race, you got to see a repeat of that in the Cup race. After a nasty multiple barrel roll wreck in practice by Jamie McMurray, NASCAR reduced the opening in the restrictor plate to slow the cars. What they couldn’t figure out is how much the teams would skew the cars to get the spoiler out of the air and make the cars more squirrely than ever.

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