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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Enjoy the (NASCAR Racing) Season. Please.

I recently read a post on TDN.com from a respected writer about the state of NASCAR and what it could do to improve ratings and fan engagement. While I agree with some of its points, it had some discrepancies that bothered me. First of all, the writer said that one of the problems was that three drivers had combined to win 16 of 21 races. Later on, the same writer claimed that the battle between the top three drivers should be something to celebrate.

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Bowyer Wins Michigan as Stewart-Haas Racing Goes 1-2-3

Clint Bowyer got his second win of the season at the rain delayed and shortened Michigan race. It was not only a good day for Bowyer but for Stewart-Haas Racing as they took the top three positions with Kevin Harvick second and pole-sitter Kurt Busch, third. Aric Almirola finished 11th after starting 6th.  In fact, all four cars started the race in the top 12. That is a pretty impressive feat.

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Kyle Busch wins Third Race in a Row of 2018 at Richmond

The Race After starting deep in the field, Kyle Busch stayed patient and let the track, and the race, come to him and closed his third win in a row. So far the year has turned into a tale of two halves – albeit only 9 races in. The first half of the year looked like the Kevin Harvick Show and the last few weeks have been the Kyle Busch Show. Both drivers have 3 wins and account for 2/3 of the race victories this young season. Busch is the…

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It’s Bristol, Baby! Kyle Busch Wins Second Race in a Row

Kyle Busch won from the pole at the rain-delayed Bristol race but it wasn’t always a certain win.  Weather delayed the race a few times on Sunday before NASCAR pushed the race to Monday. Even on Monday the race start was delayed a little bit by light showers that kept popping up.

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