Kyle Busch Finally Wins A Race At Charlotte

There is a reason I don’t pay a lot of attention to the All-Star race. It’s at a 1.5 mile track known for aero challenges. The leader gets away and it’s all over. No matter what kind of gimmicks NASCAR puts in place with clown shows before the race, untested tire compound choices and stages, nothing really works to make for a really good race. The All-Star race used to be worth watching, but it hasn’t lived up to expectation in years. The only element I like is whittling the…

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Atlanta

Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway marks the 2,500th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Below are some stats from the first 2,499 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. The first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race was held at Charlotte Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina on June 19, 1949 – the race was won by Jim Roper (Lincoln) 186 drivers have won a race The series has competed on 156 different tracks 234 different drivers have won a Coors Light Pole 2,536 drivers have made…

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Notable Quotables – MENCS Chevrolet Drivers Before the FOLDS OF HONOR QUIKTRIP 500 in Atlanta

AJ ALLMENDINGER, NO. 47 KROGER CLICK LIST CHEVROLET SS – 5TH IN STANDINGS ON THE UPDATES TO THE 2017 AERO PACKAGE: “I’m not sure.  You don’t really know until you get out there.  It’s hard even if you go test it, you kind of feel it, but you don’t really know until you get a race weekend, you get all the rubber built up on the race track, more importantly you get 39 other cars around you.  It’s definitely going to be less downforce, you are going to be sliding…

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Kurt Busch Wins a Very Odd 2017 Daytona 500

The weekend saw a lot of yellow and red flags through all 3 series of racing. The Camping World truck race saw Kraz Gala bested the field in a crash filled race. The Xfinity series saw Ryan Reed hold off Kasey Kahne and Austin Dillon in another crash filled marathon. So by the time Sunday rolled around, those of us numb from watching so many hours of racing already were hoping the Monster drivers would be the consummate professionals they are. The best of the best. And they did for…

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Drivers Who May NOT Make The 2017 Chase

I think it is safe to say Jimmie Johnson will make the Chase this season, but what about everyone else? I thought I’d take a look at the contenders and pretenders and see how good a prognosticator I am.

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