Cole Custer is the First Rookie to Win at Kentucky

In a surprising finish, rookie Cole Custer stole the show from the veteran drivers on the final restart to win not only his first Cup race, but he became the first rookie to win at Kentucky. All past winners at Kentucky Speedway are Cup champions, which could speak to Custer’s future. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves here.

Add A Third Checkmark To Kevin Harvick’s Brickyard Tally

Kevin Harvick waited out the weather and Denny Hamlin’s front right tire to grab his third Brickyard Victory and his fourth win of the season, tying Hamlin for that lead.

Wood Bros. Racing: Wednesday Night Racing at Charlotte

After the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Matt DiBenedetto and the No. 21 Menards/Richmond team are ready for a fresh start back at Charlotte in Wednesday night’s 500-kilometer race. “I feel good going into Wednesday,” DiBenedetto said. “We’re starting fourth, and racing the primary car, so that’s good.” The line-up for Wednesday’s race was set by inverting the finish of the Coca-Cola 600, where DiBenedetto finished 17th. The top 20 finishing positions from Sunday were inverted, and the remainder of the field will start Wednesday’s race from where they…

No. 14 PEAK Coolant & Antifreeze Racing Clint Bowyer Charlotte 500k Advance

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (May 25, 2020) – When Clint Bowyer fires his engine at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway Wednesday night for the NASCAR Cup Series’ 500-kilometer race, it will mark the fourth of five races in a 14-day span since the sport returned from a 10-week hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The frenetic schedule after a long layoff  might be too much, too soon, for some drivers, but like his PEAK Coolant & Antifreeze partner, the Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) driver isn’t about to get overheated when times are…

NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR Cup Series Next Race: Coca-Cola 600 The Place: Charlotte Motor Speedway The Date: Sunday, May 24 The Time: 6 p.m. ET TV: FOX, 5:30 p.m. ET Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 600 miles (400 laps); Stage 1 (Ends on Lap 100), Stage 2 (Ends on Lap 200), Stage 3 (Ends on Lap 300), Final Stage (Ends on Lap 400) 2019 Race Winner: Martin Truex Jr.

Kevin Harvick Coca-Cola 600 Advance and Team Report

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (May 22, 2020) – Kevin Harvick has started six NASCAR Cup Series races in 2020 and has one win, four top-five finishes and six top-10s, which would explain why he leads the driver standings by 34 points over Joey Logano.   Harvick has a solid start to the season despite the 70-day break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of it has to do with the fact he is a veteran with 688 starts and has been with crew chief Rodney Childers for seven years, longer than…