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With Kenseth Going, Along Comes Jones at JGR
Wednesday, 12 Jul, 2017 – 7:09 | Comments Off on With Kenseth Going, Along Comes Jones at JGR
With Kenseth Going, Along Comes Jones at JGR

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Joe Gibbs Racing has selected Erik Jones of Furniture Row Racing to replace Matt Kenseth in the No. 20 Toyota Camry beginning with the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule.
Currently competing full-time for Barney Visser’s Furniture Row Racing, Jones sits 14th in Cup points and leads the Sunoco Rookie […]

Truex Posts Overtime Cup Victory In Kentucky
Sunday, 9 Jul, 2017 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Truex Posts Overtime Cup Victory In Kentucky
Truex Posts Overtime Cup Victory In Kentucky

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Martin Truex Jr. drove to an overtime victory in Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory is the Furniture Row Racing driver’s third of the season and it ties him with seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson for most in the series in 2017.
Kyle Larson finished second and Chase Elliott third in […]

Busch Faster Than Lightening In Kentucky
Saturday, 8 Jul, 2017 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Busch Faster Than Lightening In Kentucky
Busch Faster Than Lightening In Kentucky

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Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race during an weather-abbreviated qualifying session on Friday at Kentucky Speedway.
Busch laid down a record-breaking fast lap in 28.379 seconds (190.282 mph) at the newly repaved 1.5-mile. The laps came in a session was cut from three rounds down to two because of lightening […]

Kenseth: I Will Be Gone From Gibbs
Friday, 7 Jul, 2017 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Kenseth: I Will Be Gone From Gibbs
Kenseth: I Will Be Gone From Gibbs

Matt Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Cup champion, said Friday that he not be back as a driver for Joe Gibbs Racing next year and does not know where he will land.
Kenseth made his announcement during a press conference at Kentucky Speedway, site of this weekend’s Cup race.
“As of today I do not have a job […]

Sudden Plate Monster Stenhouse Wins At Daytona
Sunday, 2 Jul, 2017 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Sudden Plate Monster Stenhouse Wins At Daytona
Sudden Plate Monster Stenhouse Wins At Daytona

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has become a plate racing master.
Stenhouse got his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory two months ago at Talladega and then on Saturday night, follows that up with a victory at Daytona.
“This validates what we did at Talladega,” Stenhouse said in Victory Lane.
The Roush Fenway Racing driver got the victory when […]

Earnhardt Jr. On The Cup Pole At Daytona
Friday, 30 Jun, 2017 – 17:38 | Comments Off on Earnhardt Jr. On The Cup Pole At Daytona
Earnhardt Jr. On The Cup Pole At Daytona

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., in what could be his last driving appearance at Daytona International Speedway, will start Saturday night’s race from the pole position.
Earnhardt, who is retiring as a full-time Cup driver at the end of the season, laid down a lap at 190.973 mph in Friday’s qualifying session to net the pole.
After doing so, […]

Harvick Coasts To Victory At Sonoma Raceway
Sunday, 25 Jun, 2017 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Harvick Coasts To Victory At Sonoma Raceway
Harvick Coasts To Victory At Sonoma Raceway

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Kevin Harvick took the lead with with 22 laps to go and then coasted – literally, to save fuel – to the checkered flag in Sunday’ Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road course.
The victory was the first of the season for Harvick and it came under caution as Kasey Kahne […]

Larson Edges Teammate To Win Sonoma Pole
Saturday, 24 Jun, 2017 – 16:38 | Comments Off on Larson Edges Teammate To Win Sonoma Pole
Larson Edges Teammate To Win Sonoma Pole

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Kyle Larson edged teammate Jamie McMurray in NASCAR Cup qualifying at the Sonoma road course on Saturday to win the pole for Sunday’s race.
The time difference between the Chip Ganassi Racing drivers was .091 seconds.
“The whole lap actually felt pretty bad,” said Larson, who won his third pole of the season, his first at Sonoma and […]

Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut
Tuesday, 20 Jun, 2017 – 17:17 | Comments Off on Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut
Billy Johnson To Make Cup Debut

IMSA Ford driver Billy Johnson will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend driving Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion in place of the recovering Aric Almirola during the Toyota/SaveMart 350 on the 1.99-mile Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway road-course.
Fresh from competing in last weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, Johnson’s first […]

Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
Sunday, 18 Jun, 2017 – 17:20 | Comments Off on Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan
Larson Uses Late-Race Restarts To Win Michigan

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Kyle Larson survived a rash of late-race restarts and went on to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.0-mile Michigan International Speedway oval.
The victory was the Chip Ganassi Racing driver’s second of the year and the third of his career. It allowed him to move to the series points lead – five ahead […]