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Kyle Busch Collects Third Straight Cup Victory
Sunday, 22 Apr, 2018 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Collects Third Straight Cup Victory
Kyle Busch Collects Third Straight Cup Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch won his third straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Saturday night when he added the event at Richmond International Raceway to his list of 2018 conquests.
Busch beat Chase Elliott to the checkered flag in overtime to win for the fifth time at the .75-mile short track. […]

Truex On Pole For Saturday’s Cup Race At RIR
Friday, 20 Apr, 2018 – 17:59 | Comments Off on Truex On Pole For Saturday’s Cup Race At RIR
Truex On Pole For Saturday’s Cup Race At RIR

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Martin Truex Jr. won the pole for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond International Speedway on Friday.
Truex laid down a lap at 123.859-mph lap in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota to get the pole. It was his fourth pole of 2018.
Truex, the 2017 Cup […]

Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series
Thursday, 19 Apr, 2018 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series
Ford To Add Muscle To Cup Series

Those of us fortunate (and now old) enough to have experienced the original “Muscle Car Street Wars” of the mid-1960s to mid-1970s might recall these lyrics from a 1968 Ford Mustang TV commercial:
Only Mustang makes it happen, only Mustang makes life great
Mustang moves you, Mustang grooves you
Mustang, Mustang ’68.
Only Mustang makes it happen, let it […]

Mustangs Headed To Cup
Wednesday, 18 Apr, 2018 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Mustangs Headed To Cup
Mustangs Headed To Cup

Ford Motor Company’s iconic Mustang nameplate and emblem will be the focal point in two of America’s most popular forms of motorsports in 2019.
Stock car racing’s most brand-centric rivalry will return to its “Muscle Car” roots on NASCAR’s premier tour next season, when Ford campaigns its Mustang in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series […]

Bristol Featured Numerous Good Storylines
Monday, 16 Apr, 2018 – 16:56 | Comments Off on Bristol Featured Numerous Good Storylines
Bristol Featured Numerous Good Storylines

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – A Kyle Busch victory at Bristol Motor Speedway is nothing new. After all, he’s won at the tough half-mile track in all three of NASCAR’s top three series and swept the Truck-Xfinity-Cup weekend twice.
Overall, the 32-year-old Busch possesses seven Bristol victories in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup […]

Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
Monday, 16 Apr, 2018 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race

One week and one day after getting his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, Kyle Busch got his second. Busch, who won last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, captured Monday’s rain-delayed event at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Joe Gibbs Racing’s Busch, who led 117 of 500 laps in his No. 18 Camry, took […]

Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race
Sunday, 15 Apr, 2018 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race
Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Persistent rain Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway forced NASCAR to postpone the conclusion of the Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race until Monday.
The race is scheduled to resume at 1 p.m. EDT on lap 205 in Stage 2 with Kyle Larson leading. Rounding out the […]

All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 18:03 | Comments Off on All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages
All-Star Aero Package Has Doubters In Garages

BRISTOL, Tenn. – NASCAR drivers admit something needs to be done to improve the racing on 1.5-mile tracks, but several of them said Friday they didn’t know if the rules package announced for next month’s All-Star race would be the solution.
Implemented for the first time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it’s the same […]

Kyle Busch Tops Big Brother To Win Pole At Bristol
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 17:01 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Tops Big Brother To Win Pole At Bristol
Kyle Busch Tops Big Brother To Win Pole At Bristol

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch remained the hottest driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Friday when he won the pole for Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
To get the pole for Sunday’s 500-lapper, Busch had to ease past brother Kurt, who was second fastest in qualifying at BMS.
Kyle Busch set the […]

TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 10:38 | Comments Off on TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas
TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Last Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway failed to reverse a season-long trend of sagging TV viewership numbers.
The 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 reportedly posted a 1.7 rating and 2.82-million viewers on FOX Sports 1 _ down a staggering 37 […]