Tag: NASCAR

July 11, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that Erik Jones would take over the No. 20 Toyota in the Monster Energy Cup Series starting next year.   The news does not come off as “shocking” due to the comments made last week by the current driver in that seat, Matt Kenseth. On Friday of last week, Kenseth…

July 10, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

We have hit the NASCAR mid-season point of the year. A lot of questions are out there surrounding drivers and organizations while others surround the future of NASCAR. Let’s search for the answers to some of these questions.   Turn 1 Joe Gibbs Racing Still Winless This was talked about after the quarter mark was…

July 8, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

In dominating fashion, Martin Truex Jr. was able to capture the Checkered Flag at Kentucky Speedway. The pilot of the 78 Furniture Row Toyota led 152 of the 267 laps in the Quaker State 400.   The word domination might be an understatement when describing this win by Truex Jr. Out of the 40 cars…

July 7, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

Kyle Busch will bring the field to the Green Flag in tomorrow nights Quaker State 400. Busch was able to hold off Martin Truex Jr. to win the pole at Kentucky Speedway with a lap of 29.397 (190.282 MPH). That lap wound up being a track record. This is Busch’s third pole of the season…

July 2, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

In a caution filled race that saw a record 14 yellow flags at Daytona, Ricky Stenhouse Jr brought home the Checkered Flag. This win comes just a little over two months after Stenhouse Jr collected his first career victory. That too came at a restrictor plate race at Talladega.   After a late wreck, which…

June 30, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be bringing the field to the Green Flag in tomorrow nights Coke Zero 400. Junior was able to beat out his Hendrick Motorsports teammate, Chase Elliott, for the pole position with a lap of 47.127. These two started 1-2 at the Daytona 500 earlier this year, with Elliott leading the field…

June 27, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

We have hit that part of the NASCAR season where the age old question is brought up, will we have 16 different drivers win before the Playoffs start? When NASCAR dramatically changed their version of a postseason in 2014, a “Chase”, or what is known today as the Playoffs, berth could be obtained by winning…

May 28, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

The longest race of the year is set to begin Sunday evening. The Coca-Cola 600 tests not just patience, but endurance as well. A 600 mile race that consists of 400 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway where speeds hit 200+ MPH is sure to give the fans a lot of action. Who will be able…

May 23, 2017 Cody Stewart No comments exist

As speculated late last week, NASCAR has confirmed a few changes to the 2018 Monster Energy Cup Series schedule.   Indianapolis Motor Speedway will replace Richmond International Raceway as the regular season finale. Since its debut to the NASCAR circuit in the late 90s, the Indy 400 has been held mid-Summer.   Announced earlier this…