Jones And Truex Rule At Texas

This week poses another logistic problem for the Cup haulers. On Wednesday night they will be parked in the infield of “The World’s Fastest Half Mile”, aka Bristol Motor Speedway for the All-Star race. Then they will have to load up and “haul the mail” back to their Charlotte shops to drop off the “All-Star…

Carole Slips Back Into The Lead

Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Custer roared to his first Cup Series victory Sunday afternoon at Kentucky Speedway, emerging from a late-race restart with a bold four-wide move just after the white flag. Driving the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 41 Ford, Custer led just five of the 267 laps in the Quaker State 400…

The Cheddar Head Creeps Back To The Top

Kevin Harvick avoided the pitfalls of an eventful Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, rising out of an overtime restart to score his fourth NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season. Driving the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 4 Ford, Harvick set the pace for 68 of the 161 laps in the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400. The…

Carole Zooms To The 2nd Segment Lead

Denny Hamlin scooted to victory Sunday at Pocono Raceway, using some pit-strategy savvy to outrun Kevin Harvick as the NASCAR Cup Series capped a weekend doubleheader. Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 Toyota led a race-high 49 of the 140 laps in the Pocono 350. His fourth win of the season was his sixth at…

Rudy And The Cheddar Head Locked In A Tie

Kevin Harvick held off a fast-closing Denny Hamlin for his third victory of the season Saturday, scratching Pocono Raceway off his winless list in the opener of a NASCAR Cup Series weekend. Harvick’s first win at the 2.5-mile Pennsylvania track was the 52nd of his Cup Series career. Harvick’s Stewart-Haas Racing No. 4 Ford led…

Blaney Has A Pocono 2 Quorum

As I mentioned in the previous post that the Cup Series is moving into uncharted territory, that is, a back-to-back Saturday-Sunday race at “The Tricky Triangle”. This is not a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this is one of the scheduled ideas and was on the schedule originally printed for the season. Both of these…

The Cheddar Head Extends Her Lead After ‘Dega

Ryan Blaney emerged with a fender-clanging victory in overtime Monday at Talladega Superspeedway, bumping aside Erik Jones and edging Ricky Stenhouse Jr. by inches to land his first NASCAR Cup Series win of the season. Blaney’s Team Penske No. 12 Ford led a race-high 63 of the 191 laps in the GEICO 500, which was…