Amber Hangs On To Win Segment 2

Kevin Harvick’s Stewart-Haas Racing No. 4 Ford led just 32 of the 367 laps in the opening race of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, taking command when Chase Elliott and Martin Truex, Jr. collided in a contest for the lead with 15 laps left. His eighth victory of the season was his third at the…

The Sheriff Still Rules Supreme After Dover

There was no drama in Kevin Harvick’s victory in the Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway, an old-fashioned thrashing in the back end of a Saturday/Sunday NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader. There was more than enough suspense, however, in the battle between Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and William Byron for the final position in the…

The Sheriff And The Cookie Mom To The Top

William Clyde Elliott, Jr. scored a historic triumph Sunday, prevailing in his third straight road-course event to win the first NASCAR Cup Series race on the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. The dream has come true! Elliott led a race-high 34 of the 65 laps in the inaugural Go Bowling 235 on the 3.61-mile road…

The Cheddar Head Surges Back Into The Lead

With two wins in his pocket heading into Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski was already in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, but it was this third win of 2020 that came in the sort of dominating style the championship contender hoped would show his team’s readiness to challenge…

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 Widens Her Lead

Denny Hamlin scored his third NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday with a sweeping performance in the Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Even thought there was a late race charge from Chase, Hamlin was able to “hold on” and win the race. Hamlin led a race-best 137 of the 267 laps on…

Bernie The Bay Area Bandit To The Lead

Alex Bowman “The Showman” dominates Auto Club Speedway! Bowman had a new nose for the finish line Sunday at Auto Club Speedway. Driving the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet — a sleeker version of the Camaro with a new front fascia — Bowman ran away with the final stage of the Auto Club 400 at…

A Threeway Tie At The Top

Though a caution came out on the final lap of Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube, leader Joey Logano had already seen the white flag to win the NASCAR Cup Series’ race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logano won this race last season, too. Both times sporting a Pennzoil paint scheme on his No….

Carole Jumps Into The Lead After Daytona

With the car of Ryan Newman sliding upside-down trailing sparks behind him, Denny Hamlin joined elite company on Monday night in the second-closest finish in Daytona 500 history. Hamlin beat Ryan Blaney to the finish line at Daytona International Speedway by .014 seconds, and while the driver of the No. 11 celebrated with a burnout…

Snoopy Increases Her Lead

For Kevin Harvick, Texas is the new Phoenix. Overcoming a pit-road penalty for a tire placed in his pit box too early, Harvick took control of the AAA Texas 500 as the sun set on Texas Motor Speedway and won his third straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race at the 1.5-mile track in…