The Cheddar Head’s Still In Control

Kevin Harvick surged to a weekend doubleheader sweep Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, fending off a closing Denny Hamlin and riding a dominant Stewart-Haas Racing No. 4 Ford to his second NASCAR Cup Series win in a two-day span. Harvick led 90 of 156 laps in Sunday’s Consumers Energy 400, one day after leading 92…

The Cheddar Head Clings To The Top

Kevin Harvick zoomed to a convincing NASCAR Cup Series victory in overtime Saturday, bypassing Kyle Busch to lead the last 14 laps and prevail in the first race of a weekend doubleheader for the circuit at Michigan International Speedway. Harvick led a race-best 92 of the 161 laps in the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 4 Ford….

Newman Is The Choice At Loudon

This weekend the NASCAR haulers roll north up the Eastern Seaboard to The Granite State, and to the hamlet of Loudon, NH. It is on the outskirts of this tiny hamlet is where “The Magic Mile”, aka the New Hampshire Motor Speedway is located. OUR LOUDON SELECTIONS From the depths of despair and near-death after…

Rudy Maintains Her Lead

Denny Hamlin kicked off the second half of the NASCAR Cup Series season with a convincing victory Thursday night at Kansas Speedway, passing Kevin Harvick with 12 laps to go and holding off Brad Keselowski down the stretch. Hamlin maneuvered the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to his fifth win of the season, leading…

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…

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…