The Cheddar Head Scales Back To The Top

Joey Logano landed a Championship 4 berth, scoring his third victory of the season in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series event at Kansas Speedway. Logano led 47 of 267 laps in the Hollywood Casino 400, the first of three races in the Round of 8 elimination round. The driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford…

The Bay Area Bandit To The Top

Chase Elliott emerged from what began as a wet-weather wild-card race with a decisive victory Sunday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval as the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs field was trimmed from 12 title-eligible drivers to eight. Elliott continued his recent mastery with his fourth straight road-course win, posting a 3.895-second margin of victory in…

The Cheddar Head’s Lead Decreases

Denny Hamlin escaped the mayhem that slowed several playoff contenders Sunday, notching his seventh NASCAR Cup Series win of the season in triple overtime at Talladega Superspeedway. Hamlin’s No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota led 27 of the 200 laps to wrap up the YellaWood 500, sealing an automatic berth in the next round of…

The Cheddar Head Shoots To The Top Again

Kevin Harvick held off top challenger Kyle Busch on Saturday night, notching his ninth victory of the NASCAR Cup Series season as the playoff field was trimmed from 16 to 12 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Harvick’s No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford led 226 of the 500 laps in the annual Bass Pro Shops Night Race,…

Your Sheriff’s Still On Top Of The Pylon

Blazingly Bad Brad Keselowski cruised into the next round of the 2020 NASCAR Playoffs with his win Saturday night at Richmond Raceway. The No. 2 Team Penske Ford driver led a race-high 192 of the 400 laps on the .75-mile Virginia track. Keselowski beat Martin Truex Jr. to the checkered flag by 2.568 seconds. Joey…

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 Maintains Microsopic Lead

William Byron raced his way into the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, scoring his first victory in the regular-season finale in overtime at Daytona International Speedway as Matt DiBenedetto claimed the last berth in the 16-driver postseason field. Byron led 24 of the 164 laps in the Coke Zero Sugar 400, his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports…

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…

Humbleness Prevails!

Denny Hamlin registered his sixth (6) victory of the season Saturday, bypassing teammate Martin Truex Jr. and prevailing in the opening race of a NASCAR Cup Series weekend doubleheader at Dover International Speedway as Joe Gibbs Racing notched a 1-2-3 finish. Hamlin’s JGR No. 11 Toyota swept both stages and led a race-high 115 of…

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…