Snoopy Still Sits On Top

Out, demon! Denny Hamlin’s exorcism is complete. At ISM Raceway, the site of one of his biggest disappointments, Hamlin barged back into the Championship 4 with a dominating victory in Sunday’s Bluegreen Vacations 500. Hamlin joins Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch, Sunday’s runner-up, in the Nov. 17 race for the…

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…

Snoopy’s Lead Shrinks

Martin Truex Jr. will race for his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. His win Sunday at Martinsville Speedway in the Round of 8 opener ensured it. Truex Jr. topped 450 laps led and steadily maintained the point throughout the majority of the race, his blistering pit stops keeping him up front following on-track…

Snoopy Dawn Is Kicking Butt!

Denny Hamlin held off Chase Elliott on the final restart and went on to win the Hollywood Casino 400 in NASCAR Overtime on Sunday at Kansas Speedway. But for Elliott, the second-place finish was enough for him to advance into the Round of 8 as the last car into the field. That left Brad Keselowski…

Snoopy Dawn Maintains Her Lead

Two factors threw the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs into chaos on Monday afternoon — Talladega and Ryan Blaney. By .007 seconds — the sixth-closest finish in series history — Blaney edged Ryan Newman to win Monday’s rain-delayed 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, which took a big bite out of most other playoff contenders…

Snoopy Dawn Catapults To The Lead

Kyle Larson finally broke through to Victory Lane, winning Sunday at Dover International Speedway to advance to the Round of 8 in the NASCAR Playoffs. Larson ended a winless streak of 75 races, a stretch that included nine runner-up finishes to win for the first time at the Monster Mile during Dover’s 50th anniversary celebration…

The Bay Area Bandit Takes The Lead

Moments after taking the checkered flag in Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway road course, race winner Chase Elliott revisited the site of his biggest mistake. Elliott drove his No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet up to the tire barrier in Turn 1 of the 2.28-mile, 17-turn course and began a…

The Cheddar Head Surges To The Lead

On a night of “firsts” for Joe Gibbs Racing drivers, Martin Truex Jr. continued to assert his mastery over the first round of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Rallying from a spin off the bumper of Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s Ford and passing teammate Kyle Busch for the lead with 25 laps left,…

The Vegas Super Star Still On Top

 It had been almost three months since Martin Truex Jr. last raised a trophy, and while others may have wondered about his No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota team’s playoff potential, its members never wavered in confidence or pursuit. And sure enough, they were the ones celebrating in Victory Lane at Las Vegas Motor Speedway…

The Las Vegas Super Star Tops The Totem Pole

It was a dominating victory for Kevin Harvick and a statement of superiority for his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford team as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads toward its 10-race playoff. It was an ignominious end to Jimmie Johnson’s unique and unprecedented streak of qualifying for every Cup Series postseason. And it was…