Though Kurt Busch won the opening stage of Sunday’s Daytona 500, the first segment of racing will be better remembered for the stage-ending crash that eliminated several top contenders from the running.
Daniel Suarez completed a sweep of Friday’s two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions by winning Happy Hour, but unlike the first session earlier in the day, there was manufacturer parity at the top of the board.
Toyota domination kicked off Friday on-track activity for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Daytona Int’l Speedway, with Daniel Suarez leading the third practice session for the 60th annual Daytona 500.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice is in the books. Featuring new driver and team combinations, revamped paint schemes and reorganized crews, the opening practice for the Daytona 500 didn’t lack in excitement as Joe Gibbs Racing’s four-car fleet led the session at Daytona International Speedway.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch won the Food City 300 on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, leading 186 laps en route to collecting his 91st career NASCAR XFINITY Series victory and fifth XFINITY Series win of 2017 in the process. “We had a great car,” Busch said post-race. “All our guys at Joe Gibbs Racing did a phenomenal job …
Daniel Suarez was able to put his road-racing background from his days in the NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series to use on Sunday, holding off Martin Truex Jr. for a stage win and ultimately scoring his career-best Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series finish Sunday at Watkins Glen Int’l.
Daniel Suarez held off a furious charge from stage master Martin Truex Jr. to take home the win in the second stage of Sunday’s I Love New York 355 at Watkins Glen Int’l.
Will Rodgers will lead the field to the green flag on Saturday afternoon in his home state, in front of some of stock car racing’s best.
Clint Bowyer, Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott took home the spoils of victory in Saturday evening’s Monster Energy Open, winning their respective stages to advance into the 33rd annual Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race.
Phoenix pole-sitter Joey Logano was quickest during final practice for Sunday’s Camping World 500.
It didn’t take long for XFinity Series rookie William Byron to get up to speed in NASCAR’s second-tier series.
LAS VEGAS — As of late, Joey Logano has been the master of restarts in NASCAR. It proved to be true in Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as Logano perfected restart after restart to score his first NASCAR win of any kind at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logano never raced at LVMS in the 300-mile XFINITY event …