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Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

· Groundbreaking for Bristol International Speedway, as Bristol Motor Speedway was originally known, took place in 1960. The track was an exact half-mile.· First Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race was July 30, 1961; Jack Smith won the event (with relief from Johnny Allen).· All of the Monster Energy NAS


Michigan International Speedway and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Weekend Preview

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Clint Bowyer's win at Michigan International Speedway earlier this summer snapped a three-race Michigan win streak for Kyle Larson. Historically speaking the super-fast two-miler has shown a tendency toward repeat victory - good news for Bowyer now, and for Larson as they prepa


Cup drivers looking for repeat success at Michigan

Ten drivers since 2001 have scored multiple wins at Michigan led by Greg Biffle, who had four (back-to-back in 2004 and 2005 and back-to-back 2012 and 2013). Matt Kenseth and Kurt Busch join Larson as three-time winners since then. Ryan Newman, Carl Edwards, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Denny Hamlin, Joey L


Cagle: Random thoughts while reading race reports — and police reports | Richmond County Daily Journal

Matt Kenseth’s rookie season in Cup was the year I graduated from college. Matt Kenseth became a grandfather this week. That’ll make you feel old. Chase Elliott finally broke through with his first Cup win this past weekend at Watkins Glen. Elliott was born my senior year of high school. That, too,


Matt Kenseth To Drive No. 6 Roush Fenway NESN Ford Fusion At Watkins Glen

In 18 previous starts at Watkins Glen, Kenseth — the 2003 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (then Winston Cup) champion — has two top-five finishes and eight top-10 finishes. He is coming off his highest finish at the 2.45-mile road course a year ago, when he placed second after starting 15th.


Late Race Issue Results in 29th Place Finish for Kenseth at WGI

After qualifying 28th, Kenseth started 26th after a pair a cars failed post-qualifying tech. In just a mere 15 laps, the 2003 NASCAR Cup Champion was 20th. With only a 20-lap opening stage, some cars elected to short-pit, and Kenseth stayed out to finish the stage 10th earning one stage point.


Kenseth finishes low at the Glen

Wisconsin native Matt Kenseth finished 29th at Watkins Glen this past Sunday after a late-race incident.The former Cambridge resident was piloting Roush Fenway Racing’s number 6 Ford Fusion through the bus stop at the Glen when he spun out, forcing him to pit road for a fresh set of tires. He then r


2018 Watikins Glen: Matt Kenseth NASCAR Monster Energy Race Preview

� Kenseth is coming off his highest finish at the 2.45-mile road course a year ago, where he finished second after starting 15th. He also finished fourth in 2015, one of his four top-10s in his last six starts at the track.


Watkins Glen Fantasy Racing Preview - Go Bowling at The Glen | MRN

Kyle Busch has finished in the top 10 in 11 of his last 12 starts, including two wins (2008, 2013).Martin Truex Jr. has finished in the top 10 in his last two starts, including a win last season.Denny Hamlin has recorded an average finish of 2.5 in his last two starts, including a win in 2016.AJ All


DFS NASCAR: Go Bowling at The Glen Track Breakdown | Fantasy Alarm

The differences between Sonoma and Watkins Glen are almost immediately apparent starting with the number of turns. Watkins Glen has eight turns in a lap with five being right-handers and Sonoma has 11. The other major difference is the style of driving on the two courses with WGI having higher speed


Roush Fenway Weekly Advance – Watkins Glen

Roush Fenway Racing heads north to the Empire State and the concrete jungle where dreams are made of as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) and NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) get set to tackle the 2.45-mile road course at Watkins Glen International. Jack Roush has six wins all-time at WGI, inc


NASCAR driver and Knoxville native Trevor Bayne is learning while being on the sideline

It has been an interesting season for Bayne, who lost his seat in the Jack Roush-Fenway Ford to one time NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth for at least 10 races.Bayne, who will be back in the car when the circuit comes to Bristol in about 3 weeks, says he hates the current arrangement, but it has given h


NASCAR's Bobby Allison and Matt Kenseth coming to Georgia's Wild Adventures

Coca-Cola Racing Weekendwill be held at the Wild Adventures theme park on August 25-26, 2018. Bobby Allison, NASCAR legend and three-time Daytona 500 winner, will appear at the park’s Lonestar Stage from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 25 to sign autographs and take photos with fans. Matt Kense


Kenseth Battles Back for 18th at Pocono

“We were definitely better than the spring race when we couldn’t even stay on the lead lap,” Kenseth said. “This time we had a pit road problem, sped and lost a lot of track position. I thought we ran better we were just really weak on restarts and would lose a lot of spots. In today’s day in age of


Stock Car Racing

LONG POND, PA.– Kevin Harvick was the class of the field and for two-thirds of Sunday’s race at Pocono Raceway he looked poised for victory, but late race contact on pit road forced a second pit stop and the 4 team ran out of time driving through the field to the checkers, finishing fourth.


DFS NASCAR: Gander Outdoors 400 Track Breakdown | Fantasy Alarm

For the second time this season it will be a race at a track that has been raced at once this year. Pocono! The Tricky Triangle is back for it’s second and final race of the season and yet again the same trends hold true. As mentioned the last time there was a race here, passing here is tough with t


Roush Fenway Weekly Advance – Iowa, Pocono

Roush Fenway Racing gets set for NASCAR’s first split weekend of the season as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) treks to Pocono for the second time in eight weeks, while the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) heads back to Iowa for the second time in 40 days. A Jack Roush Ford has visited victo


Kenseth Caps Strong Run in 15th at New Hampshire

“We were just way offFridayand then in the race we got some decent track position with some good strategy by Matt (Puccia),” Kenseth said. “We were off on the pit stop and something happened. We got in the back and got my fenders banged in, so we had to fix that. We were just behind the whole day af


2018 NASCAR at New Hampshire results, standings: Kevin Harvick wins sixth race of the season - WDEF

Kevin Harvick pushed Kyle Busch out of the way to win his series-leading sixth race of the season on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Busch was leading with less than 10 to go, but Harvick moved the No. 18 up the race track to take the lead in the final moments.Harvick now has three wins at N


4 Burning Questions: How Will the NASCAR Income Model Change This Off-Season? - Frontstretch

The first was Rockingham Speedway. The fall date, which was the second to last race on the calendar most years, was transferred to its International Speedway Corporation sister track Auto Club Speedway after 2003. The Rock, one of the very first speedways on the NASCAR schedule, would only held one