Elliott Didn’t Spend Long “Chasing” Second Win

Chase Elliott won't go down in history as a one-hit wonder. The son of the legendary "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" Elliott follows his victory at Watkins Glen with an encore at Dover. Most importantly, it stamps his passport to the next round of NASCAR's playoff series. Secondly, it establishes the 22-year old as a bona fide winner. Don't believe for a moment this will be Chase Elliott's last celebration of the spoils of victory. Except for those elusive wins, Elliott has been a consist ...

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2018 Cup Teams Preview: Hendrick Motorsports Gets Younger

For the next few days, we will offer a team-by-team, driver-by-driver preview of the 2018 season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.  Who ever thought we'd see the day? Jimmie Johnson is now the old man at Hendrick Motorsports. Just a few short years ago, the seven-time champ was the resident kid at HMS with the likes of Mark Martin, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in tow. Times have changed. With his impressive resume, Johnson has been the standard bearer at Hendrick Motorsports f ...

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Five Drivers I’m Watching In The NASCAR Cup Series In 2018

The 2018 season will bring a different looking NASCAR Cup Series. For the first time in nearly 20 years, the series' most popular driver will not be on the track, but in the broadcast. A notable former champion will also be on the sidelines. The NASCAR Cup Series will also be missing its lone female driver for the first time in several years. In light of that alone, there will be quite some number of fresh faces making headlines. For this fan, it will be interesting to see how the newbies ...

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No Band-Aid Measures For The 88 Car

Matt Kenseth says he doesn't envision the 88 car being an option for his 2018 season. We agree. Fortunately, it's hard to imagine the 2003 champion not driving in the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series next season. It wouldn't seem logical to go to Hendrick. Now if he did, it wouldn't be the first time a time a rent-a-ride scenario has played out. Fans may remember Kasey Kahne's cameos with Team Red Bull in 2011. Just last season, Clint Bowyer toiled with H.Scott while awaiting to take over ...

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Is It Really Any Mystery Who Will Take Over The 88?

They call it the Coke Zero 400. Hard core fans still call it the Firecracker 400. It's the summer race at Daytona International Speedway. A name synonymous with Daytona is Earnhardt, and this year marks Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s final go round at DIS as a full-time NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series contestant in the 88 car. The occasion causes one to consider who "gets next." Some logical names get tossed in such as Alex Bowman, and then there's some slightly more far-fetched possibilities as R ...

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