NASCAR XFINITY Series, American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway Preview

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NASCAR XFINITY Series teams take center stage for American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, June 24th at 8:30 pm ET.  Coverage begins at 8 pm ET on FOX Sports 1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

Teams will race 218.75 miles over 250 laps with Stage 1 ending on lap 60, Stage 2 on lap 120 and the last stage ending on the last lap 250. Continue reading

Superb Restarts Propel Kyle Larson to Victory in Michigan

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Two weeks ago at Dover, Kyle Larson took a painful master class in restarts from Professor Jimmie Johnson.

In Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Larson graduated with high honors, using a series of exceptional restarts to win his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season and his second in a row, dating to last August, at the two-mile track in the Irish Hills. Continue reading

Kyle Larson Edges Martin Truex Jr. for Michigan Pole

Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Cars 3/Target Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the pole award for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 16, 2017 in Brooklyn, Michigan Photo – Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

Martin Truex Jr. thought he had the pole for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400—until Kyle Larson made the last run in the final round of Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying at Michigan International Speedway.

Driving the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, Larson, who won the first Cup race of his career last August at MIS, covered the two-mile distance in 35.616 seconds (202.156 mph), edging Truex (202.117 mph) for the top starting spot by a scant 0.007 seconds. Continue reading