Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton’s 301 at New Hampshire Preview

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams will race the Overton’s 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 16th at 3 pm. ET. Coverage begins at 2:30 pm ET on NBC Sports Network, PRN, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

Drivers will race 318.46 miles over 301 laps with Stage 1 ending on lap 75, Stage 2 on lap 150, and the last Stage ending on the last lap 301. Continue reading

NASCAR Playoff Bubble about to Burst

Matt Kenseth, the driver of the #20 Circle K Toyota, looks on during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on July 7, 2017, in Sparta, Kentucky. Photo – Sarah Crabill/Getty Images

With only eight races left until the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs begin, some teams are starting to feel more pressure of the playoff bubble that is about to burst.

Since NASCAR changed to a 16-team playoff format in 2013, the highest number of drivers to qualify by winning is 13 with the same number of winners in 2016. There’s been excitement and anticipation of possibly breaking that record this year with 11 different winners in 18 races so far, and although the possibility still exists, it’s becoming more doubtful. Continue reading

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Preview

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams will race the Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday, July 8th at 7:30 pm ET. Coverage begins at 7 pm ET on NBC Sports Network, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

 

Drivers will race 400.5 miles over 267 laps with Stage 1 ending on lap 80,

Stage 2 on lap 160 and the last stage ending on the last lap, 267. Continue reading