Fuel Shortage Deprives Kurt Busch of Winning Chances at Talladega

Kurt Busch, the driver of the #41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Ford, leads the field during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 14, 2018, in Talladega, Alabama. Photo – Chris Graythen/Getty Images

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Kurt Busch was one corner and a straightaway from his second victory of the season and an automatic ticket into the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Continue reading

Kyle Larson Overcomes Lack of Speed to Finish 11th at Talladega

Kyle Larson, the driver of the #42 Credit One Bank Chevrolet, spins on the backstretch during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 14, 2018, in Talladega, Alabama. Photo – Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

Kyle Larson’s balky No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet qualified 34th on Saturday. After unapproved adjustments to the car, Larson started last in Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Continue reading

Martin Truex Jr Fights Ill-Handling Car to Stay Above Cut Line

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From a handling standpoint, the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota of defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. was pure evil on Sunday at Talladega. Continue reading