Kyle Larson as Master of Runner-ups is among Some of NASCAR’s Best

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Fifth-year Monster Energy NASCAR Cup driver Kyle Larson was understandably disappointed – perhaps even miffed – in finishing runner-up to Kyle Busch in Monday’s rain-delayed Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Continue reading

Kyle Busch Wins at Bristol for his Second Straight Cup Race

Kyle Busch, the driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, poses with the trophy in victory lane after winning the rain-delayed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 16, 2018, in Bristol, Tennessee. Photo – Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for some more short track racing. Bristol offers a different taste of short track racing since it is a different track type than Martinsville. Bristol has more banking in the corners which allow drivers to still carry some speed around the corners. Drivers also race all over the track at Bristol. Drivers will race down low where a traction compound gets applied to the track to allow grip on the low line. Continue reading

Stenhouse Fights Adversity for Best Finish of the Season

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., the driver of the #17 SunnyD Ford, leads a pack of cars during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 15, 2018, in Bristol, Tennessee. Photo – Jerry Markland/Getty Images

It may have been the hardest effort Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has ever had to put in for a fourth-place finish. But the result at Bristol Motor Speedway Monday afternoon, his first top-five of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season made every clutch decision, every zig and every zag worth it for Stenhouse and his Roush-Fenway Racing team. Continue reading