Hendrick Crew Chief Shuffle Breaks Up Championship Pair Johnson and Knaus

Jimmie Johnson(L), the driver of the #48 Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet, and his crew chief Chad Knaus stand in the garage area during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover International Speedway on October 5, 2018, in Dover, Delaware. Photo – Chris Trotman/Getty Images

Both driver Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus have had their eyes on a record-breaking eighth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver’s championship, ever since the duo won their seventh title together in 2016. Continue reading

Chase Elliott is Finding Success at the Right Time

Chase Elliott, the driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, celebrates with his team after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover International Speedway on October 7, 2018, in Dover, Delaware. Photo – Jared C Tilton/Getty Images

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As has been the case in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, Sunday’s second round opener at Dover’s Monster Mile proved it ain’t over till it’s over. And again, it was the veterans opening the door for younger drivers to come on into the Playoff party. Continue reading

Chase Elliott Gambles Late and Wins Big at Dover

Chase Elliott, the driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover International Speedway on October 7, 2018, in Dover, Delaware. Photo – Chris Trotman/Getty Images

The opening race for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ second round of the playoffs was held at Dover International Speedway. With a new round beginning, it was no time to waste for any of the drivers remaining in the playoffs. With Talladega next week, we all know the variables that race track possesses to ruin any team’s plan on winning. Sunday’s Dover race was time to make some moves to get set up for a late run in the playoffs. Continue reading