Erik Jones Continues Impressive Top-Five Streak at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, NEW YORK – AUGUST 03: Erik Jones, driver of the #20 DeWalt Toyota, stands in the garage during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 03, 2019 in Watkins Glen, New York. Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images

After finishing third twice and second once in his last three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts, Erik Jones kept the top-five streak alive with a fourth-place run in Sunday’s GoBowling at The Glen.

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Bubba Wallace-Kyle Busch Battle Gets Intense in Late Going

WATKINS GLEN, NEW YORK – AUGUST 03: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Victory Junction Chevrolet, drives during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 03, 2019 in Watkins Glen, New York. Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

On lap 62 of Sunday’s GoBowling at The Glen, Bubba Wallace and Kyle Busch exited turn seven side-by-side, fighting for position.

Wallace steered to the right, banging doors with Busch’s No. 18 Toyota and forcing the car toward the wall that separates pit road from the racing surface. Busch turned his car back to the left and collided with Wallace’s No. 43 Ford.

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Chase Elliott Returns to Victory Lane at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, NEW YORK – AUGUST 04: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 04, 2019 in Watkins Glen, New York. Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images

The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series had an exciting Sunday afternoon at Watkins Glen International. Chase Elliott won his first-ever Cup race last year when he outlasted Martin Truex Jr in the closing laps of the race. This Sunday was another example of how challenging and exciting road course racing is at Watkins Glen.

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Chase Elliott Goes Back-to-Back at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, NEW YORK – AUGUST 04: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 04, 2019 in Watkins Glen, New York. Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – It was a striking case of déjà vu.

In a replay of Last year’s GoBowling at the Glen, Martin Truex Jr. chased pole winner Chase Elliott lap after lap around the 2.45-mile road course, using everything in his arsenal to try to deprive Elliott of his second straight victory at the track.

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After Pit Road Snafu, Kyle Busch Fights his Way to Third at The Glen

Kyle Busch, the driver of the #18 M&M’s Crunchy Mint Toyota, pits during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GoBowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 5, 2,018 in Watkins Glen, New York. Photo – Sarah Crabill/Getty Images

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – If there were a ‘Driver of the Race’ award in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it would be difficult to give it to anyone other than Chase Elliott, who held off reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr. over the final 32 laps to win Sunday’s Go Bowling at the Glen. Continue reading