Marquee Win for Keselowski Provides Playoff Momentum

Brad Keselowski, the driver of the #2 Miller Genuine Draft Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on September 2, 2018, in Darlington, South Carolina. Photo – Sarah Crabill/Getty Images

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It’s exactly the kind of unmistakable momentum you want with one race remaining before the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs begin. And so in that sense, perhaps the timing of Brad Keselowski’s first win of the season Sunday night at Darlington Raceway makes up for the near-misses he’s had earlier in the year. Continue reading

Kyle Busch Hopes to Win the Race—and the Numbers Game—at Indianapolis

Kyle Busch, the driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 22, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo – Tim Bradbury/Getty Images

Kyle Busch’s appearance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend involves more numbers than anyone could be expected to remember.

First and foremost, Busch has a chance to win a third straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 2.5-mile track. No other driver has ever accomplished that feat on the oval—either in Cup or IndyCar Series racing. Continue reading