Martin Truex Jr. Falls Just Short in Title Defense at Homestead


Martin Truex Jr., the driver of the #78 Bass Pro Shops/5-hour ENERGY Toyota, races during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2018, in Homestead, Florida.
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. – On an emotional night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. fell one place short in his bid for a second straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship and his attempt to deliver a sterling going-away present to Furniture Row Racing.

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Sunset Turns Out the Lights on Kevin Harvick’s Championship Run


Kevin Harvick, the driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s Ford, during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2018 in Homestead, Florida.
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Kevin Harvick, an eight-time winner in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season, had the dominant car in the daylight hours of Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Only one problem: the sun went down.

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Kyle Busch Fights Ill-Handling Car to Fourth-Place Finish


Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Toyota, walks through the garage area during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2018 in Homestead, Florida.
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Late-race strategy played out just the way Kyle Busch hoped it would. He just didn’t have the car to take advantage of it.

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