Monster Energy Cup – Online Resource for Motorsports Information Fri, 24 May 2019 03:34:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 William Byron captures pole and sets record for Coca-Cola 600 Fri, 24 May 2019 01:32:28 +0000 William Bryon earned the Busch Pole Award Thursday evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600, becoming the youngest pole winner in the event's history.]]> 0 Weekend schedule for Charlotte Thu, 23 May 2019 13:05:10 +0000 This Memorial Day weekend the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 60th running of the Coca-Cola 600 Sunday evening while the Xfinity Series hits the track Saturday for the Alsco 300.]]> 0 Toyota MENCS Race Recap – Charlotte All-Star Race Sun, 19 May 2019 13:40:30 +0000 All four Joe Gibbs Racing Camry’s qualified for tonight’s All-Star event after capturing wins in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) season.]]> 0 Larson shines brightest in Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race Sun, 19 May 2019 04:30:15 +0000 In a race full of stars, Kyle Larson shined brightest in Saturday's Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.]]> 0 Clint Bowyer wins pole for All-Star Race at Charlotte Sat, 18 May 2019 04:05:16 +0000 Clint Bowyer captured the pole for Saturday's Monster Energy All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It was his first pole in the event which features a $1 million prize. ]]> 0 Full schedule for Charlotte All-Star weekend Fri, 17 May 2019 00:28:36 +0000 For one night a year, throw the points out the window as the Monster Energy All-Star teams take to their hometown track for the Annual All-Star Race. The Xfinity teams have one final week off before Charlotte but the Truck Series is back in action Friday night under the lights.]]> 0 All-Star Race – Rules, Format, Eligibility Wed, 15 May 2019 21:21:02 +0000 The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday evening for the 35th running of the All-Star Race with a $1 million prize up for grabs.]]> 0 NASCAR Top-10 Power Rankings: Kansas Mon, 13 May 2019 23:35:09 +0000 Kyle Busch was in contention for the in on Saturday night at Kansas before a flat right-rear tire ruined his night. He finished 30th, three laps down.]]> 0 Brad Keselowski wins in a thriller at Kansas Sun, 12 May 2019 04:58:56 +0000 KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Brad Keselowski won in an overtime finish at Kansas Speedway for his third win of the season and his first since 2011 at the 1.5-mile speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. ]]> 0 Kevin Harvick wins pole at Kansas Sat, 11 May 2019 01:30:45 +0000 For the third time this season and the 28th of his career, Kevin Harvick earned the pole position at Kansas Speedway on Friday evening. ]]> 0 IMS President Boles explains why Brickyard 400 returns to July in 2020 Fri, 10 May 2019 23:13:14 +0000 INDIANAPOLIS -- May is the month of the year around which the NTT IndyCar Series revolves. It begins with the IndyCar Grand Prix on the grand prix circuit of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Then on Memorial Day Sunday, the cannon fires at 6:00 a.m. (which indicates the gates are open) and over 200,000 people pour into the facility to drink the day away, take in a concert in the Snake Pit and watch the annual running of the Indianapolis 500. Afterwards, the turnaround at Indianapolis begins for the next major event, the Brickyard 400; be it in September this year or on Independence Day weekend in 2020.]]> 0 Weekend Schedule for Kansas Fri, 10 May 2019 00:36:53 +0000 The NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams head to the Midwest for a two day show at Kansas Motor Speedway. Here is how you can keep up on all of the action. ]]> 0 QUAKER STATE ANNOUNCES FAN VOTE FOR HISTORIC PAINT SCHEME Tue, 07 May 2019 19:54:41 +0000 Quaker State, the iconic motor oil with a more than 100 year history, is launching a national fan vote to determine which throwback paint scheme will be featured on NASCAR’s No. 21 Wood Brothers Ford Mustang driven by Paul Menard. The paint scheme will be the primary paint out on Menard’s car at the ninth annual Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart at Kentucky Speedway.]]> 0 NASCAR Top-10 Power Rankings: Dover Tue, 07 May 2019 19:12:00 +0000 Kyle Busch finished 10th at Dover, keeping his top-10 streak, alive, but was nonetheless frustrated with the result.]]> 0 Toyota MENCS Dover Race Recap Mon, 06 May 2019 23:15:34 +0000 Camry driver Martin Truex Jr. captured his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) victory this season at Dover International Speedway on Monday.]]> 0 NASCAR postpones Dover race to Monday Sun, 05 May 2019 22:41:09 +0000 Rain invaded the Dover, Delaware area on Saturday night and did not let up throughout Sunday, forcing NASCAR to postpone the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander RV 400 until noon ET Monday. The race will be broadcast on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. There will also be a competition caution on Lap 40 […]]]> 0 Weekend Schedule for Dover Thu, 02 May 2019 20:53:48 +0000 Once again, all three national touring series will be back in action as the Gander Outdoor Truck Series, XFinity teams and the Cup guys will try to tame Miles the Monster at Dover International Speedway this weekend. This will be the first time in over a month that the Trucks will be getting back in action. Here is how you can watch all the drama unfold. ]]> 0 NASCAR Top-10 Power Rankings: Talladega Tue, 30 Apr 2019 05:26:43 +0000 Kyle Busch finished 10th at Talladega to keep his streak of top-10 finishes alive. His streak now stands at 10.]]> 0 The Final Word – If only all races were like Talladega Tue, 30 Apr 2019 02:31:43 +0000 For the third time this season, NASCAR presented a race worth watching. I am talking about those who demand an entertaining three-hour experience if they are going to spend the time to take it all in. Talladega delivered.]]> 0 Rookie of the Year Contenders Shine in GEICO 500 Mon, 29 Apr 2019 02:00:24 +0000 Ryan Preece and Daniel Hemric were just short of becoming the first rookies to win since Joey Logano in 2009, but with Preece's third-place finish and Hemric's fifth-place finish, they did take advantage of Talladega's unpredictable nature.]]> 0 CHEVY MENCS AT TALLADEGA 1: Qualifying Notes & Quotes Sun, 28 Apr 2019 01:18:32 +0000 FOX will telecast the 188-lap/500-mile GEICO 500 live at 2 p.m. ET Sunday, April 28. Live coverage can also be found on MRN and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio Channel 90. ]]> 0 Toyota MENCS Talladega Superspeedway Qualifying Recap Sun, 28 Apr 2019 00:20:11 +0000 MARTIN TRUEX JR, No. 19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing - Qualifying Position: 20th - How did yesterday go and how do you feel about the race tomorrow?]]> 0 Ford Performance NASCAR: Talladega Cup Qualifying Sun, 28 Apr 2019 00:18:07 +0000 RICKY STENHOUSE JR., No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Mustang - Qualified: 6th“I didn’t really have any feelings before today. I don't care what the package is. Speedway racing is speedway racing. We are all going to be close together and learn a lot tomorrow. I don't think anybody learned anything in Friday’s session."]]> 0 CHEVY MENCS AT TALLADEGA 1: Ty Dillon Press Conf. Transcript Sat, 27 Apr 2019 19:53:05 +0000 TY DILLON, NO. 13 GEICO CAMARO ZL1, met with media and discussed his 100th career start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, what the cars and the racing will be like on Sunday in the GEICO 500 at Talladega, his long-term relationship with Germain Racing and GEICO and how they are growing together, what Talladega Superspeedway means to him, and more. Full Transcript:]]> 0 CHEVY MENCS AT TALLADEGA 1: Ryan Preece Breakout Highlights Fri, 26 Apr 2019 23:50:15 +0000 RYAN PREECE, NO. 47 KROGER CAMARO ZL1 met with media in a breakout session at Talladega Superspeedway. Select highlights:]]> 0 CHEVY MENCS AT TALLADEGA 1: Jimmie Johnson Breakout Highlight Fri, 26 Apr 2019 23:26:16 +0000 JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 ALLY CAMARO ZL1 met with media in a breakout session at Talladega Superspeedway. Select highlights:]]> 0 Norman Reedus, Star of AMC’s The Walking Dead and Ride with Norman Reedus to Serve as Honorary Pace Car Driver for Talladega Superspeedway’s GEICO 500 Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:50:56 +0000 Norman Reedus, star of the hit AMC television series The Walking Dead as well as the unscripted program,Ride with Norman Reedus, will lead the field to green as the Honorary Pace Car Driver for the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday, April 28.]]> 0 Parker Kligerman Celebrates 40 Years of TRD at Talladega Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:23:44 +0000 Looking to build on his strong showings in superspeedway races, Parker Kligerman will honor four decades of TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) on the Gaunt Brothers Racing (GBR) No. 96 TRD 40th Anniversary Toyota Camry this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway.]]> 0 Weekend Schedule for Talladega Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:17:37 +0000 After a week off for the Easter break, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series go back to the track as Talladega Superspeedway is the home for this weekend's races.]]> 0 CHEVY MENCS AT TALLADEGA 1: Team Chevy Advance Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:24:34 +0000 The race will mark Jimmie Johnson’s 625th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start in 19 years. Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Ally Camaro ZL1, is tied with Cale Yarborough for sixth on the all-time wins list with 83. Johnson, who will be the 27th driver with 625 or more starts, has two wins at Talladega Superspeedway.]]> 0