The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series goes road racing once again this weekend. The division makes its one and only stop at Watkins Glen International this Sunday (Aug. 5) for the Go Bowling at The Glen. The green flag flies at 3 p.m. ET on NBC.
Pocono Raceway holds court this weekend to a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff race that’s... a little dormant. Seven drivers have already clinched their spot by virtue of at least one victory; another eight are at least 95 points above the cutline.
The July Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway felt like a demolition derby. The Big One happened less then 60 laps into the race, turning half the field into a glorified junkyard.
If Kelley Blue Book put a value on every NASCAR Cup driver, Brad Keselowski’s price would be going through the roof right now. Following the recent retirements of NASCAR stars Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards, a proven talent and personality like Keselowski is increasingly rare.
One of NASCAR’s biggest problems in 2018 is also one of its most frustrating. It’s a woman wreaking havoc on their races, viewership, and reputation; she strikes without mercy and is all-powerful. There’s little, if anything, the sport can do about her other than pray.