It's time for pack racing as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to Talladega Superspeedway for the 1000Bulbs.com 500 on Sunday (Oct. 13). The race is scheduled to begin shortly after 2 p.m. ET with television coverage provided by NBC.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series kicks off the second round of its 2019 playoffs with its second visit to Dover International Speedway. And with Talladega Superspeedway looming next week, all 12 playoff drivers want the victory this weekend that will allow them to enter the Alabama track with a modicum of security in their title hopes.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ends the first round of its 2019 playoffs with one of its most anticipated races. Charlotte Motor Speedway's 1.5-mile oval has been transformed once again into a 17-turn, 2.28-mile road course for the Bank of America ROVAL 400.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads back east to Virginia this weekend with its postseason chase for the championship at full speed. The Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway is the second of three races before the playoff field gets cut from 16 to 12 eligible drivers.
The 2019 postseason for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series kicks off Sunday, Sept. 15 with the South Point 400 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The playoff opener is at the 1.5-mile oval a second straight year as 16 drivers begin their multi-round quest for championship hardware. Three rounds and nine races stand in their way as they jostle for a spot in the Championship 4 finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November.
Sixteen drivers begin their 10-race quest for the 2019 Monster Energy& NASCAR Cup Series championship beginning with Sunday's South Point 400. Seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson might be missing from that postseason field but the list still includes plenty of star firepower. Reigning champ Joey Logano will attempt to hold off a bevy of challengers beginning with Sunday's race at the 1.5-mile oval out in Sin City.
For years, the Brickyard 400 has been known as NASCAR’s crown jewel race that always struggles to meet expectations. Everyone wants to kiss the bricks but the actual taste you get when you do it? That’s how too many fans feel watching the racing itself. The same goes for the sport’s regular-season finale, no matter the racetrack, during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff era.
It's one of NASCAR's most respected traditions, put back on the original date where it belongs. The 2019 Southern 500 marks the fifth straight on the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, a spot it held on the sport's calendar from 1950-2004 until an ill-fated decision to bounce it around for over a decade.