Just 400 miles remain in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Homestead-Miami Speedway's 1.5-mile oval is the spot for their finale, the Ford EcoBoost 400, in which four drivers will compete amongst each other to win the series title.
It's the last year this track will host NASCAR's championship weekend for the foreseeable future. A 2020 schedule shakeup has moved the track's race date to March; Phoenix's ISM Raceway will take over this spot next year.
ISM Raceway's one-mile oval in Phoenix plays host to the penultimate Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the 2019 season. This recently renovated track will play host to a semifinal elimination that sets up next week's Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Six drivers are fighting for the remaining two spots in that field after Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. have already earned their invitations.
After eight months and 34 races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it's finally time to whittle down the playoff field to this year's Championship 4. ISM Raceway in Phoenix hosts the penultimate race of the season, a Round of 8 elimination which sets up the grand finale next week at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
They say everything's bigger in Texas. But as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads into the Lone Star State for Sunday's 2019 AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, the number of viable championship contenders has shrunk considerably.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series begins its Round of 8 with the last short track of the 10-race playoff. Martinsville Speedway's half-mile paperclip is the place where the unexpected can and often does happen.
Last season, Joey Logano used a bump-and-run on the final lap to blow by Martin Truex Jr. and earn himself a spot in the Championship 4. Without the victory, Logano would never have qualified for the final round and earned himself the 2018 Cup title.
Talladega Superspeedway sits right in the heart of Alabama, a state the hit movie Forrest Gump was based around. And, just like the main character there would say, a race here is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you’re going to get.
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.