Ten races. Sixteen drivers. One Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship.
Stock car racing’s national playoff begins Sunday out in Las Vegas. An inaugural second race at the 1.5-mile speedway has already seen the cream rise to the top; all 16 title contenders qualified inside the top 18. (Jamie McMurray, 12th quickest, is the first non-playoff driver.)
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series begins their 10-race playoff this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Sixteen drivers will begin their quest for the ultimate prize, a series championship starting with the inaugural South Point 400.
The green flag flies at 3 p.m. ET this Sunday, Sept. 16, on NBC Sports Network.
Ever have a friend who has a case of bad timing? They pull the punchline two minutes too late, show up just as the movie sells out and find their perfect match only to find out, well, they’re married. You know that guy?
Plenty of race fans do. In their world, he’s called NASCAR.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series wraps up its regular season this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It's the last chance for several bubble teams to clinch spots in the postseason and keep their championship hopes alive. The green flag flies on Sunday (Sept. 9) at 2 p.m. ET and can be seen on NBCSN.
Social media created Throwback Thursday but it’s NASCAR who’s created the idea of a throwback weekend in sports. The Southern 500, one of the sport’s iconic races now gets paired with legendary paint schemes as teams and drivers come together to celebrate the past.
Kasey Kahne and Elliott Sadlerhave more than 1,500 starts between them in NASCAR’s top three divisions. Both men competed for championships, winning multiple Cup races while driving for two of the sport’s legendary teams. (Sadler drove for Robert Yates Racing while Kahne spent six years running for Hendrick Motorsports). Corporate branding has put them successfully at the forefront of sponsorships with companies like M&M’s, Red Bull, Dodge and OneMain Financial.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads back to Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. Thunder Valley's annual August slugfest is one of three regular-season races left on the schedule.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads back to Michigan International Speedway this weekend for the Consumers Energy 400. In the series’ first stop at the two-mile track back in June, Clint Bowyer found his way to Victory Lane for his second win this season.