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.
NASCAR’s Silly Season, the name given to the sport’s free agent period typically revolves around driver and crew chief changes. But in 2018, a year when most big names are signed to long-term deals there’s a new, worrisome card shuffling the deck.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winds its way to Loudon, New Hampshire, this week for Sunday’s (July 22) Foxwoods Resort Casino 301. The green flag at 1.058-mile New Hampshire Motor Speedway flies at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The originial start time was 2 p.m.
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.
Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr., Clint Bowyer and last week’s winner Kyle Busch have outright dominated the first half of the NASCAR season. Through 17 races, they’ve combined to win 15 of them while collecting a whopping 75 percent of all playoff points.
At first glance, there’s nothing unique about this weekend’s NASCAR race at Chicagoland. This cookie-cutter 1.5-miler has been on the schedule since 2001 and produced little in the way of memorable finishes.