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 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.
One year after Ryan Blaney's breakthrough Pocono win, perhaps NASCAR's brightest new young talent returns to the track stuck on that single victory. Rival Chase Elliott still hasn't visited Victory Lane after 90 career Cup Series starts. And best friend Bubba Wallace?
Another NASCAR All-Star Race. Another kitchen sink thrown at one of the sport’s more controversial races to spice it up. Is it finally the make-or-break moment for an event run at the same track since 1987?
Imagine this scenario. You’re working full-time with a company, settled with a family and have long-term plans to stay with the job. Then, out of nowhere the company confirms they’re looking to sell. Your future could now go one of several different directions, from outright promotion to pink slip.
Chase Elliott was less than a mile-and-a-half away from a career-defining first win at Martinsville last October. Taking the checkered flag would have qualified him for the four-driver shootout at Homestead-Miami Speedway and vaulted him into the superstardom that the NASCAR industry has predicted for him for the last two-plus years.
Jimmie Johnson’s racing career began on two wheels, as he whipped BMX bikes and motorcycles across tracks in Southern California. After he became a superstar on four wheels, he returned to two wheels as an amateur triathlete. And now he has helped initiate a bicycling fad among NASCAR drivers. Seemingly every week, a handful of drivers tour the area around the track.
We’ve seen plenty of sports deal with the fallout from athlete retirements. The NBA struggled after losing Michael Jordan and golf has seen interest wane with Tiger Woods on the sidelines. But all those moments pale with the changing of the guard we’re seeing in NASCAR.
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Kansas Speedway this weekend for the Hollywood Casino 400. This race marks the third and final event of the second round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.