Published at Thursday, June 11th 2020, 08:37:35 AM. Nascar. By Mbrojol313.
Brad Keselowski, who took the checkered flag last Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, also won at Atlanta in February. The Real Heroes 400 took place on time, but the Toyota 500 started later than expected due to rain in South Carolina. There are concerns about Wednesday's Alsco Uniforms 500 and a potential delay, which led to pleas among racing fans for the weather to cooperate. “Nobody’s been able to test there, nobody’s been able to race there, so you’re definitely going to see the guys who are going to pick it up quick and the guys who don’t pick it up quick,” he said. “We are all very excited to get back to the track and get back to real racing! Men, women and youth can all find official Richard Childress Racing apparel they love as we carry a great variety of styles for every fan. For fans who have adorned any parts of their bodies with No. 20 Erik Jones "tats," you can relax.
Heading toward Wednesday's race, fans expressed even more concern about another potential rain delay. Marcus Smith, Speedway Motorsports President and CEO, expressed his thoughts on the return to Nashville by saying,” The news that NASCAR will bring a Cup race to Wilson County and the greater Nashville region in 2021 is a positive move for the sport of NASCAR and for NASCAR fans. George Church will serve as the crew chief on the Motorsports Business Management machine. A leading provider of environmental solutions, trash removal, dumpsters, recycling service and equipment in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey, Waste Masters will serve as the primary sponsor on Ryan Newman's No. 31 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at the Monster Mile on October 7. Also included on the quarter panels of the No. 31 will be the 22 in 22 Challenge. Veteran & highly respected driver in his field, Derrike Cope, will race StarCom Racing’s Chevy 00 as the current driver in 2017, however opportunities for other drivers with sponsorship may become available for the 2018 season.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s hiring of Matt Kenseth for the rest of the season for the No. 42 car, reunites Kenseth with former teammate Kurt Busch. It was the seventh since the two-plus-month, pandemic-forced hiatus, and it was the 11th of the season. SCR continues to build its program around young talent and has high expectations going into its third full time NASCAR season. These tests were performed over a 2-day period at the end of the PIT instructional program. Jones would claim his second career win by three seconds over Harrison Burton at the finish, solidifying a 1-2-3 performance for JGR, repeating the same feat they achieved in the Cup Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway last year. Gragson said his confidence has climbed significantly over last year, leading to more on-track success in the form of his first two career Xfinity Series wins in his second year. While Gragson admitted the scrutiny is tough at times, he said his boss Dale Earnhardt Jr. and crew chief Dave Elenz have created an environment at JR Motorsports that allows him to be himself.
While the drivers battle the unexpected nature of the Pennzoil 150, Gragson will return to Indianapolis with confidence. Earnhardt advocated for Gragson’s open nature in February at Daytona shortly after Gragson celebrated his win by sliding across the hood of his car on the frontstretch. Gragson’s promise to be himself has come with its share of fans, as well as some detractors. Bristol could very well be the place Busch gets that first trophy of the year and ups his championship defense efforts. Moffitt’s driving the first four races, and Seuss is expected in some events as well. Or Matt Kenseth could end up on the pole in his first Cup race since the end of the 2018 season. Truex has five top-10s, and his third-place result on Sunday was a season best. LAST RACE: Kevin Harvick led 159 of the 293 laps on Sunday night for his first win of the 2020 season and the 50th overall in his Cup Series career. The full-time Truck Series driver suffered an early crash in the Xfinity season opener.