Martin Truex Jr dominates at Darlington for this third victory this year in the NASCAR Cup Series Goodyear 400 on Sunday afternoon.
The NASCAR Cup Series schedule is introducing a second race at Darlington Raceway this year. The first race at ‘The Lady in Black’ was last Sunday for the Goodyear 400. This event also includes the throwback weekend, where drivers pay tribute to those of the past by sporting symbolic paint schemes from legends throughout the years. In recent years the event is during Labor Day weekend in September. This year the throwback weekend is returning to the more traditional Mother’s Day weekend. Whatever the date, the tribute is always a fun way of honoring NASCAR history.
Kyle Busch upsets the field with his overtime victory in the NASCAR Cup Series Buschy McBusch Race 400 at Kansas Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
Coming off the Talladega weekend, the NASCAR Cup Series heads to the midwest. A 400-mile shootout at Kansas Speedway is where the winner earns the crown as the Buschy McBusch Race 400 champion. Kansas offers many grooves for a run throughout the race. The preferred line is near the fence, but there is some history with teams staying fast while running the bottom line. Fans never know what to expect at Kansas, which is why they look forward to this race weekend.
Brad Keselowski adds to his Talladega win count with another victory in the NASCAR Cup Series Geico 500 at Alabama track on Sunday.
After what has been an eventful start to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, the show rolls into Talladega Superspeedway. Despite what fans say about the typical superspeedway race, teams still look at these races as a chance to grab a win. Anything and everything is possible in these races. As always, it is critical to find a way to make it to the end of the race.
Alex Bowman denies Denny Hamlin a Richmond win in the NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway on Sunday.
Richmond Raceway brings a wrap to the NASCAR Cup Series short track stretch. Richmond is always a tough track even for the best teams in the Cup Series. The 0.75-mile track causes a lot of inconsistencies for teams and drivers. One difference is that the spring race is typically in the afternoon, whereas the fall race is at night. The different times of the season and the time of the day forces drivers to adapt to a change in track temperature, which brings a change in grip level. Every race is a different story at Richmond Raceway.
Martin Truex Jr outduels Hamlin for Martinsville Speedway win in the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 on Sunday afternoon after a rain-delay.
The NASCAR Cup Series is in the middle of a short track stretch on the schedule. After wrapping up the Bristol dirt race a couple of weeks ago, the Cup Series focuses its attention on Martinsville Speedway. A crucial 500 lap race on NASCAR’s tightest circuit. They call it ‘The Paperclip’ and it is difficult for drivers to find the right line. It takes experience to earn a win here.