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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final Cup ride celebrated with smiles, laughter and plenty of beer

Dale Earnhardt Jr: 'I love it. We retire and Martin (Truex Jr.) wins the championship. Thats storybook.'
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Final 2017 Cup points standings after Miami

Martin Truex Jr. won Furniture Row Racing its first NASCAR title while denying Kyle Busch his second championship.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Results, stats for Cup season finale in Miami won by Martin Truex Jr.

Martin Truex Jr. beat Kyle Busch to win the Ford EcoBoost 400 and the Cup championship.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Martin Truex Jr. Wins 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2017) – Following a long and winding road, Martin Truex Jr. finally owns the biggest prize in motorsports. The driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota capped off a dominant season in fitting fashion –by capturing the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship with a stirring victory in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago

Keselowski Finishes Fourth in 2017 Championship Battle

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Brad Keselowski will have to wait another year in his quest for a second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship. Keselowski was close his rivals in the Championship Four all night long, but never had the speed. He ended up fourth in the Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway when the checkered flag waved. Throughout much of the Ford EcoBoost...
Via Motorsports Tribune
1 day ago

NASCAR results at Homestead: Martin Truex Jr. wins championship, Ford EcoBoost 400

The 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series season is in the books and Martin Truex Jr. is left celebrating.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Martin Truex Jr. wins the 2017 NASCAR championship with stirring victory at Homestead

The New Jersey native wins the Monster Energy Cup series. Martin Truex Jr. banged his steering wheel in joy as he crossed the finish line. A career that started on dirt tracks at the Jersey Shore culminated with his first NASCAR championship. Truex, who was the dominant driver all season but struggled to find a groove early in the Ford Eco...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Dale Earnhardt Jr. finishes 25th in final NASCAR Cup race before retirement

Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 was Dale Earnhardt Jr’s 631st and final career start in the Cup Series.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Martin Truex Jr. captures Cup championship with victory at Miami

The Furniture Row Racing driver held off a furious charge by Kyle Busch.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Martin Truex Jr. wins Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami

Truex wins for the seventh time on a 1.5-mile track this season.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Martin Truex Jr. wins first NASCAR championship

Martin Truex Jr. was crowned NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series championship Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR Cup Series championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Martin Truex Jr. capped the most successful season of his journeyman career as NASCAR’s champion. Truex wrapped up his first Cup title Sunday night by winning at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where he beat Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski for the championship. All but Truex were former champions, but Truex was the favorite. He thrived in that role, didn...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Danica Patrick crashes in final NASCAR race as full-time driver

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Danica Patrick climbed out of her burning, smoke-filled, wrecked race car and trudged toward pit road. She pulled off her gloves and helmet in frustration before being taken to the infield care center. It was a much earlier exit than Patrick wanted in her final NASCAR race as a full-time driver. “There’s still racing in my future,” she said. “I still have a thousand...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Danica Patrick’s NASCAR farewell is a big letdown

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Danica Patrick was clearly disappointed after wrecking out of her final race as a full-time NASCAR driver. Patrick said she got a tire rub shortly before the tire blew, and she slammed into the wall. [instagram url=” “It’s just the story of the year,” she said. She was evaluated and released from...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Danica Patrick’s full-time Cup career ends with crash: ‘It’s the story of my year’

Danica Patrick cut a tire and hit the wall in a wreck that collected Kasey Kahne.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Kyle Larson wins Stage 2 at Miami, Martin Truex Jr. is top Championship 4 driver

The four championship contenders remain between second and fifth place at the end of Stage 2, just like they did in Stage 1.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Watch: Danica Patrick crashes out of penultimate NASCAR race of career

The penultimate NASCAR race of Patrick's career ended prematurely with 18 laps to go in Stage 2 of the Ford EcoBoost 400.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Kyle Larson wins Stage 1 at Miami, Brad Keselowski leads Championship 4 drivers

While Kyle Larson wins Stage 1, all four Championship 4 drivers are right behind from 2nd to 5th.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Watch: NASCAR pit crews salute Dale Earnhardt Jr. as they once did for his father at Daytona

The crew members' salute was just one of the emotional gestures displayed by the NASCAR community as it prepared to say goodbye to Earnhardt
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Watch: Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s fans on what the driver means to them

Actor Justin Hartley narrates an essay on the love affair between Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his fans.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Why is Dale Earnhardt Jr. retiring from NASCAR?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is retiring after 18 seasons in NASCAR on his own terms.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth final race marks beginning of Hall of Fame wait

Kenseth drove in multiple races at the Cup level beginning in 1999, the same year as Earnhardt. Sunday marks the end of their HOF careers.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

NASCAR drivers bid farewell to retiring Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Ahead of Sunday's race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s fellow NASCAR drivers took to social media to congratulate and bid farewell to the 43-year-old.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago

Busch, Harvick, Keselowski Trying to Join Johnson as Only Active Multi-Time Champions

While Martin Truex, Jr. is racing for his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship today, three other drivers are each racing for their second titles. If Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick or Brad Keselowski can win today, they would join Jimmie Johnson as the only active drivers with more than one championship. It’s a stat that’s almost hard to believe given the incredible amount...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: A by-the-numbers look at the popular driver's career

The popular driver, who is retiring from full-time competition after Sunday's race at Homestead, leaves behind a rich legacy in the sport.
Via Sporting News
1 day ago
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