Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2017 Dover Race info page
The AAA 400 Drive for Autism Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway will be Sunday, June 4, 2017. Scheduled green flag (approx): 1:15pm/et.
Charlotte overnight TV ratings
Sunday's race, which suffered a 1 hour and 40 minute red flag for rain, had a 2.8 rating and a 6 share.
Race Recap: Austin Dillon puts the No. 3 Chevrolet back in Victory Lane on fuel-mileage gamble
Austin Dillon won the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series of his career and put the vaunted #3 Chevrolet back in Victory Lane for the first time since 2000.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2017 Charlotte Race Info
Austin Dillon won the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway for his first career win. Kyle Busch finished second.
Charlotte Race Information.
Austin Dillon wins at Charlotte: #3-Austin Dillon won the Coca-Cola 600 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway for his 1st career win. The race came down to fuel mileage with Dillon able to save enough to finish. #48-Johnson led with 2 laps to go before running out of gas. Dillon led only the final lap of the race.
#18-Busch finished 2nd followed by #78-Truex, Jr., #20-Kenseth, #11-Hamlin, #41-Busch, #77-Jones, polesitter #4-Harvick, #31-Newman, and #88-Earnhardt, Jr.
#78-Truex, Jr dominated most of the race, leading 233 laps on the night. He pitted with 32 laps remaining but could not get back to the lead before the race ended. He was passed by Busch on the final lap.
There was a 1 hour, 40 minute red flag for rain on lap 143.
#42-Larson finished 33rd, after an accident. He loses the points lead and is now 5 points behind Truex, Jr.
There were 23 lead changes among 10 drivers and 9 cautions for 53 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 138.80mph.
2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver Standings:
[after Charlotte, race 12 of 36]
1) #78-Martin Truex Jr , 491
2) #42-Kyle Larson [1 win], 486, -5
3) #2-Brad Keselowski , 409, -82
4) #4-Kevin Harvick, 388, -103
5) #18-Kyle Busch, 386, -105
6) #1-Jamie McMurray, 385, -106
7) #24-Chase Elliott, 362, -129
8) #48-Jimmie Johnson , 359, -132
9) #14-Clint Bowyer, 343, -148
10) #22-Joey Logano [1*], 336, -155
11) #11-Denny Hamlin, 332, -159
12) #21-Ryan Blaney, 308, -183
13) #17-Ricky Stenhouse Jr. , 298, -193
14) #41-Kurt Busch , 290, -201
15) #20-Matt Kenseth, 288, -203
16) #6-Trevor Bayne, 271, -220
17) #31-Ryan Newman , 266, -225
21) #3-Austin Dillon , 238, -253
* encumbered finish, can't be used to make the playoffs
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Kyle Busch & Martin Truex, Jr comments
Busch finished 2nd and Truex finished 3rd after they combined to lead 296 laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson comments on the end of the race: "I didn't know we were thinking fuel. I could have done a lot better job with the front side of the run to put us in a better position. Then when I got the news about saving fuel, I did all that I could from that point and just came up a little bit short. A strong performance for the car. Had a couple of weird things go on, on some restarts where I lost some track position. I think the No. 17 (Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.) spun the tires really bad in front of us and I went from I don't know the third or fourth row to way back. So, I had to fight back through some of that, but we still had a look at a win on fuel strategy and I don't even know where we finished. I don't see myself on the board, so it can't be very good."
Elliott, Keselowski quotes on Coca-Cola 600 accident
The drivers were taken out of the race after an incident on lap 19.
Rick Ware Racing partners with East Carolina Pirates on new initiative launch
ECU's colors will fly on RWR's #51 Chevrolet in three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races.
Ross Chastain to make Cup debut at Dover
Chastain's will carry the familiar theme of "Protect Your Melon" for the Dover races. Chastain is involved with Florida watermelon growers, so the idea of buckling up and "protecting your melon" fits perfectly.
All-Star Race final TV ratings
The Monster Energy All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway had a 1.6 final rating and 2.9 million viewers.
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Dover to honor Richard Petty's 80th birthday on Sunday, June 4
Petty will drive a street-ready, #43 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird tribute car around the track as part of the pre-race ceremonies.
Stewart-Haas Racing and Nature's Bakery reconcile
Nature's Bakery to sponsor Nos. 10 and 14 teams as part of new agreement
Hall, Cain win motorsports awards
Andy Hall wins 2017 Jim Chapman Award for excellence in motorsports PR; Holly Cain wins 2017 Bob Russo Award for dedication to motorsports
Petty's Garage and Military AutoSource announce new Warrior Mustang
Exclusive build to benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America and sell to U.S. troops overseas
Gordon Ramsay named grand marshal at Dover
Ramsay will give the command for the 40 drivers in the "AAA 400 Drive for Autism" field to start their engines before the green flag drops.
Chevrolet will announce their 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car during a press conference on August 10 in Detroit. The current Cup model, the Chevrolet SS, is being discontinued this year.
Texas bill would boost bids for NASCAR events
The Texas Legislature approved a bill Thursday that makes NASCAR's All-Star Race and season-ending championship eligible for the state's Major Events Reimbursement Program.
Ty Dillon named 'Most Interesting Sportsman in the World'
Dillon is the youngest nominee to win annual recognition by industry leader Fin & Field
Speedway Children's Charities Gala raises a record-setting estimated $890,000
NASCAR superstars including Dale Earnhardt Jr. were on hand for the gala, which honored driver Jimmie Johnson and featured entertainment from GRAMMY award-winning singer Darius Rucker
Eclectic class of five luminaries voted into NASCAR Hall of Fame
The 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame class is an eclectic group but all five members share at least one thing in common. They all are responsible for monumental contributions to the sport of stock car racing.
Five Icons Selected As 2018 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class
Byron, Evernham, Hornaday, Squier, Yates Comprise Hall's Ninth Class
Daytona hosting hiring events for the Coke Zero 400 weekend
There are more than 200 Guest Services positions available during the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series races.
2018 NASCAR national series' schedules released
The Cup season kicks off with the Daytona 500 on February 18, 2018; Final regular season race at Indianapolis; Las Vegas kicks off the playoffs; Charlotte fall race to be run on the road course.
Motorcraft/Quick Lane, Wood Brothers Racing honor Kyle Petty's 1987 Coca-Cola 600-winning Thunderbird at DarlingtonBlaney Darlington scheme
The distinctive blue and white of the past replaces the traditional red and white layout of the present. Motorcraft replaces Citgo on the hood and Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers replaces the former sponsor at an angle in front of the rear tires.
Richard Childress Racing makes crew chief change for Austin Dillon
Justin Alexander, who has served as the crew chief of the #2 Rheem/Menards Chevrolet for RCR in the NASCAR XFINITY Series will assume crew chief responsibilities for the #3 immediately.
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Sunday, June 5. Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 1:15pm/et
Not released yet.
Friday, June 4, 10:30-11:55am/et, TV-FS1
Friday, June 2, 3:50pm/et, TV-FS1
Saturday, June 5, 9:00-9:55am/et, TV-FS1
Saturday, June 5, 11:30am-12:20pm/et, TV-FS1
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series moves to Dover on Sunday, June 4. Scheduled green flag at 1:15pm/et. Get all the information and updates here.
Sunday, May 28, 2017; Stages at laps: 100/200/300/400; green flag scheduled for 6:18pm/et, TV=FOX
40 teams entered.
Erik Jones was fastest, Jimmie Johnson second.
Harvick wins the pole; Kyle Busch starts second.
Ryan Blaney and Erik Jones were fastest.
Larson and Blaney were fastest.
Austin Dillon gets his first career win. Kyle Busch finishes second.
Truex, Jr. now leads Larson by 5 points.
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