MONSTER ENERGY CUP SERIES: Well guys we are 4 weeks into the season and it has been a wild year already. The season started out with a bang at Daytona Superspeedway. The opening race of the Monster Energy season saw the driver of the number three Richard Childress Racing machine Austin Dillon take the checkered flag twenty years to the day Dale Earnhardt Sr claimed his first Daytona 500.
Things heated up in Atlanta the following week for the Quicktrip Folds of Honor 500 with Kevin Harvick the driver of the number Jimmy John’s Ford Fusion owned by Tony Stewart putting a dominant performance leading a race high 181 laps.
The following week in Las Vegas was no different Harvick and his number 4 Stewart Haas team put on a clinic winning back to back. Although controversy later in the week with his car failing inspection.
And this past Sunday at ISM Raceway Kevin Harvick won again joining an elite group winning three in a row. This would also mark Harvick’s ninth win at ISM Raceway and 40TH of his career tying him for 18TH on The all time wins list with Mark Martin. Harvick is making a statement early in the year as the favorite to win the title but with the new playoff system in place it’s any of the 16 drivers in the playoffs chance to win the championship. The Monster Enegery NASCAR cup series returns this weekend at Auto Club Speedway a fast 2 mile track on Sunday March 18.Until Monday this is Dailynn Parrish signing off.
MENCS TOP TEN IN POINTS:
1. KEVIN HARVICK #4 – 168
2. KYLE BUSCH #18 -156 (-12)
3.MARTIN TRUEX JR #78 -156 (-12)
4.JOEY LOGANO #22 -152 (-16)
5. RYAN BLANEY #12 -152 (-16)
6.DENNY HAMLIN #11 -137 (-31)
7. BRAD KESELOWSKI #2 -134 (-34)
8.KYLE LARSON #42 -131(-37)
9.CLINT BOWYER #14 -125(-43)
10.ARIC ALMIROLA # 10-123(-45)