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Up To Speed: JGR Shines Again in Texas, but Hendrick Motorsports Not Far Behind

Dale Earnhardt Jr Martinsville Cup 2016 Mike Neff

The team that has been in the headlines of late has most certainly been Joe Gibbs Racing, especially considering that Kyle Busch has won every national touring series race over the past two weekends. Every discussion of the favorites for next week includes the JGR drivers and every race seems …

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Up To Speed: Martinsville Win Part of Bigger Picture for Kyle Busch

(Photo: Mike Neff)

It was pretty obvious Kyle Busch was going to win a race eventually this season. The reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion’s worst finish in the first four races of the season was fourth. A 25th-place finish at Fontana was not indicative of his day considering he would finish in the …

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Up to Speed: Rookies Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney Impress at Phoenix

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker / NKP)

Rookies aren’t supposed to be competing for top fives and wins with the veterans, right? At most, they should barely be running near the top 10. Eh, try again. This year’s class of “super rookies” have already begun to make their mark in NASCAR’s premier division. A mere four races …

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