Consumers Energy 400 Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service BROOKLYN, Mich. – Last week at Watkins Glen, Chase Elliott’s maiden victory on the road course interrupted the season of the Big Three. But on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, Kevin Harvick restored the status quo, winning for the seventh time this season and breaking a tie with third-place finisher Kyle Busch for most victories in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Harvick led 108 of the 200 laps in the Consumers Energy 400 and cruised to a 3.233-second win over runner-up Brad Keselowski, whoRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Martin Truex, Jr. had an eventful afternoon in the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn Sunday, but not the kind of day he’d hope, finishing 14th after leading 25 of 200 laps. “We had a rough day for sure, everything that could go wrong, did. We got wrecked early by a rookie mistake underneath us and then ran out of gas – could have won the second stage, we just ran out of gas,” said Truex. “The Camry was fast and weRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Even with a severe vibration, Austin Dillon brought his No. 3 Dow “We Are Innovators” Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 home inside the top-five. It appeared that Dillon had a car capable of competing with ‘the big three’ in the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver climbed through the field in the waning laps, battling with eventual race winner Kevin Harvick. Dillon took the lead briefly during a round of green flag pit stops, only for lap traffic toRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor After last weekend’s race at Watkins Glen saw Chase Elliott score his first career win, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads back to Michigan for the second time this season to race on one of the biggest and fastest tracks on the circuit, Michigan International Speedway and Sunday’s running of the Consumers Energy 400. With this race taking place near the home of two of the three manufacturers (Chevrolet and Ford), teams put extra emphasis on winning this race for bragging rights, especially this weekendRead More