Go Bowling at The Glen Tag

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Extra seat time at Watkins Glen International kept Erik Jones up front in the Go Bowling at The Glen. The second-year Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver competed in two of the three NASCAR events at the 2.45-mile, seven-turn road course this weekend. In the run to the finish, Jones battled with Martin Truex, Jr., Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Kyle Busch and Daniel Suarez, among others. His No. 20 buyatoyota.com Toyota Camry slipped away from Truex and into the clutches of Suarez. The duo battledRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – History will record that Chase Elliott won his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race by a whopping 7.560 seconds over reigning champion Martin Truex Jr. That description, however, doesn’t do justice to Elliott’s magnificent drive over the final 32 laps of Sunday’s Go Bowling at the Glen, with Truex hounding him every inch of the way before running out of fuel with two corners left. “Holy cow, I don’t know what to say—just so thrilled, so emotional, so much relief,”Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Joey Logano went from hero to zero in less than 24 hours after scoring his first last-place finish since the 2009 Daytona 500 Sunday in the Go Bowling at the Glen at Watkins Glen International in New York after violating the damaged vehicle policy. On the second lap, Saturday’s Xfinity Series winner faced not one, but two problems. Exiting the outer loop, Logano ran into the back of Kyle Larson, who checked up, and the incident damaged the front nose of Logano’s No. 22 Shell/PennzoilRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Denny Hamlin blitzed the Watkins Glen road course with the fastest lap of the day on Saturday to win the provisional pole for Sunday’s Go Bowling at the Glen (3 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), pending post-qualifying inspection on Sunday morning. Hamlin covered the 2.45-mile distance in 70.260 seconds (125.534 mph), edging Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch (125.427 mph) by .060 seconds. First-round leader Chase Elliott was third fastest in the final session at 125.421 mph,Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor After a trip to Pocono last weekend that saw Kyle Busch score his sixth win of the season, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stays in the Northeast as they go road course racing this weekend in Sunday’s Go Bowling at The Glen. The Cup Series raced at Watkins Glen in 1957, 1964, and 1965 before returning to the track full-time in 1986, utilizing the “short course” layout initially, but after a series of violent crashes at the end of the long back straightaway, the trackRead More