In NASCAR, Kyle Larson swept both the Xfinity Series and Monster Energy Cup events in California this weekend. As heard on WEBO, Larson dominated the final stage yesterday and held the rest of the field at bay over several late restarts to claim his second career victory. The win breaks a streak of three straight second-place finishes for Larson. He is now leading the points standings after the first five weeks. The Monster Energy Cup will return from their western swing this week for a short track race at Martinsville on Sunday.
Both NASCAR series will end their three-week western swing in California this weekend with races at Auto Club Speedway that will be heard live on WEBO. Through the first four weeks, both the Xfinity and Monster Energy Cup Series have yet to see a repeat winner. That could change this weekend. Austin Dillon is the defending champion of tomorrow’s Xfinity Series race. Motor Racing Network coverage will begin at 3:30pm. The Monster Energy Cup will race the Auto Club 400 on Sunday. MRN coverage will start at 2:30pm. California native Jimmie Johnson won last year’s race.
Ryan Newman won yesterday’s Monster Energy Cup race at Phoenix. As heard on WEBO, he stayed out during the race’s final caution and was able to hold off the drivers with new tires as he claimed his first victory since 2013. Justin Allgaier won Saturday’s Xfinity Series race. Both series will stay on the West Coast and race at California next weekend.
The Syracuse men’s basketball team will host Ole Miss at 11am Saturday at the Carrier Dome for a second-round NIT Tournament matchup. The game will be heard live on WEBO, the first game in a special basketball-NASCAR doubleheader. IMG coverage will begin at 10am. Later Saturday, the NASCAR Xfinity Series will race in Phoenix. Motor Racing Network coverage will start at 3:30pm. The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup will race at Phoenix on Sunday. Kevin Harvick has dominated in the desert, winning six of the last nine cup races at the track. MRN coverage of the Camping World 500 will begin at 2:30pm Sunday on WEBO.
In NASCAR, Martin Truex, Jr. became the first Monster Energy Cup driver to sweep all three stages of a race as he dominated and ultimately won yesterday’s race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway that was heard live on WEBO. The last lap included some drama, as Kyle Busch spun after contact with Joey Logano and finished 22nd. Busch got out of his car and punched Logano after the race on pit road. The two were separated and Busch was left with a cut on his forehead. Logano won Saturday’s Xfinity Series race. This was the first of three straight weekends for NASCAR out west. Both series will race at Phoenix next weekend.
Both NASCAR Series are in Las Vegas for races this weekend that will be heard live on WEBO. The Monster Energy Cup will race the Kobalt 400 on Sunday. Brad Keselowski is the defending champion of the event and also won last week’s race in Atlanta. Performance Racing Network coverage will begin at 2:30pm Sunday. The Xfinity Series will race the Boyd Gaming 300 tomorrow at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. PRN coverage will start at 3:30pm on WEBO.
Brad Keselowski fought back from a lap down to win the Monster Energy Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway yesterday. Kevin Harvick dominated the race heard live on WEBO, winning the first two stages and leading 292 laps, but a late speeding penalty on pit road sent him to the back of the field. He finished ninth. Keselowski went a lap down after he had to come into the pits to tighten a loose wheel with 60 laps to go, but he came back to pass Kyle Larson with seven laps left and pulled away for the win. Kyle Busch won Saturday’s Xfinity Series race, but his car was found to be too low in post-race inspection. Penalties will be announced later this week. Both series will race in Las Vegas next weekend.
Both NASCAR series are in Georgia for races at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend that will be heard live on WEBO.
The Monster Energy Cup will race the QuikTrip 500 on Sunday. Jimmie Johnson leads active drivers with five series wins at Atlanta, and is going for three straight on Sunday. Daytona 500 winner Kurt Busch is looking to be the first driver to win the first two races in 8 years. Performance Racing Network coverage will begin at 1:30pm Sunday.
The Xfinity Series will race tomorrow. Kyle Busch started from the pole and won last year’s event. PRN coverage of the Rinnai 250 will begin at 1pm on WEBO.