Roquan Smith's holdout with Bears will end on Monday
David Silva announces worldwide retirement
Trump jokes he could play 'matchmaker' for Modi
Maryland parts ways with assistant coach after player death
Eagles sign PSU’s Hackenberg for depth at quarterback
Debris caution, pit decision derails Kyle Busch in NASCAR race at Pocono
08 June 2018, 11:41 | Anna Jefferson
NASCAR driver smelled like smoke for days after car burst into flames
While Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch are the clear front runners, defending champion Martin Truex Jr. has reminded us his auto is no Clydesdale. And each driver spent enough time in front - Harvick led 89 laps; Busch 13 - that a one-two finish at Pocono seemed nearly certain on the 2 1/2-mile track. Truex Jr's win snaps a four-race win streak and three-race win streak of points-paying races that Busch and Harvick had strung together over the past one-plus month of Cup Series racing.
"I think three of those guys are definitely head-over-heels better than the rest of us", Larson said.
Larson wasn't so bad, himself.
If you look at the stat line for the 2017 champion, you can see that the number of Martin Truex Jr. compares quite favorable with Busch and Harvick. Brad Keselowski stayed out as long as he could, stretching 35 laps before coming down pit road in Stage 1.
The other two dominant drivers this season, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick stayed in contention all day, with Busch finishing third in his Toyota Camry and Harvick fourth in his Ford Fusion.
Truex won the first 50-lap stage by 1.1 seconds after passing Harvick on Lap 43.
"I hope they got a lot of Yuengling in victory lane", he said over the radio about the Pennsylvania beer. While he didn't lead a lot of laps (the reason he fell from No. 1 to 2), he still kept his vehicle in the battle and nearly stole a Pocono victory; instead, Truex snatched the win from him.
"I feel like we're getting back to what we were doing a year ago", Truex Jr. said. "But especially when you beat the best guys out there".
Stage Three: # 4 Continued to lead until lap 126 when the first incident of the race occurred when #99 Derrike Cope spun in turn three to bring out the caution.
Seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson led laps for the first time this season.
A big item on Busch's bucket list is a race Petty won seven times. He cited how at this timelast year he only had two wins (he went on to win eight times in 2017), while this year he came into Pocono with just one win.
A year after he made his Cup debut at Pocono, Darrell Wallace Jr. was the first auto to the garage on Sunday. Harvick's teammate Clint Bowyer finished third and Truex managed to climb back to fourth.
The series will shift to MI where Larson is the defending race victor. Larson is winless this season and is trying to make it two straight at the track. "So, it's been a little tougher to come by this year, but I feel like as far as where the team is, the speed of our cars, the job everybody's doing, we're right there and we showed it today".
Average Speed of Race Winner: 139.533 miles per hour.
He expected to race for the win again on Sunday.
Margin of Victory: 2.496 seconds.
This one wasn't much more lively, considering there wasn't a caution for contact over the first 124 laps. Harvick has five, Busch has four and Truex has two.
Certainly the veterans such as Busch, Harvick and Truex quickly reminded everyone they are repeat championship-worthy, but this week's MI venue, in particular, has recently been a track where the young stars have earned headlines and earned respect. 1 time for 4 laps; J. Johnson 1 time for 2 laps.
Intel designs a 28-core CPU at 5GHz, a real monster
The previous highest core count amongst the Threadripper lineup belonged to the 1950X, which shipped with 16 cores and 32 threads. The PowerColor Radeon RX Vega 56 Nano has been shown off before but now it is officially announced .
Capitals just one win from Stanley Cup
Since the Capitals went down 0-2 to the Columbus Blue Jackets in Round 1, there has not been a better team on the planet. Believe it or not, we now live in a world where the Washington Capitals are just one win away from a Stanley Cup.
Democrats try to make a blue wave out of a ripple
However, the state's high incidence of postal voting means the results in several key races remained unclear on Wednesday morning. In another, Issa's district, Republican Diane Harkey was leading in early returns, as two Democrats vied for the second slot.
Quotes From Dr. Virginia Apgar, Creator of Apgar Scale
Apgar graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in the United States with flying colours. She trained as a surgeon and specialised in anaesthesiology at a time when women were discouraged from practicing surgery.
Trent makes England debut in win against Costa Rica
Marcus Rashford opened the scoring on 13 minutes and substitute Danny Welbeck sealed the win with a close-range header late on. The friendly was played just 11 days before the Three Lions' opening World Cup match in Russian Federation against Tunisia .