By Toby Christie, Editor (Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie)

The freshman campaign is in the books for Bubba Wallace, and when you look back at the 2018 season for the young racer it can be summed up simply as a roller coaster ride.

Wallace began the season with a bang in the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. He rolled from the grid in the seventh position. In a crash-marred event the rookie drove like a cagey veteran as he stayed out of trouble and was in position to chase a win in the closing laps. Continue reading “Review / Preview: Bubba Wallace”

By Toby Christie, Editor (Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie)

David Ragan may not have won any races in 2018, and he scored just one top-10 finish through 36 races, but he did have his most consistent season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series since 2011. Continue reading “Review / Preview: David Ragan”

By Toby Christie, Editor (Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie)

There was a sense of feeling that when Michael McDowell announced he was moving to Front Row Motorsports at the end of the 2017 season, that the 33-year-old Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran would have his best season to date in 2018. That didn’t quite come to fruition but McDowell and the No. 34 did put out a formidable effort in their first season together. Continue reading “Review / Preview: Michael McDowell”

By Toby Christie, Editor (Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie)

For Ty Dillon, 2018 was a story of firsts. It was his first year with Matt Borland as his crew chief at Germain Racing. He recorded his first 13th-place-or-better finish at a 1.5-mile speedway (Texas in the spring). And Dillon also snagged his first-career top-10 finish by finishing sixth at in July’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

There is a lot for Dillon and his Germain Racing team to be thankful for. But they also still have plenty of room to improve, as inconsistency plagued the No. 13 team all year long. Continue reading “Review / Preview: Ty Dillon”

By Toby Christie, Editor (Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie)

Matt DiBenedetto’s 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was another positive step in the right direction for a driver looking to make his mark on this sport. Sure, his overall box score and championship points ranking (29th) aren’t super impressive on paper, but what DiBenedetto did for the small GoFas Racing organization was a good effort. Continue reading “Review / Preview: Matt DiBenedetto”