The 40 Week Monster Cup Series Bass Pro Shops/NRA 500 race at Bristol Motor Speedway started with Mike Schrader capturing the pole and Dwayne McArthur #67 Toyota recording the fastest lap of the race. Ken Huff gained 13 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Thomas Ogle led the most laps with 167, going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 8 cautions with 7 lead changes and there were 6 disqualifications with 2 disconnects in a 17 car field ending with Thomas Ogle capturing his 2nd win of the season with Kevin Rupert finishing 2nd, Dan Berghoff 3rd and Ken Huff capturing 4th.

This week the Monster Cup Series is off this week with the current points leader Mike Franklin looking to find ways to maintain the lead in the series. The question is … can he hold off the charging Old Bastards?

We shall see when the green flag drops at 11:40 am Eastern time.

In the Cup Series point championship, Mike Schrader in 2nd, Joel Kilburn 3rd and Brian Glass 4th and Kenny Kulikowski 5th place.

The Cup Series has an OFF WEEK This Sunday, But will return for Darlington on September 2nd, 2018!

August 20, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader