The 40 Week Monster Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway started with Mike Schrader l capturing the pole and Kenny Kulikowski recording the fastest lap of the race. Bobby McCormick gained 8 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Kenny Kulikowski led the most laps with 34, going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in no cautions with 3 lead changes and there were no disqualifications with 6 disconnects in a 17 car field ending with Kenny Kulikowski capturing his 1st win of the season with Gary Griffith finishing 2nd, Mike Franklin 3rd and Joel Kilburn Driver of the #40 Coors Light Chevrolet capturing 4th.

This week the Monster Cup Series will be at the Chicago 400 race at Chicgoland Speedway with the current points leader Mike Schrader l 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, Joel Kilburn in 2nd, Kenny Kulikowski 3rd and Mike Franklin 4th and Sam Maxwell 5th place.

The Chicagoland race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.

June 25, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader