The 40 Week Monster Cup Series Fire Keepers Casino 400 at Michigan Int’l Speedway started with Gary Griffith capturing the pole and Mike Franklin recording the fastest lap of the race. John Hastings gained 17 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Mike Franklin led the most laps with 91, going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 2 cautions with 5 lead changes and there were no disqualifications with 2 disconnects in a 24 car field ending with Mike Franklin capturing his 3rd win of the season with Gary Griffith finishing 2nd, Randy McCanney 3rd and John Hastings capturing 4th.

This week the Monster Cup Series will be off next week with the current points leader Mike Schrader 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, Sam Maxwell 3rd and Kenny Kulikowski 4th and Patrick Milligan 5th place.

Next Weeks Race is at Sonoma Raceway, Come out for an exciting Road Race Sunday Morning!

June 18, 2018

Written By Mike Schrader