The 40 Week Monster Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 night race at Charlotte Motor Speedway started with Patrick Milligan capturing the pole and recording the fastest lap of the race. Eddie Jones gained 10 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Mike Franklin Driver of the #25 Folgers Sponsored Chevy led the most laps with 150 Dominating and going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 1 caution with 7 lead changes and there were no disqualifications with 2 disconnects in a 15 car field ending with Mike Franklin capturing his 2nd win of the season with Mike Schrader finishing 2nd, Patrick Milligan 3rd and Eddie Jones capturing 4th.
This week the Monster Cup Series moves to the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway 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.
The Pocono race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
May 28, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader