The Ol’ Bastard 40 Week Monster Cup Series Geico 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway started with Mike Schrader capturing the pole and Patrick Milligan recording the fastest lap of the race. Charles Idell gained 17 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Sam Maxwell led the most laps with 44, going on to take the win. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 3 cautions with 8 lead changes and there were no disqualifications with 6 disconnects in a 25 car field ending with Sam Maxwell capturing his 4th win of the season with Mike Franklin finishing 2nd, Dan DeNayer 3rd and Ted Quincel capturing 4th.
This week the Monster Cup Series will be at the AAA 400 Drive For Autism at Dover Int’l Speedway 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 Ol’ Bastard Cup Series point championship, Sam Maxwell in 2nd, Kenny Kulikowski 3rd and Joel Kilburn 4th and Brian Glass 5th place.
The Dover race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
April 30, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader