The 40 Week Monster Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway started with Kenny Kulikowski capturing the pole and recording the fastest lap of the race. Randy McCanney gained 17 spots for the most positions gained bonus. The race produced many close battles for position through the field with many position changes. Ride TV Racing Sponosored Driver Dwayne McArthur led the most laps with 65, going on to take the win and Sweeping the weeks races at Pocono in the Camping World Trucks, Nascar Xfinity and Cup Series. This week the drivers showed good race-craft, which resulted in 2 cautions with 7 lead changes and there were no disqualifications with 5 disconnects in a 21 car field ending with Dwayne McArthur #67 Ride TV Toyota capturing his 1st win of the season with Randy McCanney finishing 2nd, Gary Griffith 3rd and Bobby McCormick capturing 4th.
This week the Monster Cup Series moves to the Fire Keepers Casino 400 at Michigan 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 Cup Series point championship, Joel Kilburn in 2nd, Sam Maxwell 3rd and Kenny Kulikowski 4th and Patrick Milligan 5th place.
The Michigan race will be intense, and expect to see close battles all over the track.
June 4, 2018
Written By Mike Schrader