Tag Archives: Monster Energy Series

Why Ryan Preece Could Be the Next Great Driver

Connor McIntyre | June 12th, 2019

JTG Daugherty Racing driver Ryan Preece is currently one of the NASCAR Sunoco Rookie of the Year favorites. In the first 15 races of this season, he has two top 10s, a top five, and the best finish a third at Talladega. These aren’t spectacular stats, but they’re enough to put him ahead in the running for Rookie of the Year. Preece has shown signs of being a good driver and, for a rookie, has really been impressive in his first year. The only issue with him is the lack of experience and time driving in the top three NASCAR series.

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Why is Bubba Wallace struggling?

Connor McIntyre| May 29th, 2019

Richard Petty Motorsports driver Bubba Wallace stormed onto the scene in 2017 as the first African-American driver in the Monster Energy Series in over a decade. After finishing second last year in his first full-time race in the Monster Energy Series, it was looking like the next big NASCAR driver had been found. Throughout the season, though, he had his ups and downs going from finishing thirty-fourth one week to eighth the next, but the signs were there that he had the potential to be a good or even great driver. So what is going wrong with Bubba Wallace this year?
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