Experts sound off on power, performance, and maintenance

May

13

NEW Herculiner Funny Car!

PEAK’s Clint Bowyer finished a strong run in the NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway in fifth position Saturday night.  Check out all the other race highlights below.

NHRA

The John Force Racing team heads to Richmond, Virginia May 17-19 for the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park where John Force will debut the HERCULINER Truck Bed Liner Funny Car.

 

NASCAR CUP SERIES

At the end of Saturday night’s race at Kansas Speedway, winner Brad Keselowski held on for a two-lap overtime shootout, beating Alex Bowman to the finish line by 0.205 seconds.  The victory was Keselowski’s third of the season and the 30th of his career.

With fresher tires, thanks to a pit stop under caution on Lap 241, Keselowski grabbed the lead from Bowman on Lap 261 and never looked back.  The runner-up finish was Bowman’s third straight, following second place runs at Talladega and Dover.  Erik Jones ran third, followed by Stage 2 winner Chase Elliott and PEAK’s Clint Bowyer.

Click HERE for race highlights.

The next event on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule is the All-Star Race on Saturday, May 18th at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Rich Energy Haas F1 Team drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean delivered their first double-points result of the season with their finishes of seventh and tenth, respectively in the Spanish Grand Prix.  It was the team’s eighth double-points finish since joining the Formula One ranks in 2016.

The result advanced the Rich Energy Haas F1 Team two positions to sixth in the constructors’ standings, two points behind fifth-place Racing Point and two points ahead of seventh-place Alfa Romeo.  Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton led every lap to beat his pole-winning teammate Valtteri Bottas across the finish line by 4.074 seconds.  It was Hamilton’s 76th career victory, his third of the season and fourth at Barcelona.  Rounding out the podium was third-place Max Verstappen of Red Bull.

The 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship resumes with the Monaco Grand Prix May 26th at Circuit de Monaco.

NASCAR PEAK MEXICO SERIES

The next race on the 2019 NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series will be held on May 19th at the Guadalajara Autodrome.

DIRT LATE MODEL SERIES

After the weekend off for Mother’s Day, the Clint Bowyer Racing team resumes on May 16th in Burlington, Iowa.

eNASCAR PEAK ANTIFREEZE iRACING SERIES

Zack Novak used a nearly flawless performance to earn his second eNASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series victory of 2019, dominating Round 7 at Kansas Speedway Tuesday night.

Despite starting 21st on the grid, Novak wasted no time in his march to the front, taking the lead for the first time on Lap 21 then cruised to victory over Garrett Lowe.  Blake Reynolds followed in third while Novak’s teammate Michael Guest finished fourth.  Nick Ottinger followed up his win at Talladega by rounding out the top five.

Luza continues to hold the points led as the 2019 season approaches the halfway point.  The series heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the next event on Tuesday, May 21st.

Luke Jago

May 13, 2019

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