Now with 267 NASCAR Cup Collection victories, Hendrick Motorsports are able to tie the all-time report held by Petty Enterprises.
Getting into the 2021 NASCAR Cup Collection season, Hendrick Motorsports sat simply 5 victories shy of the all-time wins report, which was and nonetheless is held by Petty Enterprises.
Petty Enterprises received 268 races throughout their time competing within the Cup Collection, and following a seven-win 2020 season that noticed them win the championship with Chase Elliott, Hendrick Motorsports entered the 2021 season with 263 victories.
Following final Sunday’s Drydene 400 at Dover Worldwide Speedway, they’re only one victory shy of the report.
Alex Bowman led a prime 4 Hendrick Motorsports sweep en path to his second win of the season and fourth profession victory.
Kyle Larson, who received earlier this season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, completed in second place forward of Elliott in third. William Byron, who has not completed decrease than ninth in practically three months and received earlier this season at Homestead-Miami Speedway, completed in fourth.
In consequence, any one of many staff’s 4 drivers may probably ship Rick Hendrick’s staff their 268th Cup Collection victory to tie the all-time report. Petty Enterprises fielded 2,817 entries and picked up 268 wins, 888 prime 5 finishes and 1,258 prime 10 finishes throughout their time within the Cup Collection. Hendrick’s staff have fielded 4,325 entries and picked up 267 wins, 1,120 prime 5 finishes and 1,931 prime 10 finishes.
That report may very well be tied as early as this afternoon at Circuit of the Americas within the EchoPark Texas Grand Prix, and it may very well be damaged as early as subsequent Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway within the Coca-Cola 600.
NASCAR has by no means raced at Circuit of the Americas earlier than, although Elliott has received 4 of the final 5 highway course races. He additionally received a race on the Charlotte Motor Speedway oval final season and doubtless would have received each if not for a late warning attributable to a Byron spin within the Coca-Cola 600.