After every Bristol Motor Speedway race, it’s rare to see a car that doesn’t sport the concrete beast’s badges of honor. At the end of the Bass Pro Shops NRA night race, Kurt Busch’s No. 41 Monster Energy/HAAS Automation Ford Fusion also wasn’t in showroom condition, but it got the job done.
After 98 starts with eight oh-so-close runner-up finishes in the NASCAR Cup Series, Chase Elliott finally broke through at Watkins Glen International. Indeed, the Dawsonville Pool Hall finally got to ring the siren as one of their proud sons won a Cup race for the first time since 2003.
For most collectors, die-cast race cars are sought after because they are a memento from their favorite driver or team. And Courtney Force, one of the leading stars in the NHRA Mello Yello Funny Car division, is no different.