Kyle Busch opened the door, and that was all the invitation Erik Jones needed. When Busch, the polesitter for Saturday’s The Drive for Safety 300 at Chicagoland Speedway, spun with a tire down while leading on Lap 182 of 200, Jones took full advantage of his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate’s misfortune.
Kyle Larson topped the leaderboard in both of Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practices at Chicagoland Speedway, pacing final practice with a fast lap at 183.299 mph in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Chevrolet.
Jimmie Johnson posted the fastest time in the first Sprint Cup Series practice at Chicagoland Speedway. The driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 29.383 and a speed of 183.780 mph.
Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) has named Cole Custer as the driver for its NASCAR XFINITY Series team that will debut in 2017. Custer, who will turn 19 prior to the start of the 2017 season, will pilot the team’s No. 00 entry fulltime and compete for rookie of the year honors.
RICHMOND, Va. -- Carl Edwards says if there's a reversal of roles from Richmond in April, he knows exactly what to expect.
Denny Hamlin captured the pole for the 2016 Federated Auto Parts 400 after turning a lap of 122.344 mph. Hamlin, who was born in nearby Chesterfield, Virginia, took risks by going out first in the final two rounds and ended up beating the more conservative teams that waited until the last few minutes.
Austin Dillon will lead the field to the green flag in tonight's XFINITY race in the capital of Virginia. The driver of the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet scored the pole for the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond International Raceway after posting a time of 22.563 and a speed of 119.665 mph.