Jason Bowles and the American Majority No. 81 Toyota team head to the windy city this weekend for a rare Sunday race. The STP 300 from Chicagoland Speedway will fill the void of a Sprint Cup Series race this weekend, running Sunday afternoon.
Camry driver Matt Tifft (sixth) was the top-Toyota finisher in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race at Dover International Speedway. Toyota’s Daniel Suárez (seventh) led the field twice for two laps (of 200) en route to a top-10 finish on the one-mile Delaware track.
Bubba Wallace, driver of the No. 6 LoudMouth Exhaust Ford Mustang, ran up front and led five laps before ultimately recording a 27th-place finish on Saturday afternoon in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The finish came after Wallace sustained damage to the right-rear of his Roush Fenway Ford from contact with the outside retaining wall.
Top-10 Run Spoiled by Cut Tire for the RTP / Rheem Chevrolet at Iowa Speedway "This RTP / Rheem Camaro was really, really good on long runs all weekend. We fired off from our 13th-place qualifying effort and made our way into the top-10 by the end of that first stage. Randall (Burnett, crew chief) and the pit crew adjusted on this Chevy and we were able to race into the top-five at the halfway point."
Following a weekend off, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams returned to action at Chicagoland Speedway. The Red Horse Racing teams posting top-10 practice speeds in the final practice session on Thursday, Sept. 11. The following afternoon, rain postponed qualifying for the 15th race of the 2014 season, setting the starting grid per the NASCAR rule book, with Germán Quiroga in the eighth position and Timothy Peters in the 10th.
After rewriting the NASCAR history books last year, the Cope Twins - Angela and Amber - plan to add another chapter by becoming the first twins to compete in a NASCAR Nationwide Series race - on Sunday, May 22, at Iowa Speedway.