The Round of 16 in the 2020 Cup Playoffs resulted with Ryan Blaney, Cole Custer and Matt DiBenedetto joining William Byron as the first four competitors to be eliminated from title contention.
The Hendrick Motorsports competitor from Charlotte had his Playoff hopes for 2020 diminished by an accident nearing the midway point of the Round of 16 finale race at Thunder Valley.
The 2014 Cup champion outlasted a late battle with Kyle Busch to grab his career-high ninth win of the 2020 season at Thunder Valley.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway has not received approval from Nevada's governor to host fans for upcoming NASCAR postseason races in September.
This week NASCAR heads to Bristol Motor Speedway. The Cup Series will compete Saturday night as they close out the first round of their playoffs to narrow the field from 16 drivers to 12.
The Amherst, Ohio, native is set to achieve a milestone start in his first full-time Cup season with Stewart-Haas Racing at Thunder Valley.
Kansas is set to become the sixth track in this year's NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs to host limited fans in attendance.
The Glendale, Arizona, native is set to achieve a milestone start at Thunder Valley while in his third full-time Cup season with Front Row Motorsports.
Team Penske's two-car lineup will lead the field to the start of the third NASCAR Cup Playoff race of 2020 at Thunder Valley on Saturday, September 19.
Brad Keselowski won Stage 2 at Richmond and controlled the race thereafter, taking the win in the Federated Auto Parts 400 and a spot in the next round of the playoffs.