On Saturday, the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team had to make an engine and was forced to start 40th at Talladega. But it didn't take long for Denny Hamlin to get to the front prior to the postponement. In fact, the JGR driver worked himself into the top-10 just a few laps into the first stage.
The old multi-tiered penalty structure in NASCAR is now a simplified dual-tiered structure and the consequences for failing inspection is more defined.
Post-qualifying tech dealt a Saturday shake-up to the starting lineup for Sunday’s Gander Outdoors 400 after the cars driven by the five of the top six qualifiers — including the initial front row of Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch — failed inspection at Pocono Raceway.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series head to Daytona International Speedway this weekend to kick off the 2019 season.
Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion, gave a statement to media members regarding the news earlier this week that Matt Kenseth will now share the seat of the 6 car for the remainder of the 2018 campaign, at Talladega Superspeedway prior to the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice Friday. Bayne did not take questions.
The changing of the guard. NASCAR fans are getting used to that. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, and soon Dale Earnhardt Jr. Summer returns, which means FOX leaves to be replaced by NBC.
Casey Mears topped the chart in final Sprint Cup Series practice at Richmond International Raceway. The driver of the No. 13 Germain Racing Chevrolet was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 22.396 and a speed of 120.557 mph.
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Tyler Reddick will lead the field to the green flag for tonight's race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 29 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford scored the pole for the UNOH 200 after posting a new track record time of 14.884 and a speed of 128.917 mph.
The Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday featured a last-lap pass that led to a Brett Moffitt victory.
Brad Keselowski topped the chart in first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Daytona International Speedway.