NASCAR also announced that neither the No. 78 driven by Martin Truex Jr. nor the No. 48 driven by Jimmie Johnson will be penalized for failing post-race LIS following last Sunday's Chicagoland Speedway.
With three races remaining in the regular season, Matt Kenseth is still searching for his first win of the year. As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, his past success at the .533-mile track could easily translate into a trip to Victory Lane.
HAMPTON, Ga. -- Christopher Bell will lead the field to the green flag after take pole position at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Brad Keselowski topped the chart in final Sprint Cup Series practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 2 Team Penske Ford was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 26.121 and a speed of 192.027 mph.
Carl Edwards will lead the field to the green flag for tomorrow's race at The Glen. The driver of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota scored the pole for the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen at Watkins Glen International after posting a time of 1:09.689 and a speed of 126.562 mph.
NASCAR issued the following statement Monday afternoon: “Brian France has taken an indefinite leave of absence from NASCAR as chairman and chief executive officer. Effective immediately, NASCAR Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President Jim France has assumed the role of interim chairman and chief executive officer.”
There was no stopping Nico Rosberg this weekend as he took the pole, led the most laps, posted the fastest single lap and took the victory in the first race in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The second race of Joey Logano’s Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedwaywas his best, as the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup contender strapped in for 300 miles of NASCAR XFINITY Series racing and drove to victory in the Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina after a spirited battle with fellow Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson.
SPARTA, Ky. -- Carl Edwards topped the chart in first Sprint Cup Series practice at Kentucky Speedway. The driver of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 28.962 and a speed of 186.451 mph.
Two-Round Qualifying Format Returns Saturday to Talladega Superspeedway for The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...
NASCAR’s “Two-Round” qualifying procedure will be in effect this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway when both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) return to the biggest and baddest track on the planet this Saturday, April 30.