Truex crew chief suspended 1 race for inspection violation
Harvick finished fourth in the Daytona 500 and sixth in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. He just had to "saw" at the wheel thanks to a reduced-downforce package and a Goodyear tire choice where teams had to pit for new tires before they ran out of gas.
"When they clear me to do it, I can promise you I'll be ready to do it", said Stewart, who missed the final 15 races of the 2013 season because of a broken leg. "We've been through enough pain tolerance with the leg and with this, I don't think it is a big problem...." "This is fun. This is real racing".
NASCAR will tell promoters by April 1 the dates of their races for the following year. His four wins here are the most in the series, and he also ranks first in the all-important laps led, and fastest laps run categories. Truex was a mere one-hundredth of a second away from a Daytona 500 win and was seventh last weekend at Atlanta.
NASCAR, wanting to see more races before declaring it a true success, let the drivers do the talking instead of its officials.
After 18 years, the regular visitors for the Vegas race have become very adept at how to wager. "I think that's going to help the race to be really good".
"Don't worry about how fast you are in practice", he said. "This package lends itself to that. I hope we can get the vehicle dialed in for long-run speed for Sunday". Kyle Busch won the pole in 2008 and 2009 - he's the only driver in 18 LVMS races to win the race from the pole (2009).
Has a 11.5 average, he is so up and down lately I'm afraid to use him, previous year he screwed me when I did pick him. But he promised "we did everything short of bubble-wrap me to get me on the plane" for the ride West. And he conceded, staying inside at his North Carolina home was simply becoming too frustrating and monotonous. Take a look at five who will be a threat on Sunday.
Ryan BlaneyHad a 19th place finish in 2015.
"Once they say we're all right to get in it, we'll get in it", he said. It's hard to do it at Atlanta where tires fall off so bad. He has three straight top 15 finishes at the track, and his price tag will open up a ton of cap space. "Make sure it drives good".
After two races, defending Cup champion Kyle Busch sits atop the standings.
Sponsors and track time are still important. "I'm probably more eager than anybody to know what the result is". "The biggest thing I'm anxious about is just getting this to heal properly". "But you have to move on and you have to do the best you can and luckily we have great partners that care more about what we're doing than just me being in the race vehicle".
John Hunter Nemechek won at Atlanta for his second career victory and a likely spot in the new truck Chase.
Furniture Row switched from Chevrolet to Toyota in the offseason and is now a technical partner with Joe Gibbs Racing. Or he won't serve it at all if the team wins the appeal.
The younger Nemechek hopes they can continue because now he has his sights on vying for a championship.