Late in the race, got loose in front of teammate and caused a 14-car accident that also collected Keselowski, Menard, , , , , and. LaJoie previously drove for 's Nos. On the final restart, Larson got back in the lead, but Kyle Busch passed Larson for the lead with six laps to go and Busch pulled away to his second straight win and seventh at Bristol. So, let me entertain you and everything will be fine. The first came last year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway which inspired the design of Turn 2 at Pocono. Davis will apparently leave the meeting still wanting a trade. A Ford driver has not won a Cup title since Kurt Busch won for Jack Roush in 2004.
After suffering from heat exhaustion at the , Kahne was replaced by as the Leavine Family Racing No. On the restart, , who had fresher tires, was able to take the lead from Hamlin and hold off for his second straight win and the first Brickyard 400 victory for and the first Brickyard win for since 1999. In the third stage, crashed and spun. Truex dominated by leading the most laps and winning both stages. It was a sole win that helped get him in, can he become more consistent in 2018? Round 6: started on pole for the third straight week as qualifying was cancelled due to rain and snow.
At some point in the playoffs, Keselowski will need to win. There are a handful of 2017 playoff drivers who are currently on the outside looking in and are in a must-win situation: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. He enters the playoffs after a runner-up finish at Indianapolis and nine top 10s in the last 11 races, but the playoffs are so much different from the regular season. You really have to think through all three corners. Brad Keselowski, whose car had fresher tires, took advantage of the last restart and beat Hamlin. Kyle Larson leads during the second stage of the Bank of America Roval 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in September started on pole.
After Michigan in June, Mack was removed and replaced by Jon Leonard in the short term. However, before the season began, the deal with Black fell through, but Black will still drive the No. Blaney, , , , and others led up front. The Big Machine Vodka 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is Sunday at 2 p. Several changes were announced with the release of the final schedule.
The 10 playoff events will feature stage racing, with playoff bonus points up for grabs that drivers can take to the next round. This team will have to step it up to avoid being eliminated early. The final stage had a number of wrecks that puts some playoff drivers in jeopardy, with wrecked in turn three hard collecting as well. If you win, you will move on to the next round. On November 4, 2017, Kenseth announced he would be stepping away from full-time racing and will not compete in any 2018 events, but on April 25, 2018, it was announced that Kenseth would drive the No.
But since his 40th-place finish at Daytona in July, he has not placed worse than 15th in a race. Photo: Getty Images The key is to get to Miami. He has not scored more than back-to-back top-10 finishes this year. Dillon, , , and Johnson were eliminated. Bowman won the pole for his first race since taking over the 88 car from full-time. Truex pulled away from a charging for his fourth win of the season and second straight at Kentucky. The team spent the past eight seasons competing 79 races in the Truck series.
Cope was planning to drive the majority of the 2018 schedule with other drivers possibly running races, however, was later announced as the driver for the season. Indianapolis is a track that shows what teams have the best horsepower and aero package. A driver can score a maximum driver rating of 150 points per race. Kahne is still in the mix, joining Ryan Blaney, Aric Almirola and Paul Menard as notable Cup Series drivers to switch teams. Early in the race, spun and collected Kyle Larson and. Ignore all the drama surrounding Magic Johnson, Rob Pelinka and Heath Ledger and focus on the fact that your team is the favorite to land Anthony Davis this offseason. Round 7: started on pole after qualifying was cancelled just after the first round due to rain.
In fact, I am taking Chase for multiple wins before the next young gun gets their first. In the early laps, Jimmie Johnson lost a tire and crashed along with. Who Will Make the 2018 Playoff? Harris arrived as an undrafted free agent, did everything expected of him, rose not only to the starting lineup but to the ranks of the very best cornerbacks in the game, and chronically had been underpaid. However, with just two races remaining their best hope for making the playoffs will be to win one of the races. Austin Dillon: Richard Childress Racing looking to be 'leaner and meaner' with two-car team.
Each driver will have their hashtag and emoji displayed on the sides of their cars until they are eliminated from contention. I made mistakes on pit road as well. A few had tire problems including , , and. Among the five teams that can be forced to appear — the others are Washington, the 49ers, the Lions and the Giants —the Raiders are easily the most compelling. As a result of this, all races from Atlanta until Talladega spring , and also Pocono and Michigan in June will move one week earlier than 2017.
Round of 8 33 , , October 28 2:30 p. Wallace would also drive the No. Conley's frustration was clear -- he couldn't have done much better -- but Brown was having a blast. Late in the race, got into the wall and collected and , which sent the race to overtime. On October 9, 2018, Kahne announced that he will not continue racing for the rest of the 2018 season. In the final stage, had brake issues and it caused a tire to catch fire as and both had transmission issues. The start of the race was delayed due to rain.