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Chip Ganassi Racing driver Jamie McMurray posted a lap of 99.905 mph to grab his second Coors Light Pole Award of the season. It was also his second pole at the famed half-mile paperclip and his 11th career pole.
When NASCAR announced the new Chase grid system, and the expansion to sixteen drivers, I immediately cringed. Sixteen drivers, in my opinion, is too many and it “waters down” the significance of the championship.
The NASCAR Nationwide Series travels to the World’s Fastest Half-Mile this week for the 23rd race of the 33 race season. Bristol Motor Speedway has long been considered a “wildcard” race on schedule. Wildcard … because anything can happen here.
Nineteen-year-old Tommy Barrett Jr. had a fantastic final restart with just four laps to go and drove away from Bobby Santos and Justin Bonsignore to score his first win in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour in the No. 22 Canto Paving/Ferguson Waterworks Chevrolet.
Kyle Busch continues to dominate the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series by scoring the pole for Wednesday night’s UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Wednesday’s pole was his fifth pole win of the season in only seven attempts. It's an impressive record by any standard.