Sitting in fourth in the playoff standings is Chase Elliott, who reeled off yet another runner-up finish at Charlotte on Sunday to score his sixth-career runner-up finish and 19th top-five finish in 71 Cup Series starts.
After a lackluster start to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway finally delivered a serviceable race. Unfortunately, any chance it had of being a great race was ruined by inconsistent NASCAR officiating.
When asked how he handles the highs and lows, “You try to hold it all in all the time but you can’t, you just can’t. She’s at home right now…I love you,” he said, as he turned and walked away to celebrate with his team.
Charlotte Motor Speedway is becoming Martin Truex Jr's next home. In 2016 Truex scored his first Charlotte victory in dominant fashion by leading the majority of the race. However, the journey to his second Charlotte win in Sunday's Bank of America 500 yesterday wasn't easy.
Charlotte Motor Speedway hosts the opening race of the Playoff’s Round of 12 this year with the Bank of America 500 Sunday afternoon. Martin Truex Jr. leads the hunt for the championship trophy but Kyle Busch is closing fast.
CONCORD, N.C. -- Being sent to the rear of the field prior to the start of the race and an early pit road penalty didn't stop Matt Kenseth from flying under the radar to a runner-up finish in the Queen City.
CONCORD, N.C. -- The longest winless drought of Jimmie Johnson's career came to an end today with a dominant victory in the Queen City. The victory secures Johnson's spot in the Round of 8 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.