Buescher Comes Home 22nd at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (May 28, 2020) – After earning a valuable stage point by finishing 10th in the first stage of racing Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Chris Buescher and the No. 17 Fastenal team battled a tight handling car to a 22nd -place finish in the second race at the 1.5-mile track this week.    The team got off to a fast start, rolling off the grid 11th and holding position through the first caution of the race on lap one. At lap 29, another caution flag flew for lightning in the area and the team came down pit road for a 75-minute red flag delay. When the caution flag was displayed again, the No. 17 team…

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Newman Finishes 17th Thursday at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 28, 2020) – Track position proved to be the key to the race, as Ryan Newman drove his No. 6 Roush Performance Ford to a 17th -place finish in Thursday night’s 208-lap race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.   Originally scheduled to be run on Wednesday, Newman started 27th based off his finish in Sunday’s Coke 600. The 310-mile event was again affected by weather just after the green flag dropped, causing an hour-plus lightning and rain delay.   With a competition caution at lap 20, Newman was 24th and reporting the…

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Team Penske NASCAR Xfinity Series Race Report – Charlotte Motor Speedway

Track:                Charlotte Motor Speedway Race:                 Alsco 300 Date:                 May 25, 2020 ____________________________________   No. 22 Snap-on Ford Mustang – Austin Cindric  Start:  6th Stage 1: 6th Stage 2: 4th Finish: 3rd Status:  Running Laps Completed: 203/203 Laps Led: 30 Point Standings (behind first): 2nd (-8) Notes:  Austin Cindric nearly scored the win in the Alsco 300 Monday evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway, leading 30 laps and scoring a third-place finish. The result was Cindric’s best at the 1.5-mile oval and his fifth-straight top-10 finish this season. The driver of the No. 22 Snap-on Ford Mustang moves from third to second-place in…

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Today. Tomorrow. Toyota Racing: Daniel Suárez Coca-Cola 600 Race Report

Date: May 24, 2020 Event: Coca-Cola 600 Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Format: 400 laps, broken into four stages (100 laps/100 laps/100 laps/100 laps) Start/Finish: 37th / 29th (Running, completed 399 of 405 laps) Point Standing: 31st with 63 points, 228 out of first Note: Race extended five laps past its scheduled 400-lap distance due to a green-white-checkered finish.   Race Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner: Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner: Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 3 Winner: Joey Logano of Team Penske (Ford)  …

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M&M’S Red, White, and Blue Racing: Kyle Busch Race Recap for the Coca-Cola 600 from Charlotte

Date: May 24, 2020 Event: Coca-Cola 600 (Round 7 of 36) Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Format: 400 laps, broken into four stages (100 laps/100 laps/100 laps/100 laps) Start/Finish: 11th/5th (Running, completed 405 of 405 laps) Point Standing: 9th (207 points, 82 behind leader) Note: Race extended five laps past its scheduled 400-lap distance due to a green-white-checkered finish.   Race Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) in overtime Stage 1 Winner: Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 2 Winner: Alex Bowman of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Stage 3 Winner: Joey Logano of Team Penske…

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Newman Battles to 14th-Place Finish in Rain-Shortened Darlington Race

DARLINGTON, S.C. (May 20, 2020) – In a day filled with avoiding raindrops, the scheduled 311.4-mile NASCAR Cup Series race was cut short Wednesday with Ryan Newman scoring a 14th-place finish in the Oscar Mayer Ford. At one point Newman led the field just past the halfway point, as varying strategies played out with the race ending after 208 laps.     It was an eventful night for Newman, who rolled off sixth after scoring a 15th-place finish in Sunday’s race at Darlington. He maintained his top-10 standing early as he and the team managed tight conditions. After ending…

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Buescher Settles for 23rd-place Result at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. (May 20, 2020) – A bold pit strategy nearly resulted in a 1-2 finish for the Roush Fenway team, as the No. 6 and 17 Mustangs stayed out during the second stage break with inclement weather threatening Darlington Raceway. Rain drops fell on the track with Chris Buescher in the second position and the caution flag displayed, but ultimately cleared and he took the checkered flag 23rd on Wednesday night at the South Carolina track. Buescher rolled off the grid 32nd in his Fastenal Ford and drove his way…

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Friday Night Thunder TONIGHT From Virtual Martinsville Speedway

Friday Night Thunder The Place: Virtual Martinsville Speedway The Date: Friday, May 8 The Time: 8 p.m. ET Online: enascar.com/live, NASCAR’s YouTube Channel Distance: Four heat races – 10 laps each; one LCQ – 15 laps; Main Event – 125 laps Friday Night Thunder at virtual Martinsville Speedway With such a big response from competitors to join the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, NASCAR and iRacing introduced Saturday Night Thunder in the beginning of April to allow drivers from all series to compete on the platform during the real-time racing postponement…

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