Renewals of long-time partnerships will have Front Row Motorsports poised to run its most competitive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season ever in 2013, with the team announcing new agreements with drivers David Ragan, David Gilliland and Josh Wise.
Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Lilly Diabetes 250 a lap of 181.939 mph driving the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota Camry.
William Byron (#9 Liberty University Toyota Tundra) finished 14th in Wednesday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby 150 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
Matt Crafton (#88 Chi-Chi's/Menards Toyota Tundra) finished 10th in Wednesday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby 150 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
Christopher Bell (#4 JBL Toyota Tundra) finished runner-up in Wednesday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Aspen Dental Eldora Dirt Derby 150 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
Chase Briscoe raced hard to get there, but once he got the lead, the Mitchell, Indiana rookie drove away from his closest challengers to win the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 presented by Jive Friday night at Lucas Oil Raceway.
Kyle Larson has made two previous starts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and so far he has not failed to crack the top 10. He posted the fourth-fastest time in final practice and could be en route to another strong finish.
Jamie McMurray hopes to regain the top 10 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time in five years. His last solid run on this track came in the 2011 Brickyard 400 when he finished fourth. He won the year previous.
Michael McDowell improved by nearly 10 positions in Friday’s two practice sessions. He was 31st fastest in the morning session with a lap of 175.829 mph and was 22nd-best in the afternoon at 180.839.
Ryan Ellis and Josh Wise had the slowest time among the non-charter teams with an average ranking of 39.5 on the speed chart for the Crown Royal Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard on Friday. They will battle on Saturday to see which of them races and who goes home.
Ryan Newman posted the fifth-fastest time in the first practice session for the Crown Royal Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard on Friday and was fourth-fastest in Happy Hour. His best lap was set at 183.767 mph during his final trip around the track.
Kevin Harvick posted the fourth fastest lap in the first practice session for the Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He was second fastest in final practice, which gave him consistency throughout Friday.