Sprint Cup regular, Kasey Kahne, tops the speed chart in the Happy Hour practice session for the Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway.
None of the Hendrick Motorsports drivers advanced into the final round of qualification. Jimmie Johnson had the 13th fastest time, Chase Elliott was 15th best, Jeff Gordon was 21st, while Kasey Kahne failed to make it into the top 24 and starts 26th.
Kevin Lacroix (#74 Bumper to Bumper/Total/Go Fast Dodge) is at the top of the speed chart in the final practice leading to the NASCAR Pinty’s Series Alberta Has New Energy 300 at Edmonton International Raceway.
Donny Lia (#8 Sypher Construction/Bardahl Chevrolet) led the final practice for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Monadnock 200 at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, NH.
Alex Labbe (#32 Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear/Lous BBQ Dodge) led the first practice for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series Alberta Has New Energy 300 at Edmonton International Raceway.
Justin Bonsignore (#51 Phoenix Communications Inc. Chevrolet) led the first practice for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Monadnock 200 at Monadnock Speedway in Winchester, NH.
Tony Stewart qualified third for his final Brickyard 400. This will be the fourth consecutive Indianapolis Motor Speedway race for which he starts on one of the first three rows. Stewart’s lap of 184.328 mph was 0.058 seconds slower than pole sitter Kyle Busch.
Kyle Busch won both poles on Saturday. Shortly after winning the pole for the XFINITY race, he posted a lap of 184.634 mph in the third and final round of qualification to score the first pole of his career at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Brickyard 400.
Michael McDowell failed to advance to the second round of qualification, but he logged an impressive time nonetheless. His lap of 182.819 mph puts him 27th on the grid for the Crown Royal Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard.
Kasey Kahne posted a lap of 183.109 mph and failed to advance to the second round of qualification. He will line up 26th on Sunday in the Crown Royal Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard.
Josh Wise was the one driver who failed to make the Crown Royal Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard. He posted the slowest lap overall and as a non-charter team the No. 30 was not locked into the show.
AJ Allmendinger was in the top 24 until the final laps of the first round of qualification, but when Joey Logano posted a second time in that session, the No. 47 was bumped out. Allmendinger made a last-ditch effort, but became the first driver to fail to advance to the second round. He lines up 25th for the Crown Royal Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard with a lap of 183.169 mph.