Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Jani-King/STP Ford team improved their finishing position by four spots from the spring to fall Martinsville races last season, eighth and fourth, respectively.
Kevin Harvick finished fifth in the Pure Michigan 400, which was his sixth straight top-10 on an oval track.
Ryan Blaney posted top-10 speeds in all practices and qualification for the Pure Michigan 400. He backed up his seventh-place start with a fourth-place finish at Michigan International Speedway.
Brad Keselowski used some strategy to establish his No. 2 Team Penske Ford in the top five. Once there, he raced with the leaders for the final quarter of the Pure Michigan 400 and finished the third at Michigan International Speedway
Chase Elliott spun his tires on a late-race restart this June in the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. He spun his tires on the final restart again this week and finished second for the second time in two starts on this track.
It took 99 starts, but Kyle Larson finally won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup race. He took the lead from Chase Elliott with less than 10 laps remaining and held off the charge from the rookie.
Justin Bonsignore came up short at home in June. He wasn't going to let it happen again Saturday night.
Ryan Partridge won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 at Douglas County Speedway (Roseburg, OR) Saturday night after a late race entanglement gave him the opportunity.
Sprint Cup regular Michael McDowell (No. 95 Chevrolet SS), driving the Richard Childress Racing No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro, won the Road America 180, his first victory in 94 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races.
Brett Moffitt (No. 11 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra) won the Careers for Veterans 200, his first victory in six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races.
Denny Hamlin posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Pure Michigan 400 with a speed of 197.878 mph.
With 34 minutes remaining in final practice for the Pure Michigan 400, Denny Hamlin spun off turn four and damaged his Toyota slightly in the grass. He will probably not need to go to a backup.