Max Gresham recently tested with the No. 8 Made In USA Brand (MIUSA) Chevrolet at the track affectionately known as "The Rock."
Kasey Kahne has been selected to pilot the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet in the upcoming NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15.
Brett Moffitt has made all three starts for the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year. Two of these came with Michael Waltrip Racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway, while the other was in the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports car at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He will continue to gain experience with a fourth start this week.
NAPA AUTO PARTS will grow its relationship with 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports in 2016 when it becomes the majority sponsor of driver Chase Elliott and his No. 24 Chevrolet SS team.
In three starts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year, Landon Cassill has improved every week. He blew an engine at Atlanta Motor Speedway and finished 43rd, advanced to 35th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and was 32nd at Texas Motor Speedway.
In an effort to further the chemistry of the No. 9 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today Kevin Manion has been assigned as the crew chief of that team with driver Sam Hornish, Jr.
Grant Enfinger was credited with a 28th place DNF in Friday night's ARCA Racing Series race at Talladega (AL) Superspeedway.
Alex Bowman has made three starts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year driving for Tommy Baldwin Racing. All of his results ended in a "3."
JJ Yeley’s last five races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks before the Duck Commander 500 ended in consistent results that were mostly in the mid-30s. A blown engine at Texas Motor Speedway dropped him to 43rd. Yeley completed only 13 laps in that race.
Jeb Burton had to rely on provisionals to make his first two starts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year. He rolled off the grid 40th at Atlanta and 41st at Vegas en route to 35th- and 40th-place results respectively.
Ty Dillon finishes eighth in Saturday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Talladega (AL) Superspeedway.
The restrictor-plate, superspeedways are places for dark horses to shine. Josh Wise joined Ryan Blaney and Sam Hornish Jr. this week as drivers who scored their first top-10 of the season. He finished 10th.