Brian Scott has three Nationwide Series starts at the 4.048-mile Elkhart Lake, Wis. track, notching his best start of sixth and finish of seventh in this race one year ago.
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.
John Wes Townley (No. 05 Jive Communications/Zaxby's Chevrolet Silverado) won the Keystone Light Pole Award for the Careers for Veterans 200 Presented by The Cooper Standard Foundation & Brad Keselowski's Checkered Flag Foundation with a lap of 183.697 mph.
Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott both had top-seven times in the first practice session at Michigan International Speedway. Elliott qualified fifth; Blaney will start seventh. And notably, they had the second (Blaney) and third (Elliott) fastest laps in Saturday morning’s session. Blaney posted a lap of 201.427 mph; Elliott went 201.196 mph.
Tony Stewart posted the fastest single lap in the Saturday morning practice for the Pure Michigan 400. His top speed of 202.122 mph was the first time this week cars went over 202 in a timed session.
NASCAR Pinty's Series driver Alex Tagliani (No. 18 Chevrolet) won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Road America 180.
John Wes Townley (No. 05 Jive Communications/Zaxby's Chevrolet Silverado) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice leading up to the Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway.
Tyler Reddick (No. 29 Cooper Standard Careers for Veterans Ford F-150) led the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session for the Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway.
Chase Elliott posted a lap of 201.303 mph to qualify fifth. Ryan Blaney had a lap of 201.202 mph and will start the Pure Michigan 400 seventh.