Besides winning the race, Kasey Kahne’s team wins three race awards in the Sprint Cup GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway.
Erik Jones posted the fastest single lap in Saturday morning’s practice session for the Auto Club 400 with a speed of 187.251. He was reportedly quick in 10 lap averages as well.
Kevin Harvick slapped the wall fairly hard with less than 10 minutes remaining in Saturday morning’s practice session for the Auto Club 400.
Martin Truex Jr. has alternately struggled, prospered, and finished modestly in his past three years on two-mile tracks. Last year, he ended with an average of 21.3.
Trevor Bayne will mostly likely finish somewhere in the high-teens or low 20s, if his Roush-Fenway Racing record on two-milers is an indication.
Cole Whitt has made nine previous starts on two-mile tracks and all of them have ended with positive place-differential points.
Rafael Martínez (No. 18 Canel's Toyota) was the fastest in the first practice session for Sunday's NASCAR Peak Mexico Series season-opening Difrenosa 120 at Mexico's Autodromo Monterrey.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular Joey Logano, driving the No. 22 America's Tire/Discount Tire Ford Mustang, led both Friday practice sessions for Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway.
With a lap of 187.047 mph, Kyle Larson won the pole for the Auto Club 400 and will lead the field on Sunday.
After rolling out a backup due to a practice one crash, Jimmie Johnson was unable to post a qualification lap and will start in the back of the pack.
Joey Logano was one of five drivers who did not clear inspection at Auto Club Speedway in time to take qualification lap. He will roll off the grid from the back.
Kyle Larson posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Auto Club 400 with a speed of 189.071 mph.