TriStar Motorsports and Blake Koch announce their partnership with producers Roma Downey (Touched by an Angel, The Bible) and Mark Burnett (The Voice, Shark Tank, Survivor, Celebrity Apprentice, The Bible) and their epic movie, Son of God, which debuts in theaters nationwide on February 28th.
One week after leaving Daytona International Speedway where he made an unforced error and crashed, Dale Earnhardt Jr. went to Atlanta Motor Speedway and finished second. Last week at Talladega SuperSpeedway, Earnhardt also spun on his own. This week the series rolls onto the similarly-configured Kansas Speedway.
In his last 12 starts on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track, Jamie McMurray has finished 20th or better in 11 races. His outlier was a 21st at Atlanta Motor Speedway this spring and his average finish in that span of race was slightly worse than 14th.
Clint Bowyer will make a return to NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) competition with JR Motorsports (JRM).
Matt Crafton (#88 IdealDoor/Menards Toyota Tundra) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in final practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250.
John Wes Townley (#05 Jive Communications Chevrolet Silverado) led the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session at Kansas Speedway.
William Byron (#9 Liberty University Toyota Tundra) is fastest in the second practice for the Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250.
Tyler Reddick (#29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150) led the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session at Kansas Speedway.
In his last 10 starts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks, AJ Allmendinger has alternated lead lap finishes with results off the pace. Only three of his efforts in that span have ended in the mid-teens and he has not scored a top-10 on this track type since early 2015.
Martin Truex Jr. has been running on the lead lap in his most recent 17 races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks, a streak that extends to the 2014 MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Ten of those results ended in top-10s and nearly all were top-15s.
John Wood (No. 06 Holleran’s Performance/Wax 4 Dads Chevrolet) is 11th in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West standings.
Cole Rouse (No. 6 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Lucas Oil Ford) is ranked fifth in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West standings with one top five and two top 10 finishes.