Kevin Lepage (No. 74 The Thirty Days Foundation Dodge) will miss the Nationwide Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Ryan Blaney has scored six top-10s in the first 15 races of 2016, which is a "batting" average of 0.400.
Joey Logano has the sixth-best average finish this season with an 11.6 in the first 15 races. Unfortunately, his place-differential of 3.47 is among the five worst, which means his adjusted total would be closer to 15th.
David Ragan has not had a lot of success in his transition to BK Racing, but he shows a slight trend in the right direction. His last two attempts ended on the same lap with the leaders.
Chris Buescher is behaving much more like a rookie should. His has steadily improved this year and showed promise in several recent races: most notably by scoring top-20s at Dover International Speedway and Michigan International Speedway.
Fantasy players looking for a good differentiator this week, might want to pay close attention to Aric Almirola. His last three road course attempts ended in top-20 results.
Among active series drivers, Matt Crafton has the most starts at Gateway Motorsports Park (12), has completed the most laps (1888), has led the most laps (60), has the most top-10 finishes (7), and has the most lead lap finishes (8).
After an impressive runner-up finish in his first race with Mason Mitchell Motorsports (MMM) last weekend at Madison International Speedway, Kyle Weatherman returns to the seat of the No. 98 machine for this weekend’s Herr’s Potato Chips 200 at Winchester Speedway.
After a strong top-10 finish, Cole Rouse sets his sights on Sonoma Raceway, his first career road course race. Entering the sixth race of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season, the Arkansas native sits sixth in points.
It’ll be another new adventure for Matt Kurzejewski this weekend at Winchester Speedway when the Herr’s Potato Chips 200 comes to life on the historic high-banks.
NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) driver Dakoda Armstrong will substitute for Matt Tifft in this weekend’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards event at Winchester Speedway on Sunday, June 26.
On loan from Kimmel Racing, third-generation ARCA racer Will Kimmel knows a bargain when he sees one. When the Sellersburg, Indiana driver got the call to drive the No. 22 Cunningham Motorsports Ford in three races this year, he didn’t have to think about. Done deal.