Reed Sorenson had the second-slowest 10-lap average in the second practice session for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500k. He posted a speed of 132.480 mph from his laps eight through 17.
Reed Sorenson has been gradually improving on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks in 2014. His first three starts at Vegas, Texas, and Kansas were in the 30s; his latest five attempts all ended in the mid- to high-20s.
Reed Sorenson finished 34th in this spring’s STP 500 at Martinsville. That was a modest result, but was still better than his last four attempts on this track.
Joe Nemechek had his time disallowed by NASCAR because of an oil tank encasement that was improperly sealed. Reed Sorenson was the first driver who failed to make the show, so Nemechek’s disqualification elevates the No. 36 into to the field.
If Reed Sorenson finishes the Bank of America 500 this week, it will be his best result at Charlotte since 2010. He has made two starts there in the last four years and failed to finish both times.
Reed Sorenson got off to a slow start on the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year with results in the low- to mid-30s in his first three races at Vegas, Texas, and Kansas. His last three efforts have all ended in top-30s at Kentucky, Atlanta, and Chicagoland.
Reed Sorenson has finished in the 30st in five of six flat track races this season. His best result was a 31st at Phoenix and his most recent Pocono attempt ended in a 34th.
If his past flat track efforts this year are an indication, fantasy players should expect Reed Sorenson to finish somewhere in the 30s in the Crown Royal 400.
Zing Zang Bloody Mary will sponsor the No. 36 Chevrolet of Reed Sorenson in four high-profile races this season: Indianapolis on July 27, Charlotte Motor Speedway on Oct. 11, Talladega Superspeedway on Oct. 19 and Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 26.
Reed Sorenson’s 2014 average finish of 31.6 may not seem all that impressive on its face, but fantasy owners should note that number represents an average improvement of nearly 3.6 positions from his start of 35.2.
After last weekend's fast paced ride at Pocono Raceway, Theme Park Connection has re-signed to be the primary sponsor on the No. 36 Chevrolet driven by Reed Sorenson.
In his eleven starts at Pocono in the Sprint Cup Series career, Reed Sorenson has an average start of 28.7 with an average finish of 32.0.
Reed Sorenson and the No. 36 Delaware Office of Highway Safety Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet are ready to tame Miles the Monster this weekend at Dover International Speedway.
Theme Park Connection will be the primary sponsor for the No. 36 Chevrolet of Reed Sorenson on June 8, 2014 at Pocono.