Reed Sorenson and Travis Kvapil were the two drivers who failed to qualify for the Auto Club 400. Make certain they are not on any fantasy NASCAR rosters.
Reed Sorenson hovered on either side of 30th last year at Phoenix with a 31st in the spring and a 28th in the fall. He was driving for Tommy Baldwin Racing at the time.
Fantasy players should be pleased if Reed Sorenson manages to finish in the low 30s this week. In five efforts at Las Vegas, four of his results ended in results between 31st and 40th.
Dozens of drivers failed NASCAR inspection in their first attempt and were forced to go around and try again. Thirteen of them failed to make a time trial lap, including such big names as Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth, Tony Stewart, and Jeff Gordon.
Reed Sorenson’s average finish on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks improved by nearly five positions in the second half of the 2014 season. He went from 33.6 in the first five races on this track type to 28.8 at the end.
After wrecking Team Xtreme's only speedway car in Coors Light Pole Qualifying on Sunday, Reed Sorenson didn't know whether his dream of a sixth start in the Daytona 500 was over.
Reed Sorenson does not have a backup available and may not be able to field a car in Thursday’s Gatorade Duels in Daytona.
Reed Sorenson is getting "xtreme" for the 2015 Daytona 500 as he joins John Cohen's Team Xtreme Racing.
Reed Sorenson is set to make his first start at Homestead since 2009. He finished 40th with crash damage that year racing for Richard Petty Motorsports.
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.