Michael Annett is looking for some success on unrestricted, intermediate speedways this year. His best result on a non-restrictor plate track so far was a 29th at Atlanta in the Quik Trip 500.
Michael Annett was a little too loose at the beginning of practice for the Kobalt 400. He spun off turn four, but did not make contact with the wall.
Michael Annett will replace Brian Scott in the No. 33 this week, according to a tweet from the track.
In 10 previous attempts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks in the Cup series, Michael Annett has finished better than he started eight times.
Michael Annett made four starts on restrictor-plate, superspeedways last year and sustained crash damage each time. He failed to finish both the Daytona 500 and Geico 500 and was credited with 37th-place results.
Michael Annett and sponsor Pilot Flying J will move from Tommy Baldwin Racing to Harry Scott Motorsports as that organization expands to a two-car team.
Jay Guy will be the crew chief for the No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevy driven by Michael Annett in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
HScott Motorsports enters the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season with a new look as it expands to two cars.
Michael Annett has made only one previous start at Charlotte, but he has already shown some improvement this weekend. In the Coke 600, he was forced to take a provisional to make the show; on Thursday night, he qualified on time and will start the Bank of America 500 in 35th.
Michael Annett had a six-race streak of top-30 finishes to his credit entering the most recent similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track race at Chicagoland. He lost 30 laps in that event with a mechanical gremlin and finished 40th in the MyAFibStory.com 400.
Michael Annett has shown consistency on short, flat tracks this season. In five races at Phoenix, Martinsville, Richmond, and New Hampshire he has scored 30-something results in every race.
Michael Annett finished in the mid to high-20s in the first four races held on the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks this year, but he may wind up on a few fantasy owners’ radar screens after finishing 18th in the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky.
Five of Michael Annett’s six flat track races this year ended in the low- to mid-30s. The only time he failed to finish in that range was at Pocono when he crossed under the checkers 20th.
Michael Annett will make his first Indy attempt this week, but fantasy owners can look to his other flat track efforts to help predict where the No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet will finish.