Trevor Bayne was the fastest driver who failed to make the final round of qualification at Michigan International Speedway for the Firekeepers Casino 400. His speed of 197.873 mph was good enough for 13th on the grid.
While the rookie leaders Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney worried about one another on a late-race restart, Trevor Bayne poked his Ford in the middle line. In a photo finish, he edged Elliott by the smallest of margins and will advance to the All-star race.
Trevor Bayne has scored three top-10s in 2016. Notably, all three have come in the past six races (at Bristol Motor Speedway, Talladega SuperSpeedway, and Dover International Speedway). Along with a 15th at Texas Motor Speedway and 17th at Richmond International Raceway, he has been one of the best values in salary cap games.
Trevor Bayne survived the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway and finished 10th on Sunday after starting the afternoon 25th. He earned 15 place-differential points, which made him the second-biggest mover among the top-10 finishers. Second-place Kyle Larson started 23rd.
Trevor Bayne will make only his third NASCAR Cup start at Dover International Speedway, but he has not gotten off to a strong start there. In two previous races last year, he finished 43rd in the spring and 31st in the fall.
Trevor Bayne was in a position to win the Geico 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway in the closing laps, but he got shuffled from the draft and finished 10th.
Roush Fenway Racing and Trevor Bayne today unveiled the paint scheme the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion will run this September at Darlington Raceway for the second season of the track’s The Tradition Continues throwback celebration.
Trevor Bayne has finished in the 40s in his last three spring Talladega SuperSpeedway attempts. He was 41st in 2014/2015 with crash damage and blew an engine in May 2013 to finish 43rd.
Trevor Bayne won in his second career start back in 2011 driving for the Wood Bros. One hundred races have passed since then without another top-five to his credit, until this week. He finished fifth in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Trevor Bayne will make his 100th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start on Sunday afternoon.
Trevor Bayne finished better at Auto Club Speedway last year than he did in his debut in 2011, but not by much. He was 29th in the 2015 edition of this race and 30th in his inaugural attempt.
Trevor Bayne has not yet cracked the top 25 at Phoenix International Raceway. His career-best on this track was a 28th in last spring’s CampingWorld.com 500.
Trevor Bayne (#6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion) will make his sixth career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.
Trevor Bayne (#6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion) finished 22nd on Sunday in the second event of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season at Atlanta Motor Speedway after suffering from a tight handling for much of the afternoon.