Ryan Blaney posted the single fastest lap in Saturday morning’s practice session for the AAA Texas 500 with a speed of 188.515 mph.
Ryan Blaney has finished between 10th and 12th in three of his six short, flat track races his year.
Ryan Blaney was the highest finishing Rookie of the Year contender at Kansas Speedway with a 14th in the Hollywood Casino 400.
Ryan Blaney has scored four top-10s in his past nine races on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks.
The XFINITY Series Dover race postponement (to Sunday at 10:00 am) -- due to weather -- left teams scrambling to assemble its lineups Saturday afternoon with playoff chances on the line.
Ryan Blaney finished eighth after starting 18th in this May’s AAA 400, which gives him a perfect record of top-10s.
Ryan Blaney finished 12th in the Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, which was his fourth top-15 finish in the past five races.
A late-race gamble when he stayed out on old tires did not give Ryan Blaney the victory, but it did produce a top-five. He restarted the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway with the lead, but was overwhelmed by fresh tires and finished fourth.
Fantasy owners need to exercise a little caution regarding Ryan Blaney this week at Chicagoland Speedway. In his last eight starts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks, he has earned three top-10s and one top-20, but the remainder of his efforts ended 25th or worse.
Ryan Blaney posted top-10 speeds in all practices and qualification for the Pure Michigan 400. He backed up his seventh-place start with a fourth-place finish at Michigan International Speedway.
Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott both had top-seven times in the first practice session at Michigan International Speedway. Elliott qualified fifth; Blaney will start seventh. And notably, they had the second (Blaney) and third (Elliott) fastest laps in Saturday morning’s session. Blaney posted a lap of 201.427 mph; Elliott went 201.196 mph.
Chase Elliott posted a lap of 201.303 mph to qualify fifth. Ryan Blaney had a lap of 201.202 mph and will start the Pure Michigan 400 seventh.
Ryan Blaney posted a lap of 200.775 mph to become the fastest rookie in first practice for the Pure Michigan 400; that put him fourth on the speed chart. Chase Elliott was seventh fastest overall at Michigan International Speedway and second among the freshmen with a speed of 200.585 mph.
Ryan Blaney had the second-quickest, 10-lap average in the first practice session for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. His top speed of 126.485 mph was set during his 26th to 35th laps on the track.