Jamie McMurray finished seventh two weeks ago in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. He was sixth in the New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this July which gives him two top-10s in his last two short, flat track races.
Last year Jamie McMurray failed to advance to the round of 12 despite earning an average finish of 11.3 in the first three Chase races. He finished 16th in the Chicagoland Speedway race in 2015, but improved by five positions this season to finish 11th after starting 16th. .
Jamie McMurray battled a free condition with 12 minutes remaining in final practice for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. He was fairly happy with his speed, though.
Jamie McMurray finished seventh in the Federated Auto Parts 400 after starting the evening fourth at Richmond International Raceway.
On a day when his teammate Kyle Larson won to move the Chase bubble, Jamie McMurray had a strong points’ day. He started the Pure Michigan 400 eighth and finished in that same position.
Jamie McMurray finished eighth in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway after climbing 20 positions from his starting spot. Coupled with some trouble for Ryan Newman, he advanced to 13th in the standings, which gives him a one-spot cushion over the Chase bubble with three races remaining.
The focus for the next four weeks is how the Chase bubble drivers will fare. Jamie McMurray posted a lap of 127.809 mph and failed to advance to the second round of qualification for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Jamie McMurray has scored six top-10s this season. The good news for fantasy owners and his fans alike is that he is surging at the right time and four of these have come in his last eight attempts.
Jamie McMurray finished eighth in the Cheez-it 355 at the Glen to earn 33 points. That allowed him to put substantial distance between himself in 14th in the standings and 15th-ranked Kyle Larson.
Jamie McMurray hopes to regain the top 10 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time in five years. His last solid run on this track came in the 2011 Brickyard 400 when he finished fourth. He won the year previous.
Jamie McMurray was one of two drivers able to take advantage of the missing Dale Earnhardt Jr. to rise in the points. He finished sixth in the New Hampshire 301 to earn his third top-10 in the last five races, which put him 14th in the points’ standings with a 13-point advantage over Junior and 27 over the current elimination spot.
Jamie McMurray challenged for a top-five two-thirds of the way through the Quaker State 400 by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway, then faded as he was one of the first drivers to go into fuel conservation mode. That conservation paid off, however, as he surged to seventh at the end.
Jamie McMurray won the 2013 Camping World RV Sales 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway and then went nine races without another top-10 finish on a restrictor-plate, superspeedway until this May’s fourth in the Geico 500. Fantasy owners are interested in whether he will keep that momentum at Daytona International Speedway in the Coke Zero 400.
Jamie McMurray posted the second fastest lap in the first practice session for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, but he could not back it up on pole day. His lap of 94.712 mph was good enough for only 21st on the grid.