Danica Patrick apparently blew the engine on the No. 10 in the opening minutes of practice for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway. She oiled down the track and collected teammate Tony Stewart and Jamie McMurray. According to Patrick outside of the media center, McMurray has a slight injury to his elbow.
In his last 12 starts on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track, Jamie McMurray has finished 20th or better in 11 races. His outlier was a 21st at Atlanta Motor Speedway this spring and his average finish in that span of race was slightly worse than 14th.
Jamie McMurray won the fall 2013 race at Talladega SuperSpeedway and then finished outside the top 10 in his next four races. Three of these disappointments were outside the top 25, but he rebounded in the Geico 500 to finish fourth.
Jamie McMurray posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Geico 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway. His top speed was 199.737 mph.
Credit One Bank will make its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) Teams as the primary partner on the No. 1 Chevrolet driven by Jamie McMurray for the first time this weekend at Richmond International Raceway.
Jamie McMurray sits 13th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup points’ standings, but he has done so with consistency instead of raw power. His Duck Commander 500 13th-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway was only his second top-15 of 2016.
Jamie McMurray earned the worst finish of his season last week at Martinsville Speedway. He crossed under the checkers one lap off the pace in 23rd.
Jamie McMurray surged into 10th on the final lap of the Auto Club 400 and finished there. That was one of only about 10 laps he spent inside the top 10.
Jamie McMurray finished worse than he started nine times in his last 11 Auto Club Speedway attempts, including a pair of 17th-place results in 2010 after sweeping the pole in both races that year. The 2010 season was the last time this track hosted two events in a year.
Jamie McMurray will make his 14th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.
Jamie McMurray (#1 McDonald's Chevrolet SS) finished 21st in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds Of Honor Quiktrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Denny Hamlin may have posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Folds of Honor Quicktrip 500, but McMurray had the quickest 10-lap average with a speed of 181.480 mph during his first 10 laps on the track.
Jamie McMurray scraped the wall about 30 minutes into final practice. He looked down to check his digital dashboard and drifted a little high just before the finish line.
Credit One Bank has entered into a multi-year partnership with NASCAR to include official agreements with both the sanctioning body and Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR).