Speeds were slower than in the past during Goodyear’s tire test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Tuesday, and slower still as the weather cooled, according to NBC Sports.
Jamie McMurray scored 12 top-10s in 2016, but only two of these were top-fives.
Jamie McMurray finished fifth in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway to join his second-place teammate Kyle Larson and give Chip Ganassi Racing a sweep of the top five.
Jamie McMurray has finished 18th or better in his last six attempts at Phoenix International Raceway.
Jamie McMurray started 14th and finished eighth in the Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Jamie McMurray posted the fastest single lap in Saturday morning’s practice session for the Goody's 500 at Martinsville Speedway with a speed of 96.780 mph.
Jamie McMurray has alternated three lead lap finishes with an incomplete result in his last eight races.
One week after being eliminated from the Chase, Jamie McMurray finished 10th in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
A blown engine sent Jamie McMurray to the garage to finish 40th. He ended the race 32 points behind 12th and will not advance to the second round of the Chase.
Jamie McMurray finished 21st in this spring’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, but what he really wants to duplicate is his 2015 success. Last year, he swept the top-10.
Jamie McMurray finished 19th in the Bad Boy 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. That was the first time in seven races that he failed to crack the top 15.
Jamie McMurray posted the 18th-fastest speed in final practice with a speed of 131.229 mph. That makes him one of only three Chase contenders who did not post a top-15 lap in this session.
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. .