David Ragan finished fifth in the STP 500 and earned his first top-five in his last 68 attempts. His latest two top-fives came on the restrictor-plate, superspeedway of Talladega, which means fantasy owners have to go all the way back to 2011 at Richmond—while Ragan still raced for Jack Roush—to find his last top-five on an unrestricted track.
A fourth-place finish by Matt Kenseth in the STP 500 kept a current streak of four consecutive results of sixth or better at Martinsville alive for Matt Kenseth. He led 11 laps during the afternoon and challenged for the win near the end.
Joey Logano came up two positions shy of having a perfect weekend. He won the Saturday Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 from the pole and led the field to green in the Cup race as well. He led 108 laps, but had to overcome a spin and claw his way back into the top-five.
Brad Keselowski surged in the final laps of the STP 500 and closed on the bumper of Denny Hamlin. He tried to diamond the corner in the final turn and nipped the No. 11, but did not turn his competitor and settled for second.
Denny Hamlin held off a determined charge by Brad Keselowski in a 35-lap shootout at the STP 500. This is Hamlin’s fifth Martinsville victory and practically guarantees a position in the Chase.
Ben Kennedy finishes 19th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Timothy Peters finishes 18th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Tyler Young finishes 10th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Justin Boston finishes 10th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Korbin Forrister finishes 23rd in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
Rookie Dalton Sargeant earned his first NASCAR victory and he held off a series veteran to do it. He out-lasted David Mayhew to win the K&N Pro Series West season opener Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park, as a pair of late cautions pushed the NAPA Auto Parts 150 to 160 laps.
Peterson Motorsports announced today that My KD Company, LLC, will sponsor the hood on Swanson’s Peterson Motorsports-prepared No. 06 Dodge Charger for the entire 2015 ARCA season.
Regan Smith will replace Kyle Larson in the No. 42, according to a report from NBC’s Nate Ryan. Make certain Larson is not on any of your rosters.
After finishing last in the season opener two weeks ago at Caraway Speedway, Andy Seuss held off Eric Goodale on a green-white-checkered finish to win the Charles Kepley Memorial 150 Saturday in a return to Caraway.
Kyle Larson fainted during an autograph session at Martinsville and was taken to a local hospital, according to NBC’s Nate Ryan. He was evaluated and "felt fine," but doctors sent him to Charlotte for further tests. The team believes he should be able to start the STP 500.