Maybe Talladega was the “lay up” race of the third round? Joe Gibbs Racing’s four cars represent half of the eight drivers advancing to the third round of the Chase. Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth entered Sunday’s race with hefty points advantages over ninth place.
AMG Mercedes F1 team driver Lewis Hamilton took the pole in the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The 31-year-old Brit turned a lap nearly a quarter second faster than his teammate, Nico Rosberg. That’s practically
Joey Logano, one of the 12 remaining Chase drivers, was penalized at Talladega Superspeedway for leaving the pits with a jack underneath his car during green-flag stops on Lap 40. Logano remained on the lead lap, running in the top 15 after 80 laps.