Playoff contenders rank in the top five in the practice session.
"We have worked really hard for 27 races and we've got a lot of fight left in us and just have to go out there and make the best of it." (Photo: Getty Images) Consistency is what Ryan Newman is looking for in his quest for a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. The Richard Childress
After an unpredictable, thrilling season, the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs got off to an almost predictable start, with Martin Truex Jr. pulling in the checkered flag at the postseason's first event. The rest of the drivers have to respond Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway