The GTLM and GTD classes had been scheduled to race Sept. 12 at Lime Rock Park. Both Connecticut and New York have quarantine restrictions because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that would have made the races at Watkins Glen and Lime Rock logistically impossible for IMSA and its teams.
During the day, Beam unveiled the No. 16 car driven by the late Butch Lindley that many in NASCAR considered to be one of the best short track drivers of all time. Beam and his group at GMS completely rebuilt the car to look as it did when Beam first started working with the driver […]
WHO HAD A BAD RACE: Kyle Busch’s winless streak continued due to a hard crash into the Turn 3 wall on Lap 16 after his right-front tire went down. It’s his third DNF of the year and his first at New Hampshire in 29 Cup starts … Erik Jones placed 24th after he was assessed […]
Kyle Busch — Reigning champion finished last after a tire went down and he hit the wall early in the race. It marked his third Cup finish of 30th or worse in the last eight races. He remains winless this season in Cup.
Kevin Harvick beat Denny Hamlin in a door-banging finish in last year’s race. They enter this weekend as the top two drivers. Hamlin has won a series-high five races this season, including last week’s race at Kansas Speedway. Harvick has four wins this season. Harvick has won the past two races at New Hampshire and […]
The points were jumbled by Saturday’s results. Tyler Reddick climbed from seventh to third in the points (behind Christopher Bell and Daniel Hemric) after placing ninth in Saturday’s race. Cole Custer went from ninth to fourth in the points after finishing seventh in the race. Justin Allgaier, who spun after contact from Cindric and placed […]
TO THE REAR: Bubba Wallace (15th) and Corey LaJoie (33rd) have lost their starting positions will start from the rear after NASCAR issued penalties for improperly mounted ballast on their cars. Austin Dillon (23rd) will also start from the rear (unapproved adjustment).
Matt DiBenedetto – finished sixth: We had some troubles and had a fast car from the start, we just had to tighten it up some. I was a little frustrated at times just because of how fast of a car we had and we were sort of stuck back in a little mess, had some […]
Wallace falls to 21st in the points entering Sunday’s race with the 10-point penalty. That drops him to 318 points and allowed Chris Buescher, who has 321 points, to move ahead of him. LaJoie remains 29th after the penalty.
Denny Hamlin finished second at this race for the second year in a row. Martin Truex Jr. overcame a penalty for an uncontrolled tire to finish third and was followed by Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick, who scored his seventh consecutive top-five finish.