Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch touched as they raced for the lead, but Kurt Busch was able to squeeze past his brother for a Kentucky Speedway win.
Cole Custer grabbed an Xfinity Series-high fifth victory of the season Friday night with a win over Christopher Bell at Kentucky Speedway.
Tyler Ankrum took the lead when Brett Moffitt ran out of fuel with less than two laps to go and cruised to his first NASCAR Truck Series victory Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway.
Before the final lap of Sunday’s rain-shortened race, 20-year-old Justin Haley had never led a lap in the Cup series.
Justin Haley took the lead under caution on Sunday and won the rain-shortened Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway when the race never went green as bad weather swept in. It was his first win at NASCAR’s top level.
Persistent rain caused NASCAR to postpone Saturday night’s Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway until Sunday afternoon. Joey Logano will start the race from the pole.
NASCAR’s new rules package has led to an uptick in green-flag passes for the lead, and four races this season have produced record-setting green-flag passes for the lead, leading NASCAR’s president to call the product this year “exceptional.”
Joey Logano was awarded the pole based on owner points after qualifying for Saturday night’s Cup Series race at Daytona was canceled due to lightning in the area.
Brad Keselowski says being blocked by other drivers has caused him to wreck in four of the past five races at Daytona, so when William Byron blocked him in practice Thursday, Keselowski hit Byron to send the message that he’s not lifting off the gas.
NASCAR has raced at Daytona in conjunction with the Fourth of July since 1959, but that tradition comes to an end Saturday, as Daytona’s second Cup race of the season will move to late August in 2020.