The bottom four will be eliminated. It's pretty unbelievable that we had a truck that good.
"All the insane talk going on today I think is nonsense", Truex said after winning the pole. "I definitely feel that way". Catch all the action on NBCSN on Sunday - the green flag is set to wave around 2:00 p.m. ET. He's 25 points behind the current cutline.
Hamilton outgunned his Mercedes rival and teammate on the last lap to grab his first pole position at the Circuit of the Americas, where he's won three times starting from second. He was 21 overall in the first practice - 3.564 miles per hour behind speed leader Greg Biffle. "Obviously it has not affected our speed any". "They built a brand new vehicle to come here and it's awesome to be the fastest guy in town". That is one of the best features of the Chase because it showcases the top drivers going up against each other each week. The cars and the team are more than capable.
Red Bull flirted with the top spots when Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo went 1-2 in the morning practice. Second, it placed him alongside his Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Tony Stewart for second on the all-time list for Chase victories (Jimmie Johnson is first with 27 wins).
Sunoco Rookie Rico Abreu finished fourth, his second top-five of the season and his best result in the series on pavement.
"I know people like to think we're brilliant geniuses that have malicious plans to cheat the system somehow, but sometimes we're just stupid and make mistakes", Pearn said. "We better stay on offense". "That's my attitude. If I'm on defense, we're not gonna win".
Bowyer is one of the most dependable plate track drivers, and his value was further boosted by his 36th-place qualifying effort.
Kurt Busch finished two spots back in 13th after having to go to his backup auto following a spin in practice.
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A lot of times there is a tendency to try to make these cases black and white. "He's a guy we are hoping making strides". The Giants said the kicker would not travel with the team for its Sunday game against the Los Angeles Rams in London .
Every time weve tested this year, weve gone to the race track and spent the first day-and-a-half trying to regroup, he said. It gets to a point and it's hard to move forward in a hurry.
The inspection issue with Truex provided a little early drama on qualifying day, as there was some speculation the team could face a penalty. Not only does it create fewer passes, it keeps a lot of the mayhem in the rearview mirror.
He's won the last two plate races this year, including at Talladega in May, and he has that 2014 experience on his resume.
Earnhardt Jr. has missed 13 races while recovering from symptoms of a concussion suffered on June 12 at the Michigan International Speedway.
Hamilton trails Rosberg by 33 points in the season championship with four races left.
"It's been a while since the last time I went to Mexico to visit my family, my mom, my sisters and my dad", he said.
A new video shows Austin Wayne Self's team designing his truck with the Trump-Pence 2016 logo and "Make America Great Again" slogan for Saturday's Fred's 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Alabama native Grant Enfinger paced the first practice session Friday at 186.300 miles per hour, while Korbin Forrister was quickest in the final workout at 187.956.