What happened in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series?
The 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series was the 68th season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 45th modern-era Cup series season. The season began at Daytona International Speedway with the Sprint Unlimited, the Can-Am Duel and the Daytona 500. The season ended with the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Who won the NASCAR race at Darlington?
Dale Earnhardt Jr. led the most laps and won the first duel race. The second duel race was won by Kyle Busch ahead of a last-lap crash that involved multiple drivers including Jimmie Johnson, Martin Truex Jr., and polesitter Kenseth.
Who won the NASCAR race at Martinsville?
Kyle Busch led the most laps and went on to win the race, his first career win at Martinsville and completing the weekend sweep as he won the Camping World Truck Series race the day before. Kyle Busch was followed by A. J. Allmendinger, Kyle Larson, Austin Dillon, and Brad Keselowski.
Who are the drivers in the Chase for the NASCAR championship?
Chris Buescher, Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon, and Jamie McMurray filled the remaining spots in “The Chase.” Kyle Busch was awarded the pole after qualifying was rained out and the field was set by points. Busch was able to get the pole due to him being the first seed in “The Chase.” At the start of the race, Busch led the first few laps.
What channel is the NASCAR race on in 2016?
2016 marked the second year of NASCAR’s broadcast deal with Fox and NBC. The first 16 events were broadcast on either Fox or FS1, and the final 20 events were shared between NBC and NBCSN. However, the Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International was aired on USA Network due to NBC’s coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Who finished third in the 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship?
Justin Allgaier finished third in the championship. Erik Jones finished fourth in the championship. The 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series was the 35th season of the Xfinity Series, a stock car racing series sanctioned by the NASCAR in the United States.
Where did the 2017 NASCAR season start and end?
The season began at Daytona International Speedway with the Sprint Unlimited, the Can-Am Duel and the Daytona 500. The season ended with the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
What number is Greg Biffle on the 2016 NASCAR schedule?
“No. 88 driver schedule”. NASCAR.com. Retrieved November 21, 2016. ^ Bonkowski, Jerry. “Greg Biffle to be paired with veteran crew chief Brian Pattie in 2016”. nascartalk.nbcsports.com. NBC Sports. Retrieved December 22, 2015.
Will the Olympic Games force NASCAR coverage off NBC?
Retrieved December 23, 2015. ^ Spencer, Lee (January 26, 2016). “Olympics will force some NASCAR coverage off NBC/NBC Sports”. Motorsport.com. Motorsport Network, LLC.
Who is the new title sponsor for NASCAR’s top series?
^ “Monster Energy replaces Sprint as title sponsor for NASCAR’s top series”. USA Today. December 1, 2016. Retrieved December 1, 2016. ^ Pockrass, Bob (August 22, 2015).
Who made it to the NASCAR championship race?
With their wins Logano, Johnson, and Edwards made it to the championship race while Kyle Busch made it in on points. Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, Kenseth, and Kurt Busch were eliminated.