18 year old NASCAR Next alumnus, Gaulding will take the next step in his career making a debut in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Gaulding will drive the No. 30 Feed the Children Chevy for The Motorsports Group at Martinsville Speedway on October 30, 2016, The Motorsports Group PR reports.
NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series traveled west to Kansas City for Sunday’s second race in the Chase’s Round of 12. Kenseth earned his first pole award of the season on Friday as the team clinched the top spot to roll off Sunday. Despite leading for the majority of the first half of the race, Kenseth sustained damage to the right-side of his Toyota after contact with the wall, and fell as far back as 19th before fighting to comeback and finish ninth, mattkenseth.com reports.
Allmendinger and the JTG Daugherty Racing team showed strength racing in and around the Top 5 during the Hollywood Casino 400 before finishing eighth with the No. 47 Dillons/Butterfinger/Coffee-Mate Chevrolet SS at Kansas Speedway Sunday afternoon, jtgdaughertyracing.com reports.
Kahne began Sunday’s race at Kansas Speedway in 20th, and after two cautions in rapid succession, he moved up to 16th on lap 52. After losing a lap due to a tire rub, the veteran driver would rally late to get back onto the lead lap and finish 10th in the Hollywood Casino 400, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.
Bowman led his Hendrick Motorsports teammates to the green flag Sunday at Kansas Speedway in fifth, and he held on to his Top-10 position until two caution flags flew in rapid succession. He would stay on the track during a late caution and would be rewarded with a seventh-place finish in the Hollywood Casino 400, hendrickmotorsports.com reports.