The final practice before the Daytona 500 qualifying races was free of chaos.
Of course, only five cars turned laps during the 1-hour, 25-minute practice session Thursday.
Rookie Kyle Larson will start from the pole position Saturday night in the NASCAR race at Richmond International Raceway after a thunderstorm arrived just in time to wash out qualifying.
NASCAR is overhauling its qualifying process and will go to a knockout format similar to Formula One and IndyCar.
NASCAR officials are considering a rule change that would prevent the top 35 drivers in points from having guaranteed starting spots beginning next season.
NASCAR has penalized two championship contending teams for problems found during qualifying at Daytona.
Brad Keselowski topped title contenders Clint Bowyer and Tony Stewart in Friday’s qualifying at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to take the pole position for the Sylvania 300 — the first event in the 10- race […]