Alex Bowman raced to his second career NASCAR Cup Series victory Sunday, holding off Kyle and Kurt Busch to win at Auto Club Speedway.
NASCAR gave a brief timeline Saturday of the response to Monday night’s accident that was so startling many drivers feared Ryan Newman dead.
The Daytona 500 was postponed by rain for the first time since 2012, dampening NASCAR’s season opener that started with a ballyhooed visit from President Donald Trump.
“We said what can we do to make this Brickyard weekend different? We want our fans to look at this and see if this something they want so we can grow this in the future. And it’s going to put on some great racing.”
Teams will now use a separate rules package at Bristol, Dover, Martinsville, New Hampshire, Phoenix, Richmond, the Charlotte Roval, Sonoma and Watkins Glen.