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Chevy notes ahead of today's race at Michigan Speedway

Jun 10, 2018 Hit: 204 Written by 
Chevy notes ahead of today's race at Michigan Speedway
Photo by Matt Myftiu/AutoTechReviews.com

A total of 19 Team Chevy Camaro ZL1 drivers will start the FireKeepers 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) race at Michigan International Speedway. The 200-lap/400-mile contest around the 2-mile venue is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m., ET. Live coverage will be available on FOX, MRN Radio, Sirius NASCAR Radio Channel 90 and NASCAR.com.

 

CHEVROLET DRIVERS STARTING IN THE TOP-15:

  • Ryan Newman, No. 31 Okuma Camaro ZL1, will start 11th
  • Chase Elliott, No. 24 Mountain Dew/Little Caesars Camaro ZL1, will start 13th
  • William Byron, No. 24 Liberty University Camaro ZL1, will start 14th 


TEAM CHEVY IN MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES COMPETITION:

  • Chevrolet has won 39 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Manufacturer Championships
  • Team Chevy drivers have scored 776 wins and 695 poles in MENCS competition

CHEVROLET ON THE TRACK—MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY:

  • Chevrolet drivers have won 26 of 97 races at Michigan International Speedway. Victories by current Team Chevy drivers are: 
    • Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s for Pros Camaro ZL1, has made one trip to Victory Lane at Michigan International Speedway (’14)
    • Kasey Kahne, No. 95 Camaro ZL1, has one victory at Michigan International Speedway (’06)
    • Kyle Larson, No. 42 Credit One Bank Camaro ZL1, earned his first career victory at Michigan International Speedway in 2016 and followed that up with a season sweep at the 2-mile venue in 2017 giving him three career victories at MIS
    • Ryan Newman, No. 31 Camaro ZL1, has two trophies from Michigan International Speedway (’03 & ’04)
  • A Chevrolet driver has won five of the last eight races at Michigan International Speedway
  • A Chevrolet driver has sat on the pole at Michigan International Speedway 27 times
  • Team Chevy drivers have scored 177 top-five and 356 top-10 finishes at Michigan International Speedway
  • A Chevrolet has led 7,122 laps (37.0% of possible 19,233 laps) at Michigan International Speedway

    -- Courtesy of Chevy Racing

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