NASCAR driver Matt Tifft was simply dealing with back pain at the start of last season in the eyes of the outside world. But a series of symptoms stemming from Tifft's brain had started to worry him a lot more than a bulging disk.
Lightning McQueen went to NASCAR's victory lane last week when Kyle Larson drove the "Cars 3" vehicle to a win. Clint Bowyer has the paint scheme and Sonoma and wants to make it 2 wins in a row for the "Cars 3" character.
Ryan Blaney won for the first time in NASCAR's Cup Series when he prevailed last weekend at Pocono, and that victory gave Ford a lot to feel good about before this weekend's always-anticipated race at Michigan.
Denny Hamlin inched ahead of William Byron on the final turn and nosed out the rookie at the finish line, winning the closest NASCAR Xfinity race at Michigan International Speedway since the advent of electronic scoring in the series.