Long, long green-flag runs tonight. Very hard for drivers to improve their cars and make progress against the leaders. It’s more about cars falling off and dropping back after making a charge.

The Joe Gibbs Racing cars are very strong. Kyle Busch continues to lead.

The way these cars have to pick their way around this tricky egg-shaped oval designed around a minnow pond, sometimes for a second they look like Hudsons, Kaisers and ’51 Fords. I’ve been to Tiger Stadium and Fenway Park, and this feels every bit as historic.


To post a comment, log into your chosen social network and then add your comment below. Your comments are subject to our Terms of Service and the privacy policy and terms of service of your social network. If you do not want to comment with a social network, please consider writing a letter to the editor.