Larson has not been consistently strong on road courses, but after winning Michigan International Speedway last week and two sprint vehicle races on Monday and Tuesday, plus another World of Outlaws Sprint auto race last week, it's impossible to discount the importance of momentum. Larson's teammate Jamie McMurray trailed the pole victor, at a time of 75.249 seconds. "The whole lap was pretty bad", Larson said, proceeding to list the turns where he thought he made mistakes. "I felt like I gave up enough there that I wouldn't have a shot at the pole".
Now signed as a road course driver for Rick Ware Racing (RWR), O'Connell will also run the Saturday race in the K & N Pro Series West race in the #77 Performance P-1 Motorsports Chevrolet. "I was surprised... This is cool to get a pole on a road course, my home state...lot of friends and family here". "I was really happy that we were able to run quicker than we did on stickers".
"I haven't thought about the way stage racing will affect the race".
Martin Truex Jr. said speeds were falling off by more than one second after just five to six laps on the track with a new set of tires in his Friday news conference. Truex's total is such he's already well positioned to advance to the four-driver championship finale November 19 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
"I just got some wheel hop and then got loose and hit the fence", Jones said of the accident. "And I had a glass of my wine before I made my lap". It was a big deal there to beat Jamie there in qualifying.
"The cars have really improved in the last few years on road courses from when I first came to the team", Patrick said.
Germany vs. Chile in Confederations Cup
The victor on Thursday in Kazan will be guaranteed a place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up event. The four-time world champions could book their place in the semi-final ahead of schedule with another win.
Oilers trade Jordan Eberle to Islanders for Ryan Strome
They will be reunited with the Islanders , and potentially on the same line, in order to give Tavares a scoring winger. They've done that by acquiring Eberle, and it could be just the thing that helps push the Islanders forward.
It was Patrick's best qualifying effort since she was fourth at Charlotte in 2014, and the third best qualifying effort of her Cup career.
Danica Patrick (94.773 mph) was sixth fastest, Ryan Blaney (94.716 mph) was seventh fastest, Chase Elliott in his backup vehicle (94.536 mph) was eighth fastest, Chris Buescher (94.382 mph) was ninth fastest, and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
"I think he's the guy to step into the role", racing fan Matt Ricci said. The practice was marked by significant crashes for Chase Elliott and Erik Jones, who will compete in their back-up cars the rest of the weekend.
With tire wear already an issue, and the stages being raced for the first time at Sonoma Raceway, it'll be interesting to see when crew chiefs will call for pit stops.
"Let's be honest, I just love the area", Patrick said.
In what is likely his final Cup race at Sonoma, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran the third-fastest lap in Happy Hour and the fifth-fastest lap in the first practice. Kenseth was to start from the rear of the field due to an engine change, regardless of his qualifying position.
The Economic Crime Section of the Provincial Prosecutor's Office of Madrid has filed a complaint with the Court of Instruction. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of committing tax fraud during his time in charge of Real Madrid .
Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown , Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017. It wasn't immediately known how many jurors wanted to convict and how many wanted to acquit.
Warmbier died days after his return to the United States, and his funeral was held Thursday in his hometown of Wyoming, Ohio. He was detained for 17 months after being arrested in January 2016 on charges of stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel .
Also, researchers want to know whether adding olive oil at a later time point in the diet can stop or reverse the disease. Studies of brain tissue from both groups revealed dramatic differences in nerve cell appearance and function.
Keith Williams met Markelle Fultz when he was seven years old, as described in Kent Babb's piece for the Washington Post . Celtics President Danny Ainge said after making the trade he thought he could get the player he wanted two spots lower.
Sacramento swapped out pick 10 for picks 15 and 20 and were able to get relative talent at 15 to what the Blazers got at 10. The Kings are once again looking to rebuild after missing the playoffs for an 11th straight season.
Nine security officials were among the wounded, said Fareed Sumalan, a doctor at the hospital. "I was sitting on a chair". The second blast took place as rescuers and bystanders rushed to aid those who had been hurt in the first explosion.
Owens pushed back against national debate over whether Ossoff ran a too progressive campaign or a too moderate campaign. The Georgia race featured a nail-biting finish, with the possibility of flipping a traditionally-Republican district.
The casket of Otto Warmbier is carried from Wyoming High School after his funeral, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Wyoming, Ohio. But it emerged he was in a coma after North Korean officials claimed he had caught botulism, and died on Monday .
Firefighters from the Wright Patterson Air Force Base and the airport's fire and rescue team responded to the crash. Penelope Reed of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office in Dayton says a report was received around 12:30 p.m.
US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept
Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said the American plane "did nothing to provoke this behavior", Reuters added. The Baltic Sea has become an area of rising tensions between Moscow and the Western military alliance.
Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles
One video showed Rouhani's security guards rushing him into his vehicle while others prevented protesters from approaching. Other videos showed First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri and outspoken MP Ali Motahari being heckled by angry protesters.
Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia
And Peralta hit the victor in the 72nd minute when Aquino pulled the ball back for the 33-year-old to find the net. The best opportunity fell to defender Georgi Dzhikiyi in injury time, but he couldn't keep his header down.
London police ponder manslaughter in tower fire
After the tragic incident Redbridge Council reviewed the fire safety arrangements in all of the 18 high rises within the borough. Documents and materials have been seized from a number of organisations as part of this process, the police said.
New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May
The unemployment rate fell to a 16-year low of 4.3% in May and mortgage rates are still favorable by historical standards. Sales declined by almost 24 percent in the Midwest over the pace a year ago, and were unchanged in the Northeast.
Trump says China has failed over North Korea
Bae was the longest-held US citizen in North Korea since the Korean War - first detained in 2012 and released two years later. US President Donald Trump blamed the "brutality of the North Korean regime " for Warmbier's death .
Pak attackers cross LoC, kill 2 Indian soldiers, lose one
The BAT team usually comprises personnel from the Pakistani Army and some militants trained for cross border operations. It is known for intruders to carry out attacks on patrolling soldiers along the LoC and mutilate their bodies.
Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation
The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent was not getting the same scrutiny. Trump's tweet seems to suggest he acknowledges that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice.