Atop the standings is Larson, who won two months ago at Auto Club Speedway and has put together a 6.4 average finish in nine races.Aside from Martinsville where he crashed out early, Mc Murray has also been a presence near the front of the field earning five top-10 finishes.He had three top 10s in the first five races of the year.The accident was the second caution of the day following a spin by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Brake wear was the topic of conversation ahead of Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400, and that’s seemingly what brought Jimmie Johnson’s race to an abrupt end.Johnson was running seventh late in Stage 2 of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race when he appeared to have a rear brake failure that sent him into the wall at Turn 2.The race was red-flagged as a result of Johnson and Mc Murray’s incidents with three laps remaining in Stage 2. — Jamie Mc Murray wrecked out of the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway when he lost his left-rear tire, spun and hit the outside wall in Turn 3 on Lap 107.
“I would take winning three races over making the Chase any year.Jamie Mc Murray crossed one of those racing milestones last season that are interesting when they occur, but are otherwise just a footnote in a driver’s career.The achievement for Mc Murray was Cup Series start No. When Mc Murray was asked about it several weeks later, he didn’t exactly attach a lot of significance to the feat.“Honestly, I’m in the car and I’m like ‘If we pit, we lose three laps.’ You’re never going to make those up here because of the way the tires, there’s not a tremendous amount of falloff.I don’t think we’ll be able to do the wave arounds and all that.