Found November 01, 2012 on Start 'N' Park Blog: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Jamie McMurray
Crew chief Kevin “Bono” Manion had a brand new chassis built for Martinsville.  Following a 24th-place qualifying effort, the team still felt that they would be very competitive in race conditions on Sunday from what they saw in the two final practice sessions Saturday afternoon.  The new chassis would show strength from the drop of the green flag as McMurray was able move toward the front of the field, advancing as high as fifth-position before the halfway mark of the 500-lap race.  After getting off pit sequence with the leaders in the middle stages of the race, the McDonald’s team would overcome a one-lap deficit and battle back to a 17th-place finish. McMurray at Texas:  McMurray has made 17 starts at Texas Motor Speedway.  In those 17 starts, the driver of the No. 1 Chevrolet has accumulated three top-five, six top-10 finishes. McMurray has completed 5,468 out of a possible 5,688 laps (96%) with a total of 70 laps led.  He has an average start and finish position of 24.9 and 17...
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