— Chase Elliott (-2) didn’t have the weekend the No. 9 team was hoping for at Pocono following a post-race disqualification for loose lug nuts at Nashville the week prior. Elliott finished 12th and 27th on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. He earned a top 10 during the second stage of Sunday’s race, but pit in the final stage with a flat tire.
— Alex Bowman (+1) won Saturday’s race at Pocono, climbing to the first-place spot with fewer than 15 laps left. He was nearly beat by Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kyle Larson, but Larson crashed with a flat tire on the final lap, giving Bowman his third win of the year. He finished seventh on Sunday.