Michael Annett enters the race at Kentucky Speedway on a run of six top-10 finishes in his last seven starts, with a pair of third-place efforts his best among them.

Kentucky has been good to the Iowa native, as his average finish on the 1.5-mile oval is fourth-best among tracks currently on the schedule.

Annett’s best finish at Kentucky is fourth, in 2012, and half of his 10 starts there have ended in the top 10.

In five starts on 1.5-mile tracks this season, Annett has an average finish of 6.4 and finished third in the most recent event at Chicagoland Speedway.


JRM Souvenir Autograph Session: JRM teammates Michael Annett, Justin Allgaier and Noah Gragson will be signing autographs at the JR Motorsports / Hendrick Motorsports souvenir trailer at Kentucky Speedway on Friday, July 12 from 3 – 3:30 p.m. EST.

Michael Annett Quote: "Our No. 1 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet has been at its best on the 1.5-mile tracks this year, with lots of speed and drivability. I said a couple of weeks ago that racing well on these types of tracks will pay off in the Playoffs, and it’s even more the case now. Travis (Mack, crew chief) and the rest of the team have done a fantastic job of giving me fast Chevrolet Camaros, and we’ve been in contention to win a lot of races so far this year. I think you’ll see us in that same position at Kentucky.”

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