Multiple cars will move to the rear for Sunday’s Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway (4:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN), including the No. 17 of pole-sitter Chris Buescher for going to a backup car.
Other cars moving to the rear include: The No. 3 of Austin Dillon, the No. 6 of Ryan Newman, the No. 8 of Tyler Reddick, the No. 10 of Aric Almirola, the No. 34 of Michael McDowell, the No. 37 of Ryan Preece, the No. 38 of John Hunter Nemechek and the No. 41 of Cole Custer — all for going to backup cars.
The No. 15 of Brennan Poole will move to the rear for an engine change, and the No. 7 will go to the rear for a transmission change and a driver change from Joey Gase to Josh Bilicki.
Preece’s No. 37, along with the No. 74 of Reed Sorenson and the No. 96 of Daniel Suarez, had two inspection failures. The Nos. 74 and 96 will also start from the rear.