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Mayfield, Riggs miss cut at Shelby 427

Updated: February 27, 2009, 8:41 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

Jeremy Mayfield and Scott Riggs, two of the feel-good stories this season involving new teams in Sprint Cup, won't race Sunday in the Shelby 427.

Both teams beat the odds and made the field for the first two events -- the Daytona 500 two weeks ago and the Auto Club 500 last weekend in Fontana, Calif. -- but neither car came close to making the 43-car field in Friday's qualifying session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The entry list at LVMS had 51 cars, meaning eight drivers would go ...

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