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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Talladega-1 Race Recap

Thinkin’ Out Loud: Talladega-1 Race Recap

*Key Moment* - NASCAR used all of the tools at their disposal to restart the race and run it to the advertised distance of 499 miles, plus a few more, rather than calling it when the red flag flew for rain on lap 124. That threw out a ho-hum finish, turned it wild and gave the Davids a chance to beat up on Goliath. *In a Nutshell* - Talladega once again proved that restrictor plates are the great equalizer as Front Row Motorsports pulled off the improbable. With car owner Bob Jenkins entering the race with just two top-5 finishes, in 403 career starts David Ragan and David Gilliland ended the day 1-2, as if they were born contenders while several Sprint Cup superstars spent the night scratching their heads. Read More »

Thinkin’ Out Loud: Richmond-1 Race Recap

Thinkin’ Out Loud: Richmond-1 Race Recap

*Key Moment* - Brian Vickers spun in turn three on lap 396 to bring out the final caution flag of the night. It brought most of the field to the pits, scrambling the running order and cost Juan Pablo Montoya his first win on an oval. *In a Nutshell* - They only pay money to the leader on the last lap. One of the three laps that Kevin Harvick led was the last one. *Dramatic Moment* - After the checkered flag flew not one, not two, but three former Cup champions were running into each other on the track. Read More »