In the weeks since the Nextel Cup championship was decided in favor of Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team, I’ve heard a lot of people complain about him.
The facts on record are the event. Chad Knaus was caught breaking the rules. His team’s driver, Jimmie Johnson, won the Daytona 500.
Since the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup season has come to an end, it’s now time to write its legacy in the history books. The way this season’s chapter will be penned should pleasure some, disappoint others… and make the rest downright mad. But, however you slice it, it’s time for a look back in this …
The Ford 400 is the final event on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series visits the 1.51-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway just once a year.
Born in Paterson, N.J., in November 1902, Pappy Hough raced – and won – in most of the 50 states and three countries during his long career.
I’ve never made any bones about my feelings about the state of the Busch Series and the Nextel Cup owners who are using the series for extra testing time at the expense of the teams who truly want to race the series in its own right, or the costs to compete with these powerhouse teams …
The Checker Auto Parts 500 is the 35th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. PIR has hosted the Nextel Cup Series since 1988.
Time flies inexplicably past us. I wrote this article in July 2004, when it appeared that Terry Labonte was eyeing retirement.
The Dickies 500 is the 34th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series will visit the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway for the second time in 2006. Texas has hosted the Nextel Cup Series since 1997 – Jeff Burton was the track’s first winner.
The Boot Hill 10 was a race to remember for all who attended, as 43 specimens of the finest horsepower from all over the Fort Worth area contested for the winner’s cup and bragging rights at the Bent Spur Saloon to go along with the winner’s purse, an eye-popping $8.56 plus two.
The Bass Pro Shops 500 is the 33rd race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series visits the 1.5-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway twice in 2006 – they raced here in March. AMS has hosted Cup races since 1960, although it was changed to the present configuration in 1997.
I was looking for some notes in my hard drive abyss when I came across a historical document: my preseason picks for the 2006 NASCAR Chase for the Nextel Cup.