What began as quiet rumors about discontent in the Home Depot camp regarding Joey Logano has become one of the lead stories of Silly Season.
Though 26th place is not what the No. 51 team had in mind for the return to Daytona, their longtime expertise at plate racing shone through again.
Go figure, a Joe Gibbs Racing entry swooped in and stole the Subway Jalapeno 250, with Joey Logano leading one lap en route to winning at Daytona.
Today’s Frontstretch mailbag question comes from ESPN’s own David Newton.
Joey Logano showed perhaps the fiercest edge NASCAR has seen him employ on the track this Sunday, taking offense to rough racing early by Robby Gordon.
Short of pit stops cycling through, the lead was not a position Kurt Busch relinquished for long Sunday at Sonoma.
Reed Sorenson returned to victory lane for the first time since 2007, handed the trophy after it was determined that Ron Fellows passed Sorenson under yellow.
NASCAR and its broadcast partners may want to sell this story for all it’s worth, but the argument that “ratings are solid, all is well” is a red herring.
Red Bull Racing’s Sprint Cup team, a two-car operation that has been around since Toyota’s entry into Cup racing in 2007, is not returning to NASCAR for 2012.
Landon Cassill came out of nowhere to score a 12th-place finish, his first career top-15 result at the Cup level and by far a career-best finish.
There wasn’t a soul coming into Michigan race weekend that would dare question just how stout Roush Fenway Racing’s Ford Mustangs were.
Talk has sparked about moving the Nationwide Series race currently run the evening before the Brickyard 400 on the IRP short track to the big track itself.