There’s no reason for a red-hot Carl Edwards not to sit back and see “how it plays out” when it comes to contract terms.
The Auto Club 400 in Fontana was the Auto Club 500. It just ended earlier.
The win at Fontana will go down in the record books as belonging to Kyle Busch, but Jason Ratcliffe deserved the trophy more than any other on this Saturday.
No Roush Nationwide Series regular has ever won a race at Fontana, or even scored a top-five finish, since the track hosted its first race in 1997.
Frontstretch caught up with Dave Blaney at Bristol to discuss his fundraising initiatives, short-track racing and the season so far for the longtime veteran.
Bryan Davis Keith: *You’ve dealt with a tire situation throughout the weekend. Were they as bad as they were made out to be?*
Dave Blaney: They feel fine on the car, they just wear out too quick. So they’re going to take… preventive measures. There’s no issue with them, I don’t think. I really don’t know how they missed it. Goodyear usually does a good job coming with the right stuff where you don’t have to do this [changing tires over the course of a race weekend]. We’re going to throw a new set on for this final practice and hope that it doesn’t change anything too much. Slight bump in the road, that’s all.
Estimates that 120,000 fans were in the stands at Bristol Motor Speedway this past Sunday (March 20) were gross exaggerations.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – After this Sunday, there is no mistake to be made. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is back to contention in the Cup Series this season.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kyle Busch earned his second straight Bristol sweep and has stood in victory lane in the last five NASCAR national series races at the track.
BRISTOL, Tenn. – New race at Bristol… same ol’ Kyle Busch.
For Saturday’s Nationwide Series race, Jennifer Jo Cobb was introduced as the driver of the No. 79 car at Bristol, but never took the green flag.
BRISTOL., Tenn. – Brian Keselowski was released from the hospital late yesterday afternoon after a successful procedure to remove his gall bladder.
Thus far, a move to Tri-Star Motorsports has proven to be just what the doctor ordered for Eric McClure, who was looking for a new place to develop as a driver.