What Tony Stewart delivered was a legitimate title run, leading the standings from late May until the start of the Chase in September.
Following a ghastly opening month to the season, Ryan Newman and the No. 39 SHR team went on a tear from late March through early June.
Despite a shaky fall, the Brian Vickers train is still on track and steaming along nicely.
Unfortunately, the only high points of 2009 were Carl Edwards’s never-ending optimism and the amount of air between his car and the track at Talladega.
Welcome, one and all, to the final bubble column of 2009, the Bubble Review.
Since the 2009 NASCAR season was really just a bad re-run of 2008, I simply modified last season’s “end of the year Top 10.”
Many fans left NASCAR in 2009, citing disappointment with the racing. But what, exactly, should NASCAR do to win them back?
The conclusion to the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season was… expected.
Earning his fourth straight NASCAR title, Jimmie Johnson separated himself from some of the greatest in the 61-year history of the sport.
Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer have put together better runs, culminating with all three finishing in the top 11 at Homestead on Sunday.
To see how John Andretti finally put away Scott Speed and his Red Bull Racing No. 82 Toyota, read on in your final Bubble Breakdown for 2009.
Since I voiced the opinion a couple of weeks back that NASCAR should consider going back to stock-bodied cars, I think it behooves me to comment on the introduction of the new Nationwide Series car. They’ve definitely taken a step in the right direction. The cars they tested look much more like those you see …