While later in the season qualifying would become an issue, Scott Riggs started off the year starting in the top 10 in six of the first 10 races.
Although there were a lot of zeros in David Reutimann’s 2007 stat line, the rookie from Zephyrhills, Fla. had plenty of reasons to be encouraged.
If you were a Tony Raines fan, you had to wait a while for success this year; his highest point came eight months after the season began at Talladega.
After an off year in 2006, Ryan Newman has now tallied an incredible 42 top spots in his short 224-race NASCAR Cup career.
Whether it be in the television booth or on the track, 2007 was a forgettable year for Kyle Petty.
Frankly, David Ragan should consider having the opportunity to become a full-time Cup driver his highest point.
2007 would’ve been considered a great success for Joe Nemechek – if only he could’ve repeated his Daytona 500 performance every weekend.
Juan Pablo Montoya got his first NASCAR victory in just his third week of the season – when the Busch Series visited Mexico City.
Well, it was another very competitive, down-to-the-wire season in the Craftsman Truck Series. For the fans and for us competitors, it was exciting because you didn’t know who the champion was going to be until the final lap at Homestead. That’s the way it should be, and the way it has been in the Craftsman …
Paul Menard’s best finish of the season was at Michigan International Speedway, where he finished a career-high 12th in the Citizens Bank 400.
Without a doubt, edging out Kyle Busch by 0.005 seconds in the Pepsi 400 was the highlight of the 2007 season for Jamie McMurray.
In 2007, Casey Mears staked his own claim to the winner’s circle, grabbing his first career Nextel Cup win in the Coca-Cola 600.