Race Weekend Central

Mirror Driving: Substitute NASCAR Drivers, Runaway Tires & are the Busches the Best Siblings Ever?

Welcome to Mirror Driving. Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news and rumors. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said! This Week’s Participants: Vito Pugliese (Wednesdays/Voice of Vito) Beth Lunkenheimer (Tuesdays/Running Your Mouth & Various/Frontstretch Truck …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2009 American Commercial Lines 200 at Atlanta

In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.122 seconds ahead of Kevin Harvick to win the American Commercial Lines 200 Saturday afternoon at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Busch overcame gear problems on a late-race pit stop to rocket to the front and score his fourth win in five starts at Atlanta. Todd Bodine, Mike …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: AMS, Matt Crafton & Rick Crawford Celebrate Milestones

After taking an early season weekend off, the Camping World Truck Series returns to action Saturday afternoon at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This weekend marks 50 years of racing at the 1.5-mile oval, and two of the Truck Series drivers will be celebrating milestones of their own. Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Menards Chevrolet …

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Mirror Driving: NASCAR’s Red-Flag Fiasco, Gordon’s Great Start & Which Small Teams Can Survive?

Welcome to Mirror Driving. Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news and rumors. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said! This Week’s Participants: Tony Lumbis (Mondays/Rookie Report) Vito Pugliese (Wednesdays/Voice of Vito) Beth Lunkenheimer (Tuesdays/Running Your Mouth …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2009 San Bernardino County 200 at Fontana

In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 9.023 seconds ahead of Todd Bodine to win the San Bernardino County 200 Saturday afternoon at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Cali. Busch took the lead for the final time with only seven laps remaining after a late race gas and go pit stop on the …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: Truck Series Rookies Look to Impress This Season

Fresh off of the exciting season opener at Daytona International Speedway, the Camping World Truck Series heads west for some fun in California, and the rookies this season have already shown they can run with the veterans. The 2009 CWTS rookie class could be the toughest group in a few years. Four drivers will be …

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Mirror Driving: Daytona Disappointment, Yellow Line Disgust, & is Kenseth a Hall of Famer?

The Daytona 500 had several controversial moments, but the biggest was the race being shortened by over 100 miles due to rain. Did NASCAR do the right thing by starting at the scheduled time, or should the green flag have been moved up so that the entire race could be run?

Tracking the Trucks: 2009 NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona

In a Nutshell: Todd Bodine took the checkered flag 0.249 seconds ahead of Kyle Busch to win the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night. Bodine overcame an early-race black flag for advancing his position below the double yellow line on his way to victory lane. Terry Cook, rookie JR Fitzpatrick …

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