As always this time of year, NASCAR’s Chase is gobbling up most of the press, submersing some controversial subplots for 2007 into the background while predictions for the championship and the constant twists and turns of each week distract us from the big picture of the sport. I’m just as guilty as anyone else in …
Two years. One “levigation” project. One nightmare. That just about sums up the type of racing we’ve seen at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Once known as one of the sport’s best tracks, recent results have been nothing short of disastrous. Now six Cup races into a new racing surface, no fuel cells, tire combinations or public …
The front bumper of Brian Vickers touched the back bumper of Jimmie Johnson, and the world of Hendrick Motorsports promptly imploded.
Jeff Burton’s victory left one Chaser with a goose egg in the win column beside his name entering Kansas. Is it a surprise to anyone that man was Mark Martin?
As Jeff Burton pulled into victory lane on Sunday, it was hard to ignore the irony surrounding the end of his 175-race winless streak.
You may finish Sunday in victory lane, but the next weekend you can go from hero to zero once the green drops. Ask Jimmie Johnson about that; he can relate.
Indeed, one driver was left out of this year’s running for the championship. It’s just so happened to be the driver no one would have expected.