After more than three years, Juan Pablo Montoya racked up his second career Cup win, this one coming on the winding road course in the wine country of New York.
Although his best finish of the season came at The Glen, where he started and finished fourth, AJ Allmendinger’s best race took place at Dover in September.
With 36 points races and 41 weeks on the calendar, the extensive NASCAR Cup season finally came to its long-awaited conclusion in Homestead, Fla.
With the bubble points battle all but locked up, it was time for NASCAR teams to let it all hang out and end their 2010 campaigns on a high note.
Denny Hamlin dominated the Phoenix event, but a long green-flag run at the end combined with poor fuel mileage conspired to relegate him to a 12th-place finish.
The first car to fall out of Phoenix was TRG Motorsports’ No. 71, derailing Brendan Gaughan’s first Cup race since the 2005 Pocono 500.
Texas Motor Speedway became Denny Hamlin’s personal playground on Sunday (Nov. 7), when he unseated Jimmie Johnson from the top spot in the standings.
Would the bubble drivers have a chance to take the first step at Texas? Read on to find out in this week’s edition of the Bubble Breakdown!
It may have been the curse of the ancient Indian burial ground popping up once again on Sunday, as Talladega saw some crazy twists and turns.
Back at Talladega, Robby Gordon came through with a very respectable 18th-place finish, the team’s best run since he finished 12th at Daytona in July.
Was Jimmie Johnson’s “rough” Sunday, his 17th straight top 10 at Martinsville enough to drop him from the top spot in our Power Rankings?
For the first time since Watkins Glen, Robby Gordon’s No. 7 is off the bubble but by no means out of danger.