Chicago was a much more forgettable experience for Robby Gordon, whose grassroots organization suffered a setback following a vicious crash.
Last week at New Hampshire, all three cars from the Front Row Motorsports stable left the track on the brink of Top-35 oblivion. Two days after Travis Kvapil’s No. 38 was sent home early with the team’s first DNQ of 2010, teammates Kevin Conway and David Gilliland could only muster 30-something finishes, dropping the Nos. …
Robby Gordon shoved Kevin Conway in Front Row Motorsports’ No. 34 back to 35th – even after the rookie earned his first lead-lap finish in Cup.
Robby Gordon played defense at Michigan and successfully guaranteed himself a starting spot at Sonoma, a strategy that worked to perfection.
On Wednesday (June 9), Travis Kvapil’s No. 38, ranked 32nd after Pocono, was assessed a massive 150-point penalty for illegal bleeder valve caps.
Read on to find out how each of the bubble drivers did as battle was waged over 204 laps at Pocono Raceway Sunday.
Like Bobby Labonte, Robby Gordon came to Charlotte without sponsorship, but he averted a decision to park when Polaris put its logos on his Toyota.
Unfortunately for Marcos Ambrose, the aggressive setup with which he attacked the Monster Mile ended up hurting rather than helping his performance.
As Robby Gordon slipped past Travis Kvapil for 33rd, the Front Row trio now straddled the bubble going into Saturday’s unpredictable Southern 500 at Darlington.
Would Kevin Conway’s No. 38 “stay out of trouble” strategy be enough to keep his nose clean at “The Action Track” in Richmond?
Back with his TaxSlayer.com sponsorship, Bobby Labonte was an early threat for a top-10 finish at the same track he scored TRG’s lone top-10 run last fall.
This time, the spectacular engine failure that set David Reutimann’s car ablaze on lap 310 put the No. 00 in bubble jeopardy.