Did you stand up and cheer on Saturday night (Oct. 15) when Jimmie Johnson got loose racing Ryan Newman, slamming the outside retaining wall?
CONCORD, N.C. – The rumor mill was churning in Charlotte, and at the center of the storm on Friday was the No. 22 team.
Just like that classic car, it’s worth restoring the Nationwide Series because underneath the tarnished exterior is something worth saving.
Poaching sponsors is nothing new, but there’s something that just smacks of entitlement and greed when a Cup team woos a sponsor away from an independent.
Casey Atwood is the poster child for being thrown into the limelight too early, and then tossed away when things don’t go right.
It can’t go on like this.
Something must be done.
It’s ruining our sport.
These are some of the things being said around the garage and in the grandstands about a practice that has popped up in NASCAR in the past few seasons: starting the race and parking the car early, claiming some phantom issue, and collecting the prize money for a finish that is usually somewhere between 35th and 43rd place.
As much as fuel mileage can play the hero or the spoiler for any given race, though, it should never be the deciding factor in a championship.
how far is too far, in general, for teamwork? What does it mean to take one for the team and what crosses a line?
At a time when it seems NASCAR has turned a deaf ear to the pleas of fans, on Rockingham, they listened. And now it’s up to you.
It seems like Jimmie Johnson, with his stellar record at nearly every track he’ll see in the Chase, would be the odds-on favorite. But nothing is as it seems.
Jeff Gordon led final practice for the AdvoCare 500 and qualified fifth, trying for the 85th win of a career that has defined him as the best of his generation.
The field for the inaugural Summer Showdown might not be the lineup Sprint hoped for.