Sunday’s race was won with a bump and run from series champion Jimmie Johnson to Kurt Busch in a classic short track battle. But on Friday, Mark Martin and Jeff Burton both commented that lack of respect on the racetrack is becoming a huge problem in NASCAR, changing how the game is played in a bad way. Are they correct, or were the comments just leftover frustration from a wreck-filled race at Sonoma?
Don’t worry, Marcos. It happens to the best in the business, too. Need proof? Check this out.
A typical road-course weekend saw a few names you don’t normally see up front, and some you expected to see up front relegated to poor finishes through no fault of their own. When the smoke cleared from a day filled with bumper cars and bumpy strategies, Jimmie Johnson surprisingly took home the checkered flag for …
Q: What’s up with Bruton Smith’s glasses??? — Ben W., Wilmington, N.C.
The Irish Hills of Michigan were not the scene of a fuel-mileage strategy play this weekend; instead, drama fizzled in the face of domination by Denny Hamlin.
The boys gave us plenty to discuss this week at Pocono, so let’s get to it.
It’s the Tricky Triangle for a reason, and a serious last-lap melee involving eight cars was the latest Pocono pitfall that knocked out top contenders late.
Is Casey Mears’s image with corporate America enough to keep him in the Red Bull car with results like he has earned so far?
Sunday at Charlotte was FOX’s final race broadcast in 2010. What grade does the network get for its coverage and what do they need to change in 2011?
Two weeks in Charlotte were very good to Kurt Busch, pulling off the springtime sweep with wins in both the All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600.
Q: What happened to the standardized start times? NASCAR.COM lists the start of [last] week’s race at 9:30 p.m.!
It’s NASCAR All-Star Week, meaning it’s late May with temps in the low 80s – and the fish are biting. All’s right in the world.