Without looking it up, I’m going to assume this is the first Paul Menard question in the history of Fanning the Flames! What’s different?
Martinsville gave us one of the wilder finishes in recent memory. With many drivers that had a shot, should Jeff Gordon be cursing over the “one that got away?”
With a shocking ninth-place finish at Martinsville, did Jimmie Johnson do enough for our experts to vote him number one on our list?
I don’t see NASCAR putting an end to the S&Pers. NASCAR needs them too much – or at least it thinks it does.
After Jimmie Johnson scored his first ever win at Bristol Motor Speedway, you can guess where he ended up in our Power Rankings this week.
Should be plenty to talk about by this time next week with Bristol reactions.
Q: I’ve heard every media member’s reactions to the Carl vs. Brad battle royale but I haven’t heard what Brad [Keselowski] has said since NASCAR’s announcement.
The No. 2 car of Kurt Busch managed to win a race, but it was two other stories that stole the show this weekend at Atlanta.
Q: You guys complain about Danica [Patrick]’s coverage in the Mirror Driving column. But you’re increasing her coverage when you talk about again and again?
A weekend in Las Vegas turned out lucky for Jimmie Johnson, who took a four-tire gamble on the last pit stop and rode it to victory number two.
Q: First, I am a Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan, but enough is enough. I think it’s time to go and be a car owner and hire Kasey Kahne to drive the No. 88 while he’s available. “It’s loose, it’s loose,” that’s all we hear. I, for one, am tired of the whining. Thanks, just had to vent.
Taking the plates off at Auto Club Speedway meant the first “unrestricted” race of the regular season Sunday; and for once, the 2-mile oval didn’t disappoint.