Once Carl Edwards’s pit crew returned him to the track with the lead after the final pit stop, it was his race to lose at Michigan.
The Key Moment: Dale Earnhardt Jr. pitted under caution on lap 66, handing the lead to Kyle Busch – who would never come close to relinquishing it at Watkins Glen. In a Nutshell: Busch once again spanks the field handily, offering fans a chance for a nice late-summer nap. Dramatic Moment: Unfortunately, the only high drama …
Carl Edwards came out of the third corner on the final lap with the engine running on fumes, but made it across the start/finish line to take the win at Pocono.
Jimmie Johnson’s crew got him out first during the last competition caution at the Brickyard, and once the No. 48 car was in clean air there was no catching it.
Second-place Kyle Busch timed the final restart perfectly and ambushed leader Jimmie Johnson with two laps to go at Chicagoland.
Kyle Busch had Carl Edwards by a fender when half the field finally got around to wrecking behind them at Daytona.
The Key Moment: A Biblical downpour bought the sedate proceedings at New Hampshire to a mercifully quick ending, with Kurt Busch emerging as the winner in a high-paying game of musical chairs. In a Nutshell: A wholly unsatisfying ending to a wholly unsatisfying race. Dramatic Moment: There was a brief period of racing between Tony …
Hey guys! Doug Turnbull here. Matt warned you that he wouldn’t be in the driver’s seat for his Infineon column – I don’t know if that makes me a road-course ringer or not, but I do know that I am gonna stick to his format for wrapping up the race. This race seemed to play …
Patrick Carpentier’s last lap spin and the resultant caution sealed the win for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 bunch at Michigan.
It took Kasey Kahne a few laps after the final restart to get around the Nos. 88 and 83 cars, but once he got the lead there was no catching him at Pocono.
Kyle Busch emerged from the pits with the lead after a green flag sequence of stops and drove off into the sunset at Dover.
Tony Stewart cut down a tire with three laps to go, allowing Kasey Kahne to streak by him for the World 600 win.