Neither Jimmie Johnson nor Chad Knaus had ever really shown any indications that their performance would be possible in the Cup Series prior to being paired up.
Although he didn’t win on Sunday, Jimmie Johnson continued his death grip on the top spot in the Power Rankings with his second-place finish at Martinsville.
I’ll admit that it’s been a tough week for ESPN.
NASCAR came home for the only night race of the playoffs Saturday, overseeing a coronation of the Lowe’s Motor Speedway “King” for the first time in four years.
Last weekend’s NASCAR races at Lowe’s Motor Speedway were marked by cold weather and somewhat dodgy conditions that can affect race coverage.
After scoring another victory at his home track, Jimmie Johnson put a major stranglehold on the top spot following Chase race number four at Fontana.
Sunday saw the fourth race of the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup at a new location, as Auto Club Speedway moved from Labor Day to Columbus Day weekend.
This year, the Pepsi 500 was moved from Labor Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend to avoid triple-digit temperatures.
During Sunday’s race, NASCAR sent a message to Brad Keselowski to drive less aggressively around the Chase drivers. Should NASCAR have made that call?
On Sunday, ESPN on ABC televised the Price Chopper 400. This race was preceded by quite possibly the best pre-race features of the entire season
Tony Stewart was running great late in the race on Sunday but was over seven seconds out of the lead and couldn’t make it to the end of the race on fuel.
NASCAR is considering a move to two-day shows in 2010 as a cost-cutting measure for teams. Will this help teams and keep the fans happy?