There wasn’t a soul coming into Michigan race weekend that would dare question just how stout Roush Fenway Racing’s Ford Mustangs were.
I would put David Ragan back in the lineup this weekend. He has a pair of top 10s in eight starts there and the Roush cars are always strong in the Irish Hills.
The tricky triangle in the Pocono Mountains threw the competitors some curveballs this spring, the unique three-turn track paired with the return of shifting.
Sunday’s 500-miler at picturesque Pocono (June 12) gave Carl Edwards just a little reminder of how the other half live.
Until a few years ago, shifting gears at Pocono at various points on the track was common practice. But a new gear rule negated the gear changes.
For the second week in a row the NASCAR Cup Series race came down to fuel mileage; only this time, the car in front was able to make his fuel last at Kansas.
I’m glad I’m not NASCAR. They just can’t win. Personally, I’d rather watch an unpredictable fuel-mileage race which involves various strategies.
Saturday’s Nationwide STP 300 should banish any misgivings we might hold in our hearts about one of the more tepid ways to grab a trophy in NASCAR.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is on the cusp of breaking his victory drought. This week, he had the fuel mileage, but Brad Keselowski had better track position at Kansas.
Roush Fenway Racing’s Greg Biffle was only a few laps from victory when he had to pull his No. 16 down pit road in the final laps of the 600.
The Memorial Day Weekend races all had exciting finishes, with two of them coming down to a pass on the front straight for a win.
Saturday’s race marked Kenseth’s 26th Nationwide Series victory in 248 series starts. This is his third victory and 11th top 10 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.