With 16 laps left Jimmie Johnson, with four fresh tires, passed race leader Jeff Gordon, who had just two, to take the lead and the win at Las Vegas.
The positive bubble surrounding Jamie McMurray burst in a big way before the halfway point in Sunday’s Shelby American at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Sunday’s Shelby American had two cautions thrown due to issues with the caution lights.
You’ll want this hometown hero Kyle Busch on your roster Sunday – no questions asked.
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.
The start of NASCAR Countdown prior to the Stater Brothers 300 was delayed by approximately seven minutes due to a college basketball game.
The hole in Daytona couldn’t be helped. It happens. I can personally testify that severe weather causes unexpected problems.
Jamie McMurray’s tears have to be put in context to understand. Yeah, winning the Daytona 500 is still a real big deal.
A pothole in a NASCAR race! Isn’t that too bad-jokishly inane to ever actually happen?
Roush Fenway Racing has also won five straight spring races at Fontana – with Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth combining to win the last four.
Did You Notice? Jamie McMurray is the most PR-friendly NASCAR driver to win the Daytona 500 since Michael Waltrip several years ago?
Nearly three hours of delays hampered the Daytona 500 as crews worked to repair a hole in the track. So, who’s to blame?