Penalties, penalties everywhere at Daytona. NASCAR handed down a total of five of them on Tuesday and Wednesday, the most severe coming late Wednesday afternoon when the sanctioning body announced a penalty against the team of driver Michael Waltrip following a strange substance in the intake manifold in both pre- and post-qualifying inspection. NASCAR confiscated …
Jimmie Johnson won last year’s Daytona 500 and his 32nd-place result in last year’s Firecracker 400 ended a streak of five top-six finishes at Daytona.
Daytona has become more of a handling track than that other restrictor-plate track on the schedule, Talladega.
This week at Daytona kicks off a brand new season for the Nextel Cup Series. For all the drivers and teams, points reset at zero and the slate is wiped clean, as 51 teams battle for the championship trophy that will be handed out in nine months. But just because everyone’s points are the same …
It was announced this week that Erin Crocker is scaling back her schedule to 12 ARCA and four Busch Series races this year. Is this the beginning of the end?
Which NASCAR driver was the biggest surprise in 2006, and why?
“Wrist”gate appears to have taken center stage as the hot story of the moment ever since word broke of Jimmie Johnson’s fractured left wrist.
With five races to go, Jimmie Johnson was eighth in points, 146 points behind the leader; but then a win at Martinsville was followed by four second-place finishes.
I decided to compare Jimmie Johnson’s 2006 NASCAR championship campaign with some of the greatest championship seasons of all-time to see where it stacks up.
In the weeks since the Nextel Cup championship was decided in favor of Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team, I’ve heard a lot of people complain about him.
The facts on record are the event. Chad Knaus was caught breaking the rules. His team’s driver, Jimmie Johnson, won the Daytona 500.
Evaluate Juan Pablo Montoya’s Cup debut.