Kasey Kahne came out and dominated at Lowe’s, leading 134 laps to come out on top in the Bank of America 500 and close within 160 of points leader Jeff Burton.
Sometimes – and it only happens about three times a year – something happens on the track that evokes the best and worst out of all the fans that follow NASCAR week in, week out. It usually involves one or two of the most popular drivers, and it induces opinions fed by loyalty, which at …
The Bank of America 500 is the 31st race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series visits 1.5-mile Lowe’s Motor Speedway twice a year.
Q: I’m no fan of Jimmie Johnson or Dale Earnhardt Jr. – I pull for the Roush cars on race day – but I had to get a laugh out of the way Talladega ended. Hendrick shuts Brian Vickers out of his team meetings after years of making him run races with crappy stuff and …
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10. No. 24: “Junior bumped me, Junior bumped me, Junior bumped me again. Tell NASCAR to make Junior stop bumping me, If Junior bumps me again, I’m telling!”
Brian Vickers. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jimmie Johnson. Talladega. Discuss.
There are certain things that we’ve come to expect from restrictor-plate races lately, and this weekend’s Nextel Cup race at Talladega had most of the bases covered. Side-by-side racing… check. Bump-drafting… check. The Big One… check. Controversy… check. Upset fans… check. It seems like the only checkmark left empty on a wild day in Alabama …
What I’m going to write about – what I need to write about after the race at Talladega – is how NASCAR needs to prepare for a future that is less than bright.
While this is NOT real racing, Talladega is an exciting event! This year featured over 60 lead changes, 40 of them legitimate green-flag passes on the track.
The front bumper of Brian Vickers touched the back bumper of Jimmie Johnson, and the world of Hendrick Motorsports promptly imploded.