Take one look at Saturday’s Nationwide Series finishing order from Nashville and a race fan would never know that the Cup Series had an off weekend.
With an off weekend approaching for the NASXAR Sprint Cup Series, it gives us a chance to reflect on the young season.
The score sheets may say this Sunday at Talladega equaled what was seen in 2003 at Darlington. But those finishes are equal on the score sheets only.
Ford is back to the front and Toyota is back to the rear.
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Johnny Sauter was able to steal victory from both Harvick and Kyle Busch on Saturday at Martinsville, becoming the first Truck Series regular to win in 2011.
Jamie McMurray has been a solid performer at Martinsville with one top five and 10 top 10s throughout his career entering Sunday (April 3).
Roush Fenway Racing had one driver rebound from the earlier practice, with David Ragan bumping Jeff Gordon from the top spot.
Yet in this world, looks can be deceiving, as the seemingly upward momentum in NASCAR has tailed off as of late.
If Bristol held a racing weekly series, Kyle Busch would probably be the five-time champion rather than Jimmie Johnson.
With the failure to qualify by the No. 32 FAS Lane Racing team, the NASCAR Cup Series owner points got shuffled a bit Sunday at Bristol.
Before the race in Phoenix, Jeff Gordon went 66 races without a win. I’m betting he won’t go another 66 races before reaching victory lane.