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.
After winning the Daytona 500 last weekend, Trevor Bayne raced in the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series races at Phoenix and didn’t finish either one of them.
Like I said last week, Jimmie Johnson is good just about everywhere else, and Phoenix may be his best track.
The victory was Stewart’s 10th career Nationwide Series victory, sixth Nationwide win at Daytona and fourth in a row.
Saturday night’s Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway marked the unofficial start to the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway.