Watkins Glen couldn’t come soon enough on the schedule for Chase bubble drivers such as Juan Pablo Montoya, Marcos Ambrose and AJ Allmendinger.
A Kurt Busch sweep of the road courses, much like Kyle Busch did in 2008, is a real possibility this weekend.
8. The surprise of remembering that Juablo was in NASCAR.
Joey Logano was so close to victory he could smell it, and it smelled a lot like rain on a humid summer day. Unfortunately for Logano, who had grabbed his third career pole on Saturday, the rains let up, the race ran its complete distance, and the third-year driver faded to a disappointing 26th. For Logano, who is breathing a sigh of relief now that Edwards is no longer a threat for his ride, Silly Season isn’t quite over until other potential replacements like Clint Bowyer, Brian Vickers and Mark Martin have contracts somewhere else. Good finishes still have extra importance for the No. 20 right now.
After a last-place finish in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 (July 31), Robby Gordon’s on-again, off-again NASCAR team is very decidedly off.
How will Travis Pastrana fare in his Nationwide debut?
It’s nearly a fail-proof guarantee that Juan Pablo Montoya will dominate the Brickyard 400.
The Brickyard 400 sits behind only the Daytona 500 on most driver wish lists.
This weekend brings us the 18th running of the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson finished fifth, wondering what might have been if he’d had the closing laps to race for the win instead of to recover at Loudon.
Will Kurt Busch’s No. 22 team be a threat for the championship come Chase time or will they self-destruct once again?
9. Any reference to “driving it like he stole it” might be taken as racist and not fair to ALL car thieves out there, no matter their ethnicity.