Despite a few late-race yellows, the majority of Saturday’s Kroger 200 was the cleanest seen on the bullring in Clermont, Ind. in some time.
With positions 31-34 in the owner points all but stagnant, the three-way battle for the last locked-in spot in the Cup field took a number of turns at Loudon.
It wasn’t in dominating form, but Kyle Busch was there when it counted at Loudon.
With Hendrick horsepower under the hood, Landon Cassill was the frontrunner of the bubble drivers for the entire 400 miles at Kentucky.
Landon Cassill came out of nowhere to score a 12th-place finish, his first career top-15 result at the Cup level and by far a career-best finish.
Pit strategy was the only means for the teams fighting the owner points battle to secure any TV time even over a four-hour broadcast at Pocono.
Momentum, thy name is Stenhouse.
With Robby Gordon’s team choosing to start-and-park, could anyone behind him take advantage and sneak into a locked-in spot for NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600
The role Smith is playing in the garage as owner is nothing new. After all, he, and Tri-Star Motorsports, have been here before.
Saturday ended with Tony Stewart in victory lane for the fourth straight year and Cup regulars taking half of the top-10 positions. The more things change.
Bryan Davis Keith caught up with Mike Bliss to discuss his new home and what 2011 has in store for one of the Nationwide Series’ longtime fixtures.
In the only race he competed for TRG Motorsports in 2010, Mike Bliss piloted the No. 71 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet to a ninth-place finish at in Daytona in July.