Race Weekend Central

Tearing Apart the Trucks: Truck Series’ Final Showdown for 2007

This is it. This is what you’ve been waiting all season for. Tonight, someone is going to be crowned the 2007 Craftsman Truck Series champion. In the very first “battle of the grandfathers” Ron Hornaday Jr. and Mike Skinner will face off for the final time. Going into the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Skinner …

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Mirror Driving: Jeff Gordon No Longer Number 1? Is Parity in NASCAR Done? & Truck Series Fun

Should Jimmie Johnson continue on and win his second straight title, is it fair to say the No. 1 driver in the Hendrick stable is now him – not Jeff Gordon?

Thompson in Turn 5: Johnny Benson Didn’t Get the Memo

I learned something about Johnny Benson this week. It seems the guy is quickly becoming a dinosaur, obsolete within a sport that is evolving in a direction he is neither able or willing to keep up with. Thank goodness he’s still here. Apparently, the veteran Truck Series driver is not up to speed with what …

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Mirror Driving: Hating a Johnson/Gordon Chase, Why Carl Edwards’s Behavior Was Off-Base, & Grading the CoT

Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth got into it not just during the race at Martinsville in what was a weird post-race altercation. What the heck happened?

Tearing Apart the Trucks: A 3rd Driver in the 2007 Truck Series Title Mix

Just when you thought the Truck Series points race couldn’t get more exciting, the Smith’s Las Vegas 350 did just that. The combination of a dominating win by Travis Kvapil and a blown tire for Ron Hornaday Jr. has tightened up the points race just a little more… opening the door to make it a …

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