With a little bit of luck and a whole lot of skill, Clint Bowyer led 122 of 171 laps run to score the win in the rain-shortened Sharpie Mini 300 at Bristol.
In the end, Matt Kenseth was able to hold off a hard-charging Kevin Harvick through a green-white-checkered finish at Atlanta to take the Nicorette 300, his 24th career Nationwide Series win.
Carl Edwards’s win was tainted with word that an oil-tank cover was left off the car following Las Vegas. Is it time for NASCAR to strip a win?
Mark Martin, chasing down the leaders with five laps to go, took out both Edwards and then-race leader Brad Keselowski to win the Sam’s Town 300.
12 drivers were running almost 700 miles after delay of the Cup race. It didn’t make much difference to Tony Stewart, who ran away with the Stater Brothers 300.
Last week we talked about the new series sponsor, “buschwhacking” and the future of the series. This week, we examine the champ, the contenders and the 2008 rookie class. If last season’s Busch Series championship had been a boxing match, the bout would have been stopped by the referee in about the fourth round and …
There were two races going on in the O’Reilly Challenge. The primary race, which was won by Harvick, and Carl Edwards’s race to finish off the series title.
The Buschwhackers put on a heck of a show Saturday in Kansas. The race started with Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards having a great duel.
Leading a race-high 227 of 250 laps, Kyle Busch was up front early and often throughout the Emerson Radio 250 to score his second win of the season.
I like Dale Earnhardt Jr. as much as the next person, but the tunnel-visioned focus of the Sharp Aquos 500 broadcast on his Chase quest was ridiculous.
With 100 laps remaining Jimmie Johnson’s crew chief, Chad Knaus, guaranteed a victory at Fontana and Johnson pulled through in fine fashion.
In a Nutshell: The new track surface was the focus of much pre-race hype at Bristol… and it lived up to every bit of it. All race long, cars were spread from the top to the bottom, with three-wide racing taking place more than we had ever seen before at the half-mile bullring. Jason Leffler …