Carl Edwards lost the points lead on Saturday night at Daytona – did he also lose the top spot in the Power Rankings to new top dog Kevin Harvick?
Daytona featured a track-record 74 lead changes in February and Talladega featured a track-record 88 lead changes in April.
Is Carl Edwards’s lead in the poll growing like his lead in the points standings after another strong run at Sonoma, while his closest pursuers had bad days?
Was Denny Hamlin’s first win of the season at Michigan enough to vault him into the top spot in the Power Rankings?
Remember Trevor Bayne? Daytona 500 champion? New face of NASCAR? The driver who disappeared from NASCAR?
I would put David Ragan back in the lineup this weekend. He has a pair of top 10s in eight starts there and the Roush cars are always strong in the Irish Hills.
The tricky triangle in the Pocono Mountains threw the competitors some curveballs this spring, the unique three-turn track paired with the return of shifting.
No matter how cool a NASCAR driver’s job is, it’s another day at the office. And if that’s true, then Eldora is the company picnic.
For the second week in a row the NASCAR Cup Series race came down to fuel mileage; only this time, the car in front was able to make his fuel last at Kansas.
I’m glad I’m not NASCAR. They just can’t win. Personally, I’d rather watch an unpredictable fuel-mileage race which involves various strategies.
In a Nutshell: Clint Bowyer took the checkered flag 1.695 seconds ahead of Johnny Sauter to win the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas Speedway Saturday.
American Ethanol is something the sport of NASCAR has fully embraced in 2011.