When Brian France introduced the Chase, it was meant to create more excitement in NASCAR. Excluding 2004, the playoff format has been a major bust.
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H.
It wasn’t a win, but it must have felt like one to Dale Earnhardt Jr., whose fourth-place Sylvania 300 finish was just his third top five of the season
Our experts have pored over data and have their picks in order, hoping their crystal ball will help you find answers on J.J. and the rest of NASCAR’s Chasers.
You guys hyped the Richmond race, which turned out to be a dud. How is it that all these guys with nothing to lose managed to bore us all to death?
Richmond completed the three-race test of the new Nationwide Series CoT. What are your thoughts on the competition it produced?
What I do doubt is Hendrick Motorsports’ ability to have four cars running as strong as their equipment would indicate they should.
With the field set, you can guarantee that a quick glance at the Jayski article/links page will show 99.9% of stories are all about the hallowed NASCAR playoff format.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 34th place, six laps down finish was a Fight Club act in its own right: rock bottom for a team that has been conspicuously disappointing.
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Air Guard 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
Perhaps NASCAR’s most bone-chilling, tear-inducing moment, though, was the 2001 MBNA Cal Ripken Jr. 400. The race was held 12 days after 9/11.
9. The No. 88 team honestly thought the top 20 made the Chase, failing to realize the newest Dale Earnhardt Jr. rule doesn’t go into effect until 2011.