On Wednesday (June 9), Travis Kvapil’s No. 38, ranked 32nd after Pocono, was assessed a massive 150-point penalty for illegal bleeder valve caps.
Read on to find out how each of the bubble drivers did as battle was waged over 204 laps at Pocono Raceway Sunday.
Like Bobby Labonte, Robby Gordon came to Charlotte without sponsorship, but he averted a decision to park when Polaris put its logos on his Toyota.
Unfortunately for Marcos Ambrose, the aggressive setup with which he attacked the Monster Mile ended up hurting rather than helping his performance.
As Robby Gordon slipped past Travis Kvapil for 33rd, the Front Row trio now straddled the bubble going into Saturday’s unpredictable Southern 500 at Darlington.
Would Kevin Conway’s No. 38 “stay out of trouble” strategy be enough to keep his nose clean at “The Action Track” in Richmond?
Back with his TaxSlayer.com sponsorship, Bobby Labonte was an early threat for a top-10 finish at the same track he scored TRG’s lone top-10 run last fall.
This time, the spectacular engine failure that set David Reutimann’s car ablaze on lap 310 put the No. 00 in bubble jeopardy.
After he put up the third-fastest time in Friday’s opening practice session, Marcos Ambrose’s Toyota became a sleeper pick for a top-five run at Martinsville.
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
When 35th-ranked Mike Bliss and his No. 36 were sent home after Friday’s qualifying session, rookie Kevin Conway breathed a sigh of relief.
David Stremme’s season was full of disappointments and low-level performance, and as a result, he was replaced for the upcoming season