There are certain things that we’ve come to expect from restrictor-plate races lately, and this weekend’s Nextel Cup race at Talladega had most of the bases covered. Side-by-side racing… check. Bump-drafting… check. The Big One… check. Controversy… check. Upset fans… check. It seems like the only checkmark left empty on a wild day in Alabama …
With new asphalt and restrictor-plate engines, every team is going to be holding their breath for 500 miles, hoping they can avoid Talladega’s Big One.
Jimmie Johnson was blowing by the competition, but Tony Stewart calmly came in and stole the Banquet 400 win away with a little extra fuel.
It was business as usual for Kevin Harvick Saturday afternoon; he scored his seventh Busch Series win of the season in the Yellow Transportation 300 at Kansas.
The Banquet 400 is the 29th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule and the third in the Chase for the Nextel Cup.
Who will follow the yellow brick road to glory at Kansas this weekend? Let’s figure out picks for your Banquet 400 fantasy team.
After their performance the first two races, is RCR now the team to beat in this Chase? If that’s true, who’s got the upper hand – Jeff Burton or Kevin Harvick?
After 400 laps at Dover, which Cup Series contenders are still hot on the trail of the championship and which ones are chilling out heading to Kansas?
The Chase is on and what a better way to honor it then with some useless facts? That’s right, race fans, I said useless.
As Jeff Burton pulled into victory lane on Sunday, it was hard to ignore the irony surrounding the end of his 175-race winless streak.
For the first time since November 2001, Jeff Burton took the checkered flag in a Nextel Cup race, scoring the win in Sunday’s Dover 400.
Clint Bowyer has come oh-so-close so many times, racking up four second-place results heading into the Dover 200. This time, he finally sealed the deal.