Scott Pruett held off Kyle Busch for a while, but used up his tires in the process, leaving Busch to score his third consecutive Nationwide Series win in the Corona Mexico 200, his first NASCAR win on a road course.
Kyle Busch took the lead for the fourth and final time on lap 158 and was never seriously challenged down the stretch as he scored his first series win of the season in the O’Reilly 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.
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.
The Nationwide Series remained “Cup Light” with Tony Stewart taking the win, one of nine Cup regulars to finish in the top 10 in Saturday’s Camping World 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 …
With the Daytona 500 nearly upon us, it’s time to finish off my look at the 2008 NASCAR Nextel Cup rookies. Last week in this column, we profiled three of the six candidates; this time around, we’ll finish the job by chronicling three impressive open-wheel veterans turned stock car freshmen: No. 27 Jacques Villeneuve – …
Editor’s Note: Mike Neff is out this week dealing with a personal situation, so in Full Throttle‘s place, we offer you a special sneak preview. Every Tuesday, our “fan expert” Sonya Grady graces us with her opinions and commentary on everything NASCAR; today, she gives her take on the Robby Gordon fiasco in a special …
On lap 154, Kurt Busch assumed the lead yet again at Pocono, and the rest of the field couldn’t pedal fast enough to keep him in sight.
Looks like the Car of Tomorrow can’t come to Pocono soon enough. Today’s Pennsylvania 500 was a total yawner – even Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s official race report described the event as “mundane.”
Through a wild 75 laps, Canada’s inaugural Busch Series race didn’t disappoint. In the end, it took ttwo burnouts to figure out the actual NAPA Auto Parts 200 winner.
Matt Kenseth gave Roush his sixth victory in the last seven Busch Series races at California when he drove off to a five-length win in the Stater Bros. 300.
Kevin Harvick took the lead on lap 79 of the Orbitz 300, leaving Dave Blaney, Carl Edwards, Clint Bowyer and Mark Martin scratching their heads.