The debate about the use of restrictor plates has gone on since NASCAR’s implementation at Daytona and Talladega in 1988.
In this tough economy, Hendrick still has the sponsors other teams lack and they can make you rich. Rich and unsuccessful beats poor and a champion.
Once again, Mother Nature wreaked havoc with the NASCAR schedule, causing the second rain-delayed race in three weeks.
Ever since Kasey Kahne was named heir apparent to Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 5 currently driven by Mark Martin, many in the press are falling over themselves.
It’s a five-year deal that links Kahne and Hendrick in 2015. Seems that’s the length of choice for Hendrick nowadays; Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s contract is a similar length (2008-12)
Jeff Gordon comes to Texas knocking on the door, defending champ of the race and armed with seven runner-up finishes during the 12 months since.
ESPN reported that Kasey Kahne has signed a multi-year agreement with Rick Hendrick, leaving Richard Petty Motorsports effective the end of the 2010 season.
The duel in the Phoenix desert Saturday night came packaged with a sudden late-night plot twist that led to a green-white-checkered finish for the ages.
Did You Notice? What a difference a decade makes? I figured we’d do something a little different to show how much NASCAR has changed in the past 10 years.
NASCAR parked Jason Leffler at Nashville after Leffler, apparently intentionally, put James Buescher in the wall. Was the three-race probation appropriate?
Did You Notice? Martinsville’s finish was one of the best we’ve had in the past several years, causing longtime fans to breathe easier about its future?
The only driver to nab top-10 finishes in the first six races, Martinsville (10th) was perhaps Greg Biffle’s most impressive performance for two reasons.