Evaluate Juan Pablo Montoya’s Cup debut.
In the Nextel Cup finale, Greg Biffle held off Martin Truex Jr. in a green-white-checkered finish to win the Ford 400 at Homestead.
Mark Martin, making his final Truck Series start for Roush Racing, won his grand finale Friday night in the Ford 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The Ford 400 is the final event on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series visits the 1.51-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway just once a year.
Kevin Harvick outlasted Jimmie Johnson following a restart with three laps remaining to win at Phoenix in Sunday’s Checker Auto Parts 500.
Polesitter Johnny Benson went from first… to last… to first again, winning his fifth career Craftsman Truck Series race in the Casino Arizona 150 at Phoenix Friday night.
Sunday’s Dickies 500 blew through the 2006 Chase standings like a Texas tornado; when the dust settled, no position in the top 10 went unchanged. The rough and tumble winds meant that for many Chase drivers, it wasn’t such a beautiful day. Jeff Burton‘s title hopes took a major hit when a blown tire sent …
Fast forward to Atlanta, and there was hapless Mark Martin, when a crash that started on the bottom of the racetrack washed up right in front of him on lap 309.
Can it be said missing the Chase has helped Tony Stewart? Should there be a Chase provision that allows drivers in his position to finish higher than 11th?
This weekend’s race at Atlanta certainly dished out plenty of tricks and treats for the 10 drivers battling for the Nextel Cup championship.
Throughout the ’80s and ’90s, Atlanta’s place in NASCAR lore was simple: it was the palace through which Cup champions were crowned. For some, a coronation proved merely a formality, their hardware long clinched before the annual fall 500-miler; others used this 1.5-mile track to create drama until the final moment of the final lap …
Racing to the front early, Stewart used four fresh tires to pass Dale Earnhardt Jr. with 11 laps to go to secure the victory in Sunday’s Bass Pro Shops 500.