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.
Matt Kenseth led Carl Edwards to the checkered flag in the Ford 300 at Homestead to win his second straight race in the series to close out the season.
Anyone that chooses not to watch the season-ending race this Sunday at Homestead, I’ve got one thing to tell you: you may be bitterly disappointed.
Did the series of shakeups at Roush Racing the last two months cost Matt Kenseth his shot at the title?
High-fives all around this week to Kevin Harvick’s pit crew, which deserves as much credit for Sunday’s Checker Auto Parts 500 victory as the driver himself.
And then there were five. After 35 races, over 10,000 laps and countless hours spent behind the wheel, the final race of the season at Homestead comes down to five drivers from five different organizations battling for the 2006 Nextel Cup championship. There is Jimmie Johnson, the perpetual bridesmaid who has specialized in watching titles …
Kevin Harvick outlasted Jimmie Johnson following a restart with three laps remaining to win at Phoenix in Sunday’s Checker Auto Parts 500.
Team Red Bull has had an auspicious debut, failing to qualify for any of the races it’s entered this season. Is this a true indicator that Toyota has a lot of homework to do, or is it hard to tell anything because they’re using Dodges?
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 …
Dominating for the second straight week, Tony Stewart survived a green-white-checkered finish over Jimmie Johnson to win the Dickies 500 at Texas.
The Dickies 500 is the 34th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series will visit the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway for the second time in 2006. Texas has hosted the Nextel Cup Series since 1997 – Jeff Burton was the track’s first winner.
This weekend’s race at Atlanta certainly dished out plenty of tricks and treats for the 10 drivers battling for the Nextel Cup championship.