Daytona featured a track-record 74 lead changes in February and Talladega featured a track-record 88 lead changes in April.
Was Denny Hamlin’s first win of the season at Michigan enough to vault him into the top spot in the Power Rankings?
The big controversy of the afternoon at Michigan was between Hendrick Motorsports teammates Martin and Earnhardt following a late-race incident.
Roush Fenway Racing’s Greg Biffle was only a few laps from victory when he had to pull his No. 16 down pit road in the final laps of the 600.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of gas exiting the fourth corner on the final lap, allowing Kevin Harvick to claim his third win of the season in the World 600.
Not that it’s obvious or anything, but NASCAR really, really wanted Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the All-Star Race at Charlotte.
Now the schedule shifts to another tough track on drivers and equipment: Dover. Chances are we won’t see an upset like last week.
NASCAR is a results-driven industry, where losing your ride could be the difference between a contract extension and a pink slip.
It’s not every weekend you see an underdog head to NASCAR victory lane — unless it’s 2011.
In the simplest terms and the most convenient of definitions, it is extremely hard to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup race.
At Richmond, there were drivers who had a lot to be thankful for, along with drivers who most definitely had reasons for Running Their Mouth.
With an off weekend approaching for the NASXAR Sprint Cup Series, it gives us a chance to reflect on the young season.