The two-car battle for the 35th and final position in owner points is close to becoming a three-team race – and that new third team is a team that’s slumping rather than one stepping up as the season nears its stretch run. While its sister car streaked to a second straight top 10 finish at Bristol, the No. 45 from Petty Enterprises seems to have been left behind. The Dodge continues to struggle each and every week, whether it’s Kyle Petty, Chad McCumbee, or Kenny Wallace behind the wheel – a 32nd-place run for Wallace at Bristol is the team’s best finish in five weeks, with results of 41st, 42nd, 33rd and 41st coming in the previous four races. That has left the team dangerously on the edge of falling into the grasp of teams below them.
Frontstretch’s Tony Lumbis sat down with Paul Menard on Friday at Pocono Raceway to discuss the young driver’s season-to-date.
Unless you’re a glutton for punishment or one of Kurt Busch’s fans, then you probably found Sunday’s Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono a real snooze-fest.
There was at least one driver who didn’t sleep through the USG Sheetrock 400 at Chicagoland snooze-fest; that would be Tony Stewart.
Editor’s Note: Each week, we’ll go through all the media reports, interviews, PR and our own stuff to find the best quotes from the Nextel Cup race to capture the story of how the weekend unfolded. It’s the most original commentary you’ll ever find; the truth, coming straight out of the mouths of the drivers, …
After starting 30th for Sunday’s USG Sheetrock 400, Montoya used the first 60 green-flag laps to guide his Wrigley’s Big Red Dodge into the top 20.
Now that the Pepsi 400 is in the record books, the 2007 Nextel Cup Series officially enters the second half of its racing season. While that means much welcomed visits to familiar tracks for this year’s rookie class, there’s still one major obstacle they have yet to endure before moving forward – Professor Lumbis’s dreaded …
The AAA team and David Ragan enjoyed a mostly quiet day in the Lenox Industrial Tools 300 after yet another dismal qualifying effort.
It was announced this week that Erin Crocker is scaling back her schedule to 12 ARCA and four Busch Series races this year. Is this the beginning of the end?
As always this time of year, NASCAR’s Chase is gobbling up most of the press, submersing some controversial subplots for 2007 into the background while predictions for the championship and the constant twists and turns of each week distract us from the big picture of the sport. I’m just as guilty as anyone else in …