On August 20, 1994, NASCAR nearly lost Ernie Irvan to a horrific crash at Michigan. Irvan doesn’t remember the crash that day.
It took just two races of 2006 before JJ Yeley registered his first top-10 finish, coming home eighth at California Speedway in February.
David Stremme managed to break the top 15. He finished 11th at New Hampshire in July, then ended the year on a strong note with another 11th at Homestead.
Tony Raines managed to keep Bill Saunders, owner of the No. 96 car, high enough in owner points to guarantee the team would make the race each week.
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.
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.
My eyes sit on the Craftsman Truck Series race. And though he has a 112-point cushion over Johnny Benson, Todd Bodine doesn’t have it officially in the bag yet.
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.
Clint Bowyer won the Silverado 350 in just his third Craftsman Truck Series start Friday night, holding the lead at Texas to beat Kyle Busch by 0.279 seconds.
Mike Bliss won the EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 200 at Atlanta Saturday night for his first victory at the event since 2002.