Race Weekend Central

Full Throttle: A New Track on the Landscape in Iowa

Rusty Wallace‘s unofficial pet project has come to fruition, as this past weekend marked the official opening of Iowa Speedway. Rusty helped design the track, and was instrumental in securing the financing necessary to make the track a reality. Wallace attended the initial groundbreaking in June of 2005, and he was there for the initial …

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Full Throttle: For Mark Martin, Salute to You 3?

Mark Martin announced his retirement in 2004. He said 2005 would be his last season in Cup. He and Rusty Wallace did all of the commensurate glad handing. They accepted rocking chairs and art work and all of the assorted paraphernalia that is associated with a farewell tour. Then Jack Roush got into a bind. …

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Bubble Breakdown: Dave Blaney Excels at Richmond, Jeff Green Tumbles Into Danger Zone

While the race to the Chase may have been set at Richmond, with the top 10 now locked in to compete for the Cup title, the battle for the Top 35 is still less than three-quarters of the way complete. With 10 races left on the schedule, there are still plenty of opportunities for teams …

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