Q: Looks like Kevin Harvick is on his way to a championship, and I couldn’t be happier about that. It’s sad that most of Dale Earnhardt’s fans became Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans instead of Harvick fans because they went with the name and missed the real driver.
10. We are hearing that Mark Martin’s pending 2007 NASCAR Truck Series contract with Roush Racing prohibits him from winning EVERY race. He must “throw” one once in a while and place second.
Who was hurt more on Sunday – Kyle Busch or Jimmie Johnson? In particular, what has happened to the No. 48 team since August, and can it be fixed?
Following the September 8th Busch Series race at Richmond International Raceway, driver Kevin Grubb refused a random drug test request, resulting in a suspension for an indefinite period of time by NASCAR. In doing so, the 28-year old Mechanicsville, Va. native may have effectively ended his career as a stock car driver.
SPEED TV reporter Bob Dillner told viewers, “As darkness falls upon New Hampshire International Speedway, we have learned that there was an issue with the [Sylvania 300]-winning car of Kevin Harvick and also his teammate, Jeff Burton, in post-race tech.”
As fall nears and a brisk chill begins to fill the air, the battle for the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup championship is just starting to heat up. Just one race into the 10-race Chase, the points standings have already jumbled up faster than the leaves can start to change colors. With the driver points for …
$266,461 – Harvick’s purse for winning the Sylvania 300.
Now that the field is set, who will win NASCAR’s 2006 Chase for the Championship? Read on to find out who your favorite Frontstretch writer picked… and why.
Hidden behind the big story to come out of Richmond this past weekend, a more troubling piece of news concerning Busch Series driver Kevin Grubb.
This Week’s Question: In this year’s Chase for the Championship, five of the 10 drivers going for the NASCAR Cup Series title are participating in this format for the first time. Does that give an advantage to the “veteran” Chasers (Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth and Mark Martin) who have at least one year of experience with it?