But in a year with a giant monkey wrench in the middle, one simple word tears every expert NASCAR prediction to shreds. Spoiler.
Paul Menard was faced with a cold reality. 49th in the qualifying draw, a rainout would mean an automatic DNQ for him under the NASCAR rulebook.
Harry Davis, despite his short time inside this sport, leaves a legacy behind, a glimpse into the heart of what NASCAR used to be.
Sheryl Crow used to have this catchy song called “A Change Would Do You Good.” Apparently, someone up in the NASCAR tower’s been listening.
In his 25th year in Sprint Cup, Rick Hendrick hasn’t just reached the peak of his sport… he’s carving a new mountain upon which all others must climb.
With the 2009 Silly Season circus coming to a close, there’s more drivers left than rides to fill in the NASCAR Cup Series these days.
Running out of gas is a part of racing, but never has it played more of a role in NASCAR than within the last 2-3 years.
Not only has the Chase overshadowed Hamlin’s successful weekend, it’s condensed the final 10 races into a select few, predetermined storylines.
With a bout of pneumonia the past two weeks combined with trying to seal up the NASCAR Nationwide Series title, Kyle Busch’s Chase has taken a back seat.
With race shops a stone’s throw away, NASCAR’s hometown race proves the perfect place to finalize plans, announce new teams and generate buzz for next year.