Gilliland’s high point occurred at the Busch Series race at Kentucky, when he became the first non-Nextel Cup regular to win a Busch race in 2006.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was able to extend his streak of winning at least one race per season to seven years by taking the checkered flag at the Richmond race in May.
Even though a season-long struggle left Carl Edwards one of the odd men out in the Chase, he still turned on the afterburners during the playoffs nevertheless.
After a two-year absence, Ward Burton made his long-anticipated return to Nextel Cup competition in October at Martinsville.
After a dismal start to the season that included two engine failures in the first nine races, Greg Biffle starting firing on all cylinders during May.
In the weeks since the Nextel Cup championship was decided in favor of Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team, I’ve heard a lot of people complain about him.
This is NASCAR’s big week in New York City, so NASCAR is everywhere and everyone is abuzz about all things NASCAR. Well, the brass in Daytona would at least like you to believe that second part. For the 26th year in a row, the NASCAR Cup awards banquet is going to be in New York …
Editor’s Note: In honor of the 2006 Nextel Cup champion celebrating in New York City, the Mirror Driving crew has decided to throw a little party of their own, taking a hard-earned week off after a long season. In their stead, we hope you enjoy some “Best Of” Mirror Driving from the past year, a …
The facts on record are the event. Chad Knaus was caught breaking the rules. His team’s driver, Jimmie Johnson, won the Daytona 500.
Whether asking me to pick your NASCAR fantasy team or to say when Kentucky Speedway will be added to the Cup schedule, you readers can be crazy sometimes.