JJ Yeley’s spirits in an otherwise lackluster year had to soar after a second-place run at the Coca-Cola 600 this May.
Surprisingly enough, the second half of the season saw Michael Waltrip’s team begin to capture a small bit of momentum.
Kenny Wallace – the 2006 Busch Series Most Popular Driver – trounced the competition to take the slot among Nextel Cup’s best and brightest.
Despite missing two of the first five races of the season, Brian Vickers ran well in the races that he did qualify for in 2007.
Surrounded by his hometown fans, there was no more suitable place for Martin Truex Jr. to make a statement about his future in racing than the Monster Mile.
Early on in 2007, it was David Stremme, not Clint Bowyer, who looked like he’d be the series’ breakout sophomore.
Reed Sorenson’s second season in Cup came with a pair of firsts. At Indianapolis, Sorenson tamed the 2.5-miler at 184.207 mph to earn his first career pole.
Tony Stewart typically uses the summer to heat up his season – and this year was no exception.
Trying to find a high point for Ken Schrader was a challenge. While he led two laps at Darlington, his No. 21 Ford was taken out in a crash and finished 41st.
Johnny Sauter’s fifth-place finish in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond was the best finish of his career and his sole top five of the season.