When Red Bull Racing driver Brian Vickers was diagnosed with blood clots this May, the door was opened for Reed Sorenson to earn another, well-funded Cup Series opportunity after seemingly getting the pink slip for good last offseason.
In the only race he competed for TRG Motorsports in 2010, Mike Bliss piloted the No. 71 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet to a ninth-place finish at the Coke Zero 400 in Daytona.
It didn’t matter how long his winless streak was, Carl Edwards showed in his final two races that he could return to championship form next season.
Denny Hamlin is the early favorite going into Homestead FICTION It’ll be talked about over and over again to the point you’re sick of hearing it before next Sunday’s season finale in Homestead, but the No. 11 team’s late-race fuel miscalculation will be under a microscope if for whatever reason he doesn’t leave Miami with …
With so many unknowns coming into Talladega, it was difficult to predict what the Chase was going to look like over the final three races. Well, with Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick all finishing in the top 10, the Sprint Cup Series is now set up for one of the tightest points battles ever.
While Talladega may be a crapshoot, no driver outside of the top three made enough progress at Martinsville to truly have a chance to win the championship over the final three races.
As soon as Tony Stewart ran out of fuel approaching the white flag, and after realizing that Bowyer was going to sneak out a well-deserved win, I immediately said to myself, “Stewart’s done.”
Does your favorite driver have a shot to win the 2010 NASCAR Cup championship? In this week’s edition of Fact or Fiction, we analyze which drivers will really compete for the hardware in Miami and why. Denny Hamlin FICTION OK, OK. I know he’s leading the series in wins. I know I said last week …
1) Is there any way Clint Bowyer or Greg Biffle doesn’t make the Chase?
Every year there is that one driver who is the popular sleeper pick heading into the final 10 races. Without a doubt that driver this year is Carl Edwards.