Saturday, Frontstretch columnists Jay Pennell and Doug Turnbull met up with current Truck Series points leader Todd Bodine. They had the opportunity to get it straight from the Onion’s mouth… that he’s fed up with Kyle Busch.
When the Truck Series rolled into Iowa, the drivers were refreshed and ready to race after a month off. Austin Dillon started out the weekend well, scoring his third consecutive pole position, and throughout the garage, everyone pointed at the No. 3 team as the one to beat. When Sunday rolled around, Dillon proved those predictions to be correct. Just as he had all weekend, the 20-year-old dominated, leading 154 of 205 circuits on the way to his first career victory.
Jeff Gordon, a four-time champion and one of NASCAR’s most popular drivers is currently without a full-time sponsor for 2011. Just how troubling is that in the context of the sport as a whole? And who will end up on the side of his car next year?
During the final off week of the NASCAR season, despite a year where rookies are few and far between in the Cup Series, we’re taking a look at some stars of tomorrow who could potentially make an impact down the road. There are a multitude of racers spread all over the country, and thousands of …
Oh la la! What a race in Montreal on Sunday, the type where the fans gave a standing ovation longer than some stayed in the stands at Chicagoland this year. That French kiss of fresh energy has everyone buzzing about a second-tier division whose ratings have quietly risen 6% during a year where NASCAR’s sky is falling.
Hello, race fans. Welcome back to another edition of Talking NASCAR TV. Between the normal column and The Critic’s Annex for our Frontstretch Newsletter, this is the 100th critique I’ve written for Frontstretch. Last weekend, the Nationwide Series was in Montreal for the fourth running of the NAPA Auto Parts 200 at the Circuit Gilles …
Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 0.186 seconds ahead of Todd Bodine to win the EnjoyIllinois.com 225 Friday night at Chicagoland Speedway.
Welcome to Running Their Mouth! Each week, we’ll go through media reports, interviews, PR and all of our own stuff to find the best quotes from the NASCAR races, capturing the story of how the weekend unfolded.
With just nine races remaining to determine the 2010 championship, the Camping World Truck Series rolls into Chicagoland Speedway for the EnjoyIllinois.com 225 Friday night. Todd Bodine holds a healthy lead over Aric Almirola in second, but the top five is all but decided despite so much action remaining this season. While the rest of …
What is compounding the lack of left turns this weekend even more, is the constant repetition of the Bristol weekend; namely, Kyle Busch’s three-win effort and the tangle between he and Brad Keselowski.