Sure, most eyes will be on the Chase for the Cup, but my eyes sit on the Craftsman Truck Series race. And although he has a 112-point cushion over second-place Johnny Benson, Todd Bodine doesn’t have it officially in the bag quite yet.
Did the series of shakeups at Roush Racing the last two months cost Matt Kenseth his shot at the title?
Polesitter Johnny Benson went from first… to last… to first again, winning his fifth career Craftsman Truck Series race in Phoenix Friday night after spinning out on the first lap of the race. Benson finished 0.429 seconds ahead of Mark Martin in the Casino Arizona 150.
This Week’s Question: Given the closeness and almost weekly change in Nextel Cup standings compared to the lack of drama in the Busch and Truck championship races, is it time to take the Chase system and implement it in other series?
Clint Bowyer won the Silverado 350 in just his third Craftsman Truck Series start Friday night. Bowyer held the lead at Texas Motor Speedway to beat Kyle Busch by 0.279 seconds.
Ray Evernham has made it very clear that his personal relationship with Craftsman Truck Series driver Erin Crocker is exactly that, personal and completely off limits. That’s fine if he wants to believe that, and frankly I neither want to nor need to know the details. As a matter of fact those details are completely …
Mike Bliss won the EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 200 at Atlanta Saturday night for his first victory at the event since 2002. In a race full of intense side-by-side racing, Bliss held off Terry Cook by a mere 0.207 seconds to take the checkered flag.
A few weeks ago when the new official Kurt Busch Message Board debuted, an interesting question was posted for everyone to weigh in on. Should the Craftsman Truck Series go to a Chase for the Championship format?
With a number of inexperienced rookies coming into the Cup Series next year, should there be a higher standard set by NASCAR before a driver is allowed to race in Nextel Cup? Two very inexperienced rookies took out some big contenders Sunday.
Jack Sprague finally got the proverbial monkey off his back Saturday afternoon in the Kroger 200 at Martinsville. In his 13th career start, he finally took a checkered flag at a track that’s given him more than his share of bad luck through the years.