It was business as usual for Kevin Harvick Saturday afternoon; he scored his seventh Busch Series win of the season in the Yellow Transportation 300 at Kansas Speedway, and once again, he found his way to victory lane even without the fastest car.
Friday’s schedule at the Kansas Speedway was jam-packed, with Nextel Cup practice and qualifying, Busch Series practice and USAC Silver Crown Series practice and qualifying.
News came down this week that Bobby Labonte would be taking over driving duties for Kevin Harvick Inc.’s No. 77 Dollar General Chevrolet for the remaining companion events of the 2006 Busch Series season. Although he hasn’t technically been completely relieved of his driving duties, Burney Lamar is basically the next rookie being sidelined.
After their performance the first two races, is RCR now the team to beat in this Chase? If that’s true, who’s got the upper hand – Jeff Burton or Kevin Harvick?
Clint Bowyer has come oh-so-close so many times, racking up four second-place results heading into the Dover 200. This time, he finally sealed the deal.
It just occurred to me that with all the things there are to complain about with the Busch and Truck series, (like Buschwhackers, really late start times, Buschwhackers…) they both have one really great rule (or lack of one): no Chase.
Following the September 8th Busch Series race at Richmond International Raceway, driver Kevin Grubb refused a random drug test request, resulting in a suspension for an indefinite period of time by NASCAR. In doing so, the 28-year old Mechanicsville, Va. native may have effectively ended his career as a stock car driver.
Hidden behind the big story to come out of Richmond this past weekend, a more troubling piece of news concerning Busch Series driver Kevin Grubb.
It was another chapter of the same story Friday night in the Emerson Radio 250, as Kevin Harvick chalked up his sixth Busch Series win of the year at Richmond International Raceway.