Last week had no shortage of bubble action. At Pocono, Sam Hornish Jr. and Regan Smith parlayed timely pit strategy into a pair of top-20 finishes, shooting both teams further up the owner points rankings. Below them, Bobby Labonte’s No. 71, starved for sponsorship, was forced to park for the second time in three races, …
After three hours of tiresome triangular tedium at Pocono, folks are sure going to be discussing those last 35 laps for a while.
Read on to find out how each of the bubble drivers did as battle was waged over 204 laps at Pocono Raceway Sunday.
Like Bobby Labonte, Robby Gordon came to Charlotte without sponsorship, but he averted a decision to park when Polaris put its logos on his Toyota.
Did You Notice? Bruton Smith’s $20 million offer for 2011 and beyond to any driver who wins both the Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 in the same day?
Unfortunately for Marcos Ambrose, the aggressive setup with which he attacked the Monster Mile ended up hurting rather than helping his performance.
There wasn’t too much squabbling over the initial inductees into NASCAR’s Hall. Yet someday down the road, there will be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
As Robby Gordon slipped past Travis Kvapil for 33rd, the Front Row trio now straddled the bubble going into Saturday’s unpredictable Southern 500 at Darlington.
Would Kevin Conway’s No. 38 “stay out of trouble” strategy be enough to keep his nose clean at “The Action Track” in Richmond?
In reality, you can probably place your money on Kasey Kahne performing about the same as he had been… likely no better or worse.