Dominating for the second straight week, Tony Stewart survived a green-white-checkered finish over Jimmie Johnson to win the Dickies 500 at Texas.
The Dickies 500 is the 34th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series will visit the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway for the second time in 2006. Texas has hosted the Nextel Cup Series since 1997 – Jeff Burton was the track’s first winner.
The Chase is winding down with only three weeks left until the end of the NASCAR Nextel Cup season now that Atlanta is behind us. The series now heads to Texas Motor Speedway, and of course, everything is bigger in Texas, or so they say, and events at TMS are no exception. Eddie Gossage was …
This weekend’s race at Atlanta certainly dished out plenty of tricks and treats for the 10 drivers battling for the Nextel Cup championship.
26 – penalties handed down by NASCAR Sunday during the running of the Bass Pro Shops 500.
Racing to the front early, Stewart used four fresh tires to pass Dale Earnhardt Jr. with 11 laps to go to secure the victory in Sunday’s Bass Pro Shops 500.
Running seventh at Martinsville with 22 laps to go, Dale Earnhardt Jr. locked up his brakes and spun trying to pass Kasey Kahne, finishing 22nd.
The tight Martinsville paperclip did its part to keep the points close Sunday, throwing a wrench into the Chase for the Nextel Cup standings.
Surviving a thrilling duel with rookie Denny Hamlin in the final six laps, Jimmie Johnson held on to win to win the Subway 500 at Martinsville.
The Subway 500 is the 32nd race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. Martinsville has hosted the Nextel Cup Series since 1949.