Blaise Alexander, just 25 years old, passed away on Oct. 4, 2001, after injuries sustained in an accident in that night’s ARCA EasyCare 100.
Jimmie Johnson was blowing by the competition, but Tony Stewart calmly came in and stole the Banquet 400 win away with a little extra fuel.
In the wildest race in Kansas Speedway’s six-year history, Tony Stewart’s Home Depot Chevrolet coasted out of fuel for the final half-lap of the race, yet still managed to beat out Casey Mears to the line to win Sunday’s Banquet 400.
The Banquet 400 is the 29th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule and the third in the Chase for the Nextel Cup.
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?
Jeff Burton and the Cingular team have had several strong runs early in recent races, but has been unable to close the deal until Sunday’s Dover 400.
After 400 laps at Dover, which Cup Series contenders are still hot on the trail of the championship and which ones are chilling out heading to Kansas?
The Chase is on and what a better way to honor it then with some useless facts? That’s right, race fans, I said useless.
The Dover 400 is the 28th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule and the second in the Chase for the Nextel Cup.
This Week’s Question: Can the first race in the NASCAR Chase for the Championship seal a team’s fate for the next nine races?