Now that the field is set, who will win NASCAR’s 2006 Chase for the Championship? Read on to find out who your favorite Frontstretch writer picked… and why.
The Sylvania 300 is the 27th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup schedule. The Loudon, N.H. track is a more recent fixture on the circuit, seeing its first Nextel Cup winner in Rusty Wallace in 1991.
This Week’s Question: In this year’s Chase for the Championship, five of the 10 drivers going for the NASCAR Cup Series title are participating in this format for the first time. Does that give an advantage to the “veteran” Chasers (Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth and Mark Martin) who have at least one year of experience with it?
Q: Do you think last year’s champion Tony Stewart should get an automatic entry into the next season’s Chase?
If you had the power to change NASCAR’s Chase field, would you replace one of the drivers currently in the top 10? Or did all 10 drivers deserve to make it in?
As we head into the first race of the playoffs at Loudon, let’s take a look at Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in the upcoming Chase for the Championship.
0.75 – miles that make up one lap around Richmond International Raceway.
It may not be the case all the time; OK, maybe less than half the time. Believe it or not, though, NASCAR does have certain rules that are black and white, and the rules surrounding the Chase for the Championship are one such set. 10 drivers and everyone within 400 points of the leader make …
On a rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza of a night at Richmond where the Barenaked Ladies took center stage, it was Kevin Harvick who ended up stealing the show before the curtain closed on NASCAR’s regular season.
His back against the wall and his hopes for the Chase on life support, Kasey Kahne was faced with two options entering Sunday night’s Sony HD 500 at Fontana.