Last Friday at Talladega, Mark Martin announced his future racing plans, raising more than a few eyebrows with his intentions. As you’ve likely already heard by now, Martin will leave Roush Racing to drive the No. 01 Chevrolet presently driven by Joe Nemechek and owned by MB2 Motorsports in 2007. The arrangement is reported to …
There are certain things that we’ve come to expect from restrictor-plate races lately, and this weekend’s Nextel Cup race at Talladega had most of the bases covered. Side-by-side racing… check. Bump-drafting… check. The Big One… check. Controversy… check. Upset fans… check. It seems like the only checkmark left empty on a wild day in Alabama …
While this is NOT real racing, Talladega is an exciting event! This year featured over 60 lead changes, 40 of them legitimate green-flag passes on the track.
Mark Martin scored his fifth win of the 2006 season in the John Deere 250, taking the checkers over Mike Skinner after a wild wreck occurred on the final lap.
With new asphalt and restrictor-plate engines, every team is going to be holding their breath for 500 miles, hoping they can avoid Talladega’s Big One.
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 high-pressure world of the Chase, for a fuel pump to fail on Jeff Gordon’s car… how is that possible?
Jeff Burton’s victory left one Chaser with a goose egg in the win column beside his name entering Kansas. Is it a surprise to anyone that man was Mark Martin?
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.
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.