The 1981 Daytona 500 marked the debut of the so called “little” cars, with a 110-inch wheelbase as opposed to the 115 inches on the old reliable Monte Carlos and Cutlasses most teams had been running for years. The teams and drivers approached that year’s event with a large degree of trepidation.
Richard Petty and David Pearson arrived at Daytona Beach in February of 1976 with some unsettled business. It was the year of this country’s Bicentennial and NASCAR’s fireworks started at Daytona that afternoon, late in the race.
in light of a debate I’ve seen in a couple of other venues, I decided to compare Jimmie Johnson’s stellar 2006 NASCAR championship campaign with some of the greatest championship seasons of all-time to see where it stacks up.
25 years ago, Bill Elliott and the Melling family became one of the most dominating duos in NASCAR history. Reuniting this season at Kansas Speedway in a sponsorship deal with R&J Racing, Elliott had a great run in the retro-looking Melling Auto Parts Dodge, finishing 16th after starting 39th.
CONCORD, N.C. – Scott Riggs was probably the only guy Kasey Kahne worried about when it came to challengers for the Bud Pole Thursday night. It turns out he was right to be concerned. Kahne was sitting comfortably at the head of the field for most of the qualifying session until his Evernham Motorsports teammate …
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.