Brad Daugherty made a big blunder on today’s Sylvania 300 pre-race show when he opined that none of the Chase contenders could catch the top-three drivers.
This one at Loudon was pretty well decided when the green flag flew. After resuming the lead on lap 185, Clint Bowyer drove away at will.
Now I understand why Dale Earnhardt Jr. told the media and fans alike to back off on all the Teresa-bashing.
Jimmie Johnson – The top seed in the Chase with six wins, Johnson won both NHIS Cup races in 2003 and is averaging an 11th-place finish here after 11 starts. Jeff Gordon – Gordon has won three times at New Hampshire. He’s also finished second here three times, including his runner-up result here this summer …
And then… there were 12. Now that the field for the Chase has been decided and headed for Loudon, all the questions of who will make it in and who will fall out have been answered. But plenty of questions still remain ahead, especially for fantasy team owners. Normally, there are a few drivers who …
10. After all that’s gone on at DEI this year, Dale Earnhardt Jr. just didn’t want the pressure. Now, he can just race!
Heading into the first race of the Chase, Truex sits sixth in points; the seeding system NASCAR has instituted for 2007 has him 50 points out of the lead.
In the midst of Dale Earnhardt Jr. overkill, the 12-car Chase field was set on Saturday night. Looking at the final list of contenders, are there any surprises?
Here’s a sneak peek at what a select few were thinking following the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
Jimmie Johnson left the pits in the lead during the final caution period at Richmond Saturday night and was never headed.