For the first time since November 2001, Jeff Burton took the checkered flag in a Nextel Cup race, scoring the win in Sunday’s Dover 400 to put RCR on top for the third straight week. Winning for the first time in his last 175 tries at the Cup level, Burton’s quest for the checkered flag wasn’t easy.
As fall nears and a brisk chill begins to fill the air, the battle for the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup championship is just starting to heat up. Just one race into the 10-race Chase, the points standings have already jumbled up faster than the leaves can start to change colors. With the driver points for …
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.
Loudon is a relatively flat 1-mile oval. While it can offer two lanes of racing, the second groove usually doesn’t come in until the second half of the race. Now that you’re not fooled by qualifying, what should you concentrate on?
How… well did the Richmond race live up to its hype?
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.
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 …
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.