Jimmie Johnson: Johnson scored his first-ever Cup victory at Fontana back in 2002 (yes, kids, they were racing stock cars way back in 2002). In addition, Johnson has scored three runner-up finishes at California, one of them in this race last year. That’s a total of four first or seconds in eight career Cup starts …
Now that another new NASCAR season is officially upon us, the time is here for our Frontstretch staff to look like geniuses… or, more likely, make fools of ourselves with our season picks for who takes this year’s title. Read on to find out who your favorite expert picked to not only win the Nextel Cup …
Jimmie Johnson won last year’s Daytona 500 and his 32nd-place result in last year’s Firecracker 400 ended a streak of five top-six finishes at Daytona.
Daytona has become more of a handling track than that other restrictor-plate track on the schedule, Talladega.
“Benny Parsons is not only the person I owe my NASCAR career to but he was a true friend to me from the day we met.”
After a dismal start to the season that included two engine failures in the first nine races, Greg Biffle starting firing on all cylinders during May.
0.389 – Greg Biffle’s margin of victory, in seconds, over Martin Truex Jr. in the Ford 400 at Homestead.
In the Nextel Cup finale, Greg Biffle held off Martin Truex Jr. in a green-white-checkered finish to win the Ford 400 at Homestead.
How can you put the finishing titles on your own fantasy title, or just finish out the year with pride? Read ahead in this week’s Picks ‘N’ Pans for Homestead.
High-fives all around this week to Kevin Harvick’s pit crew, which deserves as much credit for Sunday’s Checker Auto Parts 500 victory as the driver himself.