Points racing isn’t new either. Under NASCAR’s “old” modern-era points system, championships were won on points racing.
As the season winds down to its final weekend, Jimmie Johnson’s firm grip atop our poll mirrors his 108-point lead in the Sprint Cup standings.
His stats are good enough, but Mark Martin could not muster enough strength to mount a challenge to Jimmie Johnson in Phoenix.
Sure, I called him to win this week, but hey, I was close! Jeff Burton finished a solid and hard-raced second at Phoenix, his best run of the year.
Did You Notice? Some questions from my NASCAR media brethren that made me blush this week?
Not only did Jimmie Johnson maintain his first-place position in unanimous fashion, he maintains a rather healthy points lead in our Power Rankings after Texas.
The Texas Tea Party we all witnessed Sunday ended up tasting like fuel, as Kurt Busch claimed his second season victory in the Dickies 500.
One thing that is being said about Jamie McMurray that shouldn’t be said, is that he lucked into his victory at Talladega.
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what they all were thinking following the NASCAR Banking 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Hands up those who predicted Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s season would be quite this bad? Not so many of you, huh?