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.
After 36 races during a 10-month long season, a champion will be crowned, and most likely, that champion will be Jimmie Johnson. How will Johnson be received?
The Ford 400 is the final event on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. The Cup Series visits the 1.51-mile Homestead-Miami Speedway just once a year.
Q: When are you media types going to give Jimmie Johnson his due? He’s raced a great Chase, and he’ll be the next Nextel Cup champion after Sunday. I can’t get over the hatred for what he does and who he is. Oh wait, I get it – he’s Jeff Gordon‘s buddy. No wonder you …
Anyone that chooses not to watch the season-ending race this Sunday at Homestead, I’ve got one thing to tell you: you may be bitterly disappointed.
And then there were five. After 35 races, over 10,000 laps and countless hours spent behind the wheel, the final race of the season at Homestead comes down to five drivers from five different organizations battling for the 2006 Nextel Cup championship. There is Jimmie Johnson, the perpetual bridesmaid who has specialized in watching titles …
Kevin Harvick outlasted Jimmie Johnson following a restart with three laps remaining to win at Phoenix in Sunday’s Checker Auto Parts 500.
AVONDALE, Ariz. – Kevin Harvick had the hottest car in the Arizona desert today – in more ways than one. With sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s, Harvick battled a battery problem that required turning off his cooling fans in the cockpit for much of the race. Nevertheless, he was dominant throughout the afternoon, …
The Checker Auto Parts 500 is the 35th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup Series schedule. PIR has hosted the Nextel Cup Series since 1988.
With no one is technically eliminated from the Nextel Cup title chase, they come to Phoenix for the Checker Auto Parts 500.