AJ Allmendinger worked his way into the top 25, then took advantage of a strong car and late-race chaos among the leaders to bring home a finish of 16th.
Jeff Gordon – In 30 Cup starts at Atlanta, the points leader has posted four victories and 18 top-10 finishes. However, he finished 12th in the race this spring. Jimmie Johnson – Johnson won here in March to post his second Atlanta Cup victory. After 12 starts here, Johnson has eight top-10 results and an …
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what a select few were thinking following the Subway 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Juan Montoya didn’t fall back too far; by the time the checkered flag flew, the Colombian was in eighth, taking home his 14th top-rookie finish of the year.
It’s time to take a look at how a myriad of non-Chasers performed under the lights in NASCAR’s hometown of Charlotte, N.C.
Jeff Gordon – Gordon has won here four times, including the 1994 World 600 to score his first ever Cup Series victory. (Has it really been 13 years? Wow). But he’s in a pronounced slump at LMS right now, having failed to finish the last five points races here. Jimmie Johnson – Johnson refers to …
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what a select few were thinking following the much-anticipated UAW-Ford 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Making his first Cup start Jacques Villeneuve shocked the NASCAR world by turning in the sixth-fastest qualifying time, easily making the Talladega field.
When he failed to show his face in the NASCAR media center following the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix this spring, Tony Stewart was placed on probation.
Jimmie Johnson – Johnson has been on a roll at Talladega as of late: he won here last spring and finished second in April. He almost won last fall’s Talladega event, as well; that is, before former teammate Brian Vickers crashed the little party Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Johnson were staging on the final lap …