Matt Kenseth got enough of a jump on the final restart so that Kurt Busch could never get close enough to the No. 17 to offer a serious challenge at Homestead.
As sunset dawned on the 2007 NASCAR season Sunday night, that’s the story of the sport right now; far beyond that of Jimmie Johnson’s second straight title.
Ricky Rudd began his racing career the same way as many of today’s drivers; behind the wheel of something other than a fendered stock car.
Should Jimmie Johnson continue on and win his second straight title, is it fair to say the No. 1 driver in the Hendrick stable is now him – not Jeff Gordon?
Some of the best hopes to snag an upset win at Texas crashed out of contention, showing why this wasn’t the year they proved capable of challenging for a title.
Did You Notice? That even with all the driver changes in motion for next year, there has been just one primary sponsor announced for 2008 that’s new to NASCAR racing? Sure, a few old faithfuls are moving on up from the Busch Series; 3M is increasing its involvement to sponsor the No. 16 Cup car …
With the Chase halfway complete, it’s time for the playoff teams to enter the home stretch, as 12 special teams join your fantasy juggernaut in battling for a year-ending trophy. Too bad the hardware they’re chasing is probably a little nicer than the one you might win in your local league; but hey, a guy …
I still remember the scene. There Ricky Rudd was, so exhausted he could barely stand following an unforgiving Sunday afternoon. 500 laps at Martinsville had brought one of NASCAR’s legends to his knees. Good thing he won. The day was Sept. 27, 1998, and Rudd had just put a silver lining on a dismal season …
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what a select few were thinking following the Bank of America 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
When Jeff Gordon buzzed the rear tires on the final restart at Charlotte, Clint Bowyer ran into the back of him, propelling the No. 24 forward.