If NASCAR’s offseason rule changes are any indication – in addition to Brian France’s preseason quotes – it appears that the sanctioning body is satisfied with how they are currently operating the Sprint Cup Series. But was that the right stance to take? There were no dramatic changes in the point system for the Championship …
After the success of Juan Pablo Montoya last season, the floodgates opened for a number of open-wheel stars to transition into the NASCAR ranks.
Last week, it hit 17 degrees here in beautiful Kannapolis, N.C. It’s obvious that winter is in full swing, putting racing as far from our minds as possible. But fortunately, that was an aberration; the start of the new week brought not only warmer weather, but the renewed excitement of the 2008 racing season – …
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what a select few were thinking following the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
This week, here’s a sneak peek at what a select few were thinking following the Checker Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix International Raceway:
You have to give props to Kyle Petty and the No. 45 team for never wavering during a stretch that brought the team close to falling out of the Top 35.
The soon to be Rookie of the Year started 14th; but while he outclassed all other freshmen, that’s the highest Montoya would get for most of the afternoon.
The Arizona Travel 200 was another Busch Series crash-fest. The race saw the caution flag fly 11 times for 46 laps, almost one-quarter of the race.
Roush driver Carl Edwards followed up a fast run in Friday afternoon’s Cup practice with a pole-winning lap for Sunday’s Checker Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix.
Thanks for the fresh batch of questions this week, race fans! The inquiries continue to trickle in – go ahead, insert 1989 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year joke here – but seriously, folks, we need a flood of questions and opinions to keep your one and only interactive column running. I know the season …