Jeff Gordon – Gordon won here in June to score his first Pocono victory since his 1998 dream season. It was his fourth win and 20th top-10 result at this track in just 29 starts. Denny Hamlin – Hamlin won both races here last year as a rookie and didn’t do too badly in June …
As the excitement winds down from the second-biggest race of the year at Indianapolis, reality sets in for the Nextel Cup faithful – Sunday’s race at Pocono is the second of a 17-week stretch to finish off the regular season. With no off-weeks left to recharge and refocus, it’s crunch time for those in contention …
“This one is for everyone in the stands who pull for me and have to take the bull(expletive) from everyone else.” – Tony Stewart
Tony Stewart’s slip of the tongue didn’t just cost him money. Is it wrong for drivers to lose NASCAR points for over-the-line statements to the media?
While Tony Stewart was kissing the bricks at Indianapolis for the second time in three years, some drivers almost kissed their Chase hopes goodbye in the wreck-fest that was the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard on Sunday. In the first 60 laps of the race, a total of 18 drivers had been involved in at …
It is times like these we thank NASCAR for being part of the national consciousness and showing once again what is right with sports.
This week, here’s a peek at what some select few were thinking after the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard.
33 – laps led by Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. Earnhardt finished 34th after blowing an engine with 24 laps to go.
Darrell Waltrip and Bristol. Bill Elliott and Michigan. Dale Earnhardt and Talladega. Looks like the formula’s in place for Tony Stewart and Indianapolis.
With 10 laps to go, Tony Stewart muscled his way under Kevin Harvick. The two skirmished, but Stewart quickly drove off to an uncontested Brickyard 400 win.