Q: Looks like Kevin Harvick is on his way to a championship, and I couldn’t be happier about that. It’s sad that most of Dale Earnhardt’s fans became Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans instead of Harvick fans because they went with the name and missed the real driver.
Who was hurt more on Sunday – Kyle Busch or Jimmie Johnson? In particular, what has happened to the No. 48 team since August, and can it be fixed?
SPEED TV reporter Bob Dillner told viewers, “As darkness falls upon New Hampshire International Speedway, we have learned that there was an issue with the [Sylvania 300]-winning car of Kevin Harvick and also his teammate, Jeff Burton, in post-race tech.”
Harvick dominated the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Sunday, leading 118 of the final 123 laps to take the checkered flag first for the second week in a row.
The Sylvania 300 is the 27th race on the 36-race NASCAR Nextel Cup schedule. The Loudon, N.H. track is a more recent fixture on the circuit, seeing its first Nextel Cup winner in Rusty Wallace in 1991.
Q: Do you think last year’s champion Tony Stewart should get an automatic entry into the next season’s Chase?
10. A slight miscalculation by team staff on the “driver weight vs. horsepower” ratio for Tony Stewart’s backup car.
If you had the power to change NASCAR’s Chase field, would you replace one of the drivers currently in the top 10? Or did all 10 drivers deserve to make it in?
0.75 – miles that make up one lap around Richmond International Raceway.
It may not be the case all the time; OK, maybe less than half the time. Believe it or not, though, NASCAR does have certain rules that are black and white, and the rules surrounding the Chase for the Championship are one such set. 10 drivers and everyone within 400 points of the leader make …