Ever wonder what it would be like if NASCAR teams drafted drivers like players are drafted in the NFL? I did, so I decided to use a convoluted system to determine where drivers would end up if there was a draft today.
Denny Hamlin, who had to postpone surgery to repair his ACL because the race was delayed due to rain, capitalized on a green-white-checkered finish and a slip-up by Matt Kenseth to win the Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
On the penultimate restart, Tony Stewart took the lead of the Helluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen from Kyle Busch. He then easily held off a late charge from Marcos Ambrose to earn his fifth Sprint Cup victory at Watkins Glen International.
Kyle Busch took the lead from Jeff Gordon with about 30 laps to go, and drove away from the field to win the Crown Royal presents the Russ Friedman 400 at Richmond International Raceway. The victory is his third victory of the Sprint Cup season. Top 5: Busch, Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton, Ryan Newman, and [...]
Kyle Busch pulled away from Carl Edwards on the final restart and won the Lipton Tea 250 at Richmond International Raceway. Top 5: Busch, Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick. Joey Logano, Mark Martin, Michael McDowell, Jason Keller, and Jason Leffler finished sixth through 10th, respectively. Notables: Steven Wallace (11th), Scott Wimmer (16th), Joe [...]
On the final lap of the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski pushed Carl Edwards to the lead, then dipped below him to make the pass. Edwards went for the block, but the two made contact, spinning Edwards. Edwards’ car’s rear wheels came off the ground. Then, while his cars were in the air, [...]
Mark Martin drove his No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy to victory in the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. On the final restart, Martin quickly disposed of Ryan Newman, who stayed out, and cruised to victory. Top 5: Martin, Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch, Jimmie Johnson, and Greg Biffle. Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr, [...]
Greg Biffle used pit strategy and a little luck to win Friday night’s Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. Biffle stayed out during the last caution, and used a series of late cautions to hold off those who were on fresher tires. The victory is owner Jack Roush’s 100th Nationwide Series [...]
Kyle Busch won the O’Reilly 300 in dominating fashion, winning his third race in a row at Texas Motor Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson bumped Denny Hamlin out of the way in the closing laps of the Goodys Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and held on to win. Hamlin was very diplomatic about the incident, saying he was “honored” being on the racetrack with Johnson, and the other leaders. He said that it was just [...]