Browsing the "Marcos Ambrose" Tag

Harvick Ends Winless Drought At Talladega

April 26th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kevin Harvick, who hung in the back most of the day, broke his 115-race winless streak by beating Jamie McMurray to the finish line by 0.011 seconds in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway


What If NASCAR Drivers Were Drafted?

April 23rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

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


Four Teams Penalized For Texas Infractions

April 22nd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

NASCAR has penalized Germain Racing's No. 13 and JTG Daugherty Racing's No. 47 teams for rule violations at Texas Motor Speedway. The crew chiefs were fined and placed on probation for the rest of the season. The teams each lost 50 owner's points and 25 driver's points. Two other teams received fines and probation, as well


Hamlin Wins Thrilling Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500

March 30th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

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.


Johnson Earns First Career Win At Bristol

March 22nd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

On the final restart of the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson and his four fresh tires started fifth behind cars that took two tires. Ten laps later, he took the lead from Tony Stewart. He led the final six laps to earn his 50th career race, and first at Bristol


McMurray Wins; Johnson Expands Points Lead

November 2nd, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

Jamie McMurray survived the green-white-checker finish to the Amp Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Jimmie Johnson, who ran near the back all day, stayed out of trouble and came home sixth, expanding his points lead


Johnson Wins Pepsi 500, Assumes Points Lead

October 12th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

Jimmie Johnson dominated the Pepsi 500 at Auto Club Speedway, and pulled away from Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon for the victory, and assumed the points lead by 12 points over teammate Mark Martin.


Ambrose’s Rare Mistake Gives Edwards Win

August 31st, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

Carl Edwards capitalized on a rare mistake by Marcos Ambrose on the final turn of the final lap to win the Nationwide Series' NAPA Auto Parts 200. Ambrose dominated for most of the day, and held off a hard-charging Edwards until the final turn, where Ambrose hit the curb and went airborne. Ambrose lost momentum, allowing Edwards to sneak pass him coming to the checkered flag.


Stewart Wins Helluva Good At The Glen

August 11th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith

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



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