Ron Fellows was in the right place at the right time; leading the NAPA Auto Parts 200 when the race was called due to rain, earning the victory at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada, in JR Motorsports’ No. 5 Chevy. Fellows took advantage of Marcos Ambrose’s pit road speeding penatly to earn the lead. History was [...]
Kyle Busch dominated the second half of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway and survived a green-white-checker finish to pick up his fifth Sprint Cup victory of the season.
Kasey Kahne took the pole for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway. Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Bobby Labonte, and Jeff Gordon round out the top 5. Elliott Sadler, Marcos Ambrose, Robby Gordon, Ryan Newman, and Greg Biffle will start sixth through 10th, respectively. Notables: Carl Edwards (12th), Denny Hamlin (13th), Boris Said (14th), Dale Earnhardt [...]
As the Sprint Cup Series turns to Infineon Raceway this weekend, I began thinking of the normal questions that surround road courses in NASCAR. First, should NASCAR even race anything but ovals? I say, absolutely. I think road courses level the playing field in NASCAR a little bit. Granted, someone like Jeff Gordon seems to [...]
In ESPN‘s Door 2 Door column, Marty Smith shined some more light on the Scott Pruett-Reed Sorenson switch this weekend at Infineon Raceway. According to Smith, Sorenson worked with Chip Ganassi to make the decision to put Pruett in the No. 41 Dodge this weekend at Infineon Raceway. He did not want to fall out of the [...]
I was reading Tim Z.’s post over at Do You NASCAR? on Chip Ganassi Racing’s decision to put Scott Pruett in the No. 41 for Reed Sorenson. Tim wrote: My gripe on this one doesn’t necessarily lie so much with the addition of Pruett to the team for the road course race, but moreso with the [...]