Among the many signs of revival within NASCAR this year are the rookie classes across their top-three series, Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck series’. Each with Rookie of the Year contenders offering a layer of interest in watching this season’s competition for their respective coveted titles. Continue reading
By Jordan Dodson
Brad Keselowski earned his first Sprint Cup championship at Homestead-Miami on Sunday, in only his third full season. He now joins the company of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jeff Gordon in winning a Sprint Cup championship within three years or less in a Sprint Cup career. But that is not all he proved to me this year. Keselowski has proven in multiple ways, that he is more like Dale Earnhardt Sr. than some may think. Continue reading
By Jason Schultz
Date- Sunday November 18, 2012
Location- Miami, Florida
Start time- 3:16 PM EST
Distance- 267 Laps, 400.5 Miles
Broadcast TV- ESPN
Broadcast Radio- MRN Continue reading
This week’s Chase Tracker after Talladega gave drivers a bit of a shakeup with the last lap wreck involving 25 drivers, including 8 Chase contenders, but left the top-three Chase contenders the same. Keselowski came in the points leader and left as the points leader, with Jimmie Johnson remaining in second place and Denny Hamlin, third in the point standings.
Also, Kyle Busch remains the Best of the Rest non-Chase contenders, after race four of the 2012 Chase season.
Starting with drivers ranked 12th through 1st, the following gives our assessment of each Chase contender after Talladega’s Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500. Continue reading
The new king of the restrictor plate races took home his second restrictor plate victory of the season.
Matt Kenseth was up front all day and by the time he crossed the finish line, he was first. Kenseth has been up front in all four restrictor plate races this season and he was leading on the last lap in three of them. Kenseth started off the season by winning the first restrictor plate race at Daytona. Then Kenseth went on to run well in the three remaining restrictor plate races. With Kenseth’s track-record at the restrictor plate races this year, he could be called the restrictor plate king. Continue reading