A Dream Season For Roush Fenway’s “Dream Team”

Travis Pastrana (L), driver of the #99 Boost Mobile Toyota, and Trevor Bayne, driver of the #16 Ford. Drive One./Ford Mustang Ford, attend NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2012 in Daytona Beach, FL.Photo - Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Travis Pastrana (L), driver of the #99 Boost Mobile Toyota, and Trevor Bayne, driver of the #16 Ford. Drive One./Ford Mustang Ford, attend NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2012 in Daytona Beach, FL.
Photo – Tom Pennington/Getty Images

On Thursday, Jack Roush said that his driver line-up for 2013 at Roush Fenway Racing is a “dream team”. So will Roush Fenway Racing have a dream season?

There are five drivers in the Roush Fenway stable this season. Sprint Cup drivers include Carl EdwardsGreg Biffle and Ricky Stenhouse JrTrevor Bayne and, new addition, Travis Pastrana will run for the Nationwide title in 2013. Continue reading

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Chase Tracker – The Contenders after Kansas

By Jordan Dodson and Sharon Burton

Drivers came into Kansas Speedway thinking of it as a wildcard race in the Chase.

The Hollywood Casino 400 definitely had some twist and turns, but the points race remained nearly the same as one top contender made the best of a bad situation and another top contender nearly missed catastrophe several times .

Here are where the Chase contenders stand with four races remaining: Continue reading

Kenseth Survives Wild Last Lap for Win at Talladega

Kenseth leads at Talladega
Photo – Butch Dill/AP

By Jason Schultz

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

Chase Tracker for the Sprint Cup – Chicagoland

Chase Tracker for the Sprint Cup begins with the GEICO 400 at Chicagoland Speedway

Here’s the rundown on what’s going on with each of the Chase contenders and the Best of the Rest. Continue reading

Biffle Scores His Second Victory of the Season

Biffle celebrates second 2012 win at MIS
Photo – Mathew T. Thacker/AP Autostock

By Jason Schultz

A late turn of events sent Greg Biffle to victory lane Sunday afternoon in Michigan

With just five laps to go, Biffle was running second until the leader of the race, Jimmie Johnson, blew his engine and that ended Johnson’s day. Johnson has never won at Michigan and he thought Sunday was the day. Johnson’s frustration was apparent on the radio when he said “you’ve got to be kidding me.”   Continue reading