Car No Lap Caution Incident 31 7 #1 Running in 20th, Jeff Burton spun, with a little help from Carl Edwards. Dave Blaney, Travis Kvapil and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. also suffered damage getting by Burton, Blaney going to the garage. 93 88 #2 Travis Kvapil spun in turns 3 & 4. No contact, but a […]
Car No Lap Caution Incident 37 #1 First caution flag of the day came out for debris. 88 117 Attempting to pit from the lead, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. slowed but missed pit road, having to complete another lap before his green-flag stop. He dropped to 8th position. 78 159 Kurt Busch made an unscheduled pit […]
Car No Lap Caution Incident 30 #1 Competition caution after rain. 78 81 Kurt Busch was forced to serve a pass-through penalty after speeding on pit road during a green-flag stop, putting him a lap down. 30, 42 109 #2 Cole Whitt spun off of turn 4, possibly due to some rain drops. Juan Pablo […]
Car No Lap Caution Incident 135 #1 Caution flag for debris, after the longest green flag run to begin a race in RIR history. 78 137 Following the ensuing pit stops, Kurt Busch dropped out of the lead down to 6th position. Slow pit stops have been what’s keeping the #78 team from really […]
According to Lee Spencer of Foxsports.com Kurt Busch is now signed to drive for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014. A press conference is scheduled for tomorrow for the announcement.
Car No Lap Incident 47 0 Bobby Labonte went to the garage just before the parade laps, reporting radiator issues. He emerged from the garage just as the field went to green, before coming to a stop off-course reporting possible engine issues. Soon hauled away by the wrecker, Labonte finished 43rd for the second straight […]
During qualifying yesterday Kurt Busch hit the wall and as a result he’ll be in a backup car for the Phoenix Subway Fresh Fit 500. On Sunday Kurt Busch will start the race from the rear of the field.
2012 Stats: Points Finish – 25th , 0 Wins, 1 Top Five, 5 Top Tens, Average Running Position 20.9, Average Finish 23.2, Laps Led 19, Driver Rating 71.0 The 2004 champion is one of the most talented drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He’s capable of performing good at any type of track. In […]
Tony Stewart – Tony Stewart had a 6th through 12th place car in March. He started in 2nd and led 9 laps. He didn’t finish good though. His 22nd place result is highly deceiving. Under caution late in the race he shut off his car to conserve gas and couldn’t get it restarted. This cost […]
Paul Menard – Given the tier of driver Paul Menard is associated with he’s a good fantasy option for the AAA Texas 500. At 1.5 mile tracks this year he’s been solid. He’s coming off a 3rd place finish at Kansas and for the year he has a 13.7 average finish. That’s a better average […]
Kurt Busch – Kurt Busch won a Martinsville a decade ago but by no means is he a good pick. His average finish is 21.3 and he hasn’t finished in the top ten since 2005. In April Kurt Busch really struggled. He kept overheating his breaks and cooking the beads on his tires. To a […]
Tony Stewart – The #14 team is a high risk option at Charlotte. 1.5 mile tracks have been their achilles heel this season. At Charlotte in May Tony Stewart really struggled. He finished three laps down in 25th. He has a couple more finishes like that at similar venues this season. At Chicagoland he showed […]
Kasey Kahne – In the last two Talladega races Kahne has finishes of 6th and 4th. Kahne only has two other top tens at Dega and they were second place finishes in 2009 & 2006. Despite his shaky history I think Kahne is a good prospect for the Good Sam 500. He has momentum and […]
From Speed’s Race Hub program it’s being reported that Regan Smith will be out of the #78 after Talladega. This is a tweet from USAToday.com’s Nate Ryan Speed’s @racehub reports Regan Smith will be out of the No. 78 after Talladega for the final six races of the season. #nascar — Nate Ryan (@nateryan) September […]
Jamie McMurray – McMurray has been mediocre at Dover. In the last four Monster Mile races he’s finished between 13th and 20th. His last top ten finish at Dover was in 2008. While he was a member of Roush Fenway Racing he came close to victory lane and had a best finish of 2nd. The […]