Junior proved the only weak link during Hendrick's stellar year. (Getty Images)
First, second, third ... 25th? Hendrick dominated '09, and with an
offseason dedicated to fixing Junior, the potent stable remains king of
the NASCAR mountain.
The fourth time was the charm. Jimmie Johnson went mainstream Monday
when he was honored as the Male Athlete of the Year by members of The
(AP Photo/Isaac Breken)
Did NASCAR do the right thing by moving its season-ending Champion's
Week celebration from Manhattan to Sin City? By all indications, it
figures to be a win-Wynn proposition.
The sooner Patrick announces her NASCAR plans, the better. (Getty Images)
Danica Patrick isn't doing herself any favors inside the NASCAR
community. With a chance to shed light about her future in stock car
racing, Patrick stays mum, Pete Pistone
Time was Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s missing the Chase sent panic through
NASCAR. The Chase is bigger than that now, and the storylines playing
out are helping.
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Kevin Harvick
proved just how strong his organization is Saturday by winning the Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway in his own race car.
It may seem absurd to call the fifth race of a 36-race schedule critical but Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway is just that for a pretty large group of drivers.