As Silly Season picks up with drivers figuring out what their ride in 2011 will be, NASCAR begins to let the 2011 schedule take shape.
Four races to go before we lock in our Chase contenders, and ten look good to stay there after Michigan. It is not as clear for both Greg Biffle and Mark Martin who remain on shaky ground. Biffle's record over the past ten events is only 17th best, not good for one seeking some distance.
NASCAR’s two top series just finished a weekend of racing at Watkins Glen International. Twice a year (we’re including Infineon Raceway here), the sport’s top drivers are asked to get out of their comfort zone (if there is such a thing) and do what most of them never do but twice a year.
We learned that this was a movie with two starring roles and four co-stars. Juan Pablo Montoya was Robin Hood, Marcos Ambrose the Sheriff of Nottingham, while Kurt Busch, A.J. Allmendinger, Carl Edwards, and Jamie McMurray were the Merry Men.
Road racing at its finest. Describing the race today here at Watkins Glen. Today’s race was full of action and extraordinary weather. This capped off once of the nicest race weekends I can remember here at Watkins Glen.
With the signing of AJ Allmendinger to a multi-year contract, the driver of the infamous No. 43 Petty blue race car officially becomes the lead alpha dog at Richard Petty Motorsports.