Gene Haas hired Kurt Busch for a reason: to drive the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Chevrolet to Victory Lane. Busch fulfilled that commitment Sunday at Martinsville of all places, writes Brant James.
Regan Smith was involved in that final-lap melee last February that injured scores of fans on the eve of the Daytona 500. One year later, he's standing in Victory Lane.
Brad Keselowski won again in the No. 22 Penske Ford at Texas. But the Austin Dillon-Sam Hornish Jr. sideshow added intrigue to the Nationwide Series title fight.
Never mind the differing lifestyles and an occasional wreck, NASCAR's power couple is thriving no matter what the situation.
Not only did Danica Patrick and Brad Keselowski collide on Lap 319, the incident appeared to be caused by none other than Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Joey Logano is back to defend his Nationwide Series win at Talladega, and new teammate Sam Hornish Jr. may be just the drafting partner he needs to do it.
Joe Gibbs Racing has won an astounding eight consecutive Nationwide Series races at Auto Club Speedway. With Kyle Busch in JGR's corner, No. 9 is a real possibility.
You'd think driving for Kyle Busch would give a young racer cause to worry. Then again, the owner Parker Kligerman first drove for was some guy named Roger Penske.
Tony Stewart didn't celebrate after winning his record-tying seventh Nationwide race at Daytona. His thoughts were on the fans injured when a last-lap crash sent debris into the grandstand.