Clint Bowyer knows that only one driver leading the Nationwide Series with two races to go has failed to win the title. He also knows his 91-point lead over Carl Edwards was at 196 two races ago, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Denny Hamlin's been letting Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch have all the fun in the Nationwide Series lately. Hamlin will take his turn in "his" car -- the No. 20 -- at Bristol on Saturday, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Nationwide Series testing begins Friday at Daytona, and the questions are plentiful: Will Kevin Harvick defend his win in last year's opener? Will Carl Edwards run away with another series title? Stay tuned.
2007 was a year to forget for Bobby Hamilton Jr. He lost his father to cancer in January, then limped to a sixth-place finish in the Busch standings. And 2008? It can't get much worse, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Marcos Ambrose has a lot on his mind this weekend as the Busch Series heads to Dover. What's to fret over? New front-end and suspension setups, and, oh yeah, a baby due any day, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Jason Keller doesn't see the Busch Series merely as a stepping stone to bigger and better things. That's why he's close to overtaking Tommy Houston as the all-time leader in series starts, writes Mark Ashenfelter.