The day started with Tony Stewart pulling out of the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen. It ended with an improbable winner -- AJ Allmendinger -- celebrating in Victory Lane, writes Brant James.
Marcos Ambrose won't start on the pole at Watkins Glen; Jeff Gordon will. Ambrose will start second Sunday, but all eyes will be on him as the man who could truly shake up the race to the Chase, writes Brant James.
Four drivers have won Nationwide Series races this season driving the No. 22 Ford Mustang. You can chalk some of that up to the talent of the drivers, but don't overlook crew chief Jeremy Bullins.
When the IndyCar season roars into action this weekend, for the first time in a decade there will be no full-time female drivers. And prospects for the near future aren't good.
Danica Patrick has developed an affinity for racing stock cars on road courses, and that's where the series will be the next two weeks.