DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Brandon Thompson fully concedes that other than knowing who seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt was or the racing successes of his fellow Tennesseans Sterling Marlin and Bobby Hamilton, he had not followed the sport of NASCAR early in his life. Continue reading
Kyle Busch came to Martinsville Speedway this weekend with no grandfather clock trophies from the shortest and tightest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series short tracks.
He left with two clocks after completing an unprecedented Martinsville sweep in Sunday’s STP 500, and, appropriately, the first question he radioed to his crew after his celebratory burnouts dealt with telling time.
“What time is it?” crowed the reigning series champion, who a day earlier had won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville in his own equipment. Continue reading