Team Orders? Not At Joe Gibbs Racing!

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wouldn't have done it to Jimmie Johnson, though I'd suspect Johnson would to Junior. All bets would be off if SHR's Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart were battling 1-2 on the final lap. As the final lap played at the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond, the question racing through our minds was "Will he or won't he?" Carl Edwards knocked teammate and leader Kyle Busch loose, and took the checkered flag. This is one reason why NASCAR has it over Formula One (see Rubens Barrichell ...

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RUBBIN’ IS NOT RACING

“Have at it, boys” is a good theory. Gradual bump-drafting enforcement and driving scrutiny by NASCAR increased over the years and brought a sense of sterility into the sport. Before any officials’ judgement became commonplace, “have at it boys” already was the attitude. It just didn’t have a clever name. This does not mean we need complete anarchy and a glorified demolition derby every time the Cup officials throw the green flag. Auto racing is self-policing. ...

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