PIT STRATEGIES BACKFIRE IN TEXAS FOR STEWART AND BUSCH

With a fast car and a hunger to end a 76-race winless streak, few in the field had anything for Roush Fenway Racing’s Matt Kenseth Saturday night in Texas. Leading more laps than he had in all of 2010, Kenseth scored his first victory since sweeping the opening weekends in 2009. “It's been a long time,” Kenseth said. “You talk about the second place finishes here, and I got beaten at the end of a lot of these races.  It's great to finish second if you can't win. But ...

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LUCK HAS NOT BEEN ON STEWART’S SIDE IN PITS

MARTINSVILLE, Va. _ In the first five races of the season, it seems Tony Stewart and crew chief Darian Grubb have opted for a different strategy than that than the rest of the field. Running at the front nearly every week, the No. 14 team has struggled to capitalize on its strong performances and varying strategies to find Victory Lane.After dominating the race in Las Vegas, a pit road penalty mired it deep in the field. On the final caution, Grubb called for two tires, gained the lead and clean ...

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TRIBUTE TO THE CATCH CAN MAN

NASCAR's off-season rule change eliminating the Catch Can Man has caused several teams fits. Many folks underestimate the role of the Man With The Can. Without an extra pair of hands to capture gas overflow and make adjustments to the car, pit crews for several prominent teams have been unable to gas and go this season. Greg Biffle's team, notably, has been unable to unlock this new puzzle.While it's heart-wrenching to see a pit box without the Man With The Can, the legend lives on. He not only ...

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LOL RACE PICS: TONY STEWART IS NOT HAPPY

  Other than that, the Las Vegas race went great. Props, LOL Race Pics. Related links: Danica signs some boobs Trevor Bayne BRB ...

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EDWARDS BEATS STEWART IN LAS VEGAS

Continuing his early season momentum, Carl Edwards was able to score his first win of the 2011 season Sunday at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Edwards took the lead from Tony Stewart after the final round of green flag pit stops cycled through and never looked back. “It is unreal,” Edwards said. “When you are a kid you dream about this and how cool it would be to go to Vegas and fly a bunch of women there in a private plane and race cars and I did it. I brought my mom, my mother ...

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