Mute Button no Longer Needed
Buh-Bye, Fox. Don't let the door hit ya. TNT takes over race broadcast duties for the next couple of months as DW, Hammond, Meyers, and the rest of the Foxcasters get their annual early summer vacation. You know how you don't really miss something until it's gone? Well, don't expect that to happen in this instance.
200 At 25
Sunday, when he starts the ProGlide 500 at Pocono, Kyle Busch will become the youngest driver to make 200 Cup starts. He'll break Brian Vickers' (hurry back, B Vick) mark by a few months. Gee, it already seems like he's been around forever.
Turn Off Your Blinker, Gramps
61 year old Geoff Bodine is supposed to attempt to qualify at Pocono for this week's Cup race. Despite not having started a Cup event since 2004, Bodine stated that he has a shot a becoming NASCAR's oldest winner. He's driving a start and park entry. If he has a shot, I have a shot with Salma Hayek.
Mega sponsor, UPS reaffirmed their intentions to fulfill their contract next year at Roush Fenway Racing. This assures David Ragan of remaining at RFR for at least one more year anyway.
Denny Hamlin and Bobby Allison have each won three straight races at Pocono in the past.
Tony Stewart has nine top-10s in his last 10 Pocono starts.
Jeff Gordon has 8 top-10s on his last 10 races here,
At Pocono, Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin both have an average finish in the top-10.
Gillette razor shill, and WWE Champion, John Cena is one of the Grand Marshalls this weekend.