Following an eventful offseason during which several drivers either changed teams, came to or left the Cup Series, all of the full-time rides for the 2018 Cup Series season have been filled. I also spend a lot of my time digging into what athletes earn on and off the field of play. He also won the Daytona 500 twice, first in 2001 and again in 2003. Elliott signed a four-year contract extension in June with Hendrick that boosts his salary to the mid-seven figures range. Yes, you might have an abundance of 20-somethings rising up the ranks of the Cup Series right now, with drivers even younger than that percolating into lower national series and taking them by storm. If he never wins a Cup title, last fall might end up becoming the illustration of his career. He leads Truex by 3 car lengths off turn 2.
Sponsor money is off and team owners are cutting the percentage allocated to driver salaries. Keselowski powers back to the lead on the outside. Harvick powers by on the inside off turn 4, new leader. Harvick is on the rear bumper of the leader. Also considered: Austin Dillon, Ryan Newman, William Byron, Bob Welborn.
This list may change throughout the season depending on other drivers who show up to the racetrack. I also head up our biennial B-School rankings and our annual features on the Best Places for Business metros, states and countries. It was like their own personal press conference. Alex Bowman also did not have a full-time ride last season, but he is not a rookie. Roush Fenway Racing Two wins at plate tracks a sign of more to come.
There was this very dumb, extremely unfounded story going around the Internet earlier this week claiming that was going to be retiring, either immediately or at the end of the season, depending on who you asked. Jeff Gordon made the Chase as did Biffle and Kenseth. Hamlin, Jones and Newman are all out of fuel. After a winter of fielding questions about breaking up with Danica Patrick, is his mojo back? There have been plenty of drivers to win over the age of 45 including, Rusty Wallace, Dale Earnhardt, Bill Elliott, Geoff Bodine, Richard Petty and Terry Labonte. Harvick is first in and first off. It was debunked almost immediately, with the actual press conference Wednesday April 19 being some actual good news: a new sponsor for Kenseth and Joe Gibbs Racing in Circle K. Turn 3, Harvick looks to the inside, Keselowski leaves the lane open.
Lap 52, Brad Kesleowski has been chasing down Alex Bowman since the last restart. Rutherford is the managing editor of Frontstretch, a position he gained in 2015 after serving on the editing staff for two years. They continue to race through lapped traffic. Bowyer dives to the bottom in turn 1. Ask the guy at Wal-Mart in Vegas when I ran him down.
The repaving project calls for a brand-new asphalt surface to be lain over top of the current surface. Harvick is now attempting to run the opposite lane of Keselowski in every corner to get some air to his nose. Like a mummy at night fightin' with bright lightnin'. Dates for the other Speedweeks events and Bike Week At Daytona International Speedway will be announced at a later date. But the retirement of Earnhardt, Gordon, Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards, Danica Patrick and Matt Kenseth in recent years leaves a gaping hole in the sport.
Furniture Row Racing Champ eyes repeat after eight-win, 2,253-laps-led season. He lives in New York City, but his heart is in Ohio -- you know, like that Hawthorne Heights song. In stick and ball sports most players are at the end of their prime in their late 30's to early 40's. In addition to his impressive number of wins, Green won the 2000 Championships in three seasons by 616 points, a record he held until 2006. Bowyer is first in and first off, Harvick is off 2nd. Drivers well into their 40's have been extremely competitive and even won championships.
Dauzat has raced in the Camping World Truck Series, the Whelen Modified Tour, and the Whelen Southern Modified Tour. Earnhardt has on Twitter and on Instagram. . Harvick is off 3rd with 4 tires. While a smoother surface and blended seams will accompany the new repave, the high speeds and multiple racing grooves unique to Atlanta Motor Speedway are expected to endure and produce the same, thrilling racing experience for both fans and drivers for many years to come.
Stenhouse runs the high lane, Bowyer is right on the apron. However, he still powers around Harvick to control the lead from the high side off turn 2. Instead, Truex Jr moved to the inside front row while Harvick will start on the outside. The total will drop again next year with Earnhardt, Patrick and Kenseth leaving the sport, as well as Kasey Kahne taking a huge pay cut in moving from Hendrick Motorsports to Leavine Family Racing. Lap 147, Cody Ware is in the wall, caution. Afterward, the boy and his mother joined the No.