Inventory Car Insider – July 10th Challenge

Future Situations in the Entire world of NASCAR

Subsequent week, the NASCAR Nextel Cup teams head to the most significant sporting location in the Northeast, New Hampshire Worldwide Speedway, NIS. As it turns out, the friendly people of New Hampshire who reside by the condition creed of “Are living No cost or Die” are huge NASCAR admirers and regularly pack the seats to the tune of 100,000+.

The mile extended oval with its low-banked turns can be regarded a close relative to Martinsville Speedway. Just like at Martinsville, the racing at NIS offers challenging-braking & nail-biting passing in the turns but with the included profit of a second grove. Motorists thrust their vehicles and each individual other to the restrictions as they jockey for place and from time to time “lean” on every single other for help.

Of all latest drivers with 2 or additional profession commences at New Hampshire, Ryan Newman, who also retains the monitor qualifying report with a speed of 133.357mph and who athletics an regular finish of 8th, sales opportunities the pack.

Also be expecting the subsequent drivers to do properly up coming 7 days:

Other motorists to be aware:

Jimmie Johnson – Normal Complete 9th

Matt Kenseth – Typical Finish 11th

Mark Martin – Common Complete 12th

Next Week’s Timetable:

Nextel Cup: @ New Hampshire Worldwide Speedway

7/15/06 – 10:05pm NASCAR Nextel Cup LENOX Industrial Tools 300 Practice

7/14/06 – 03:10pm NASCAR Nextel Cup LENOX Industrial Resources 300 Qualifying

7/16/06 – 02:10pm NASCAR Nextel LENOX Industrial Equipment 300

Busch Sequence: @ New Hampshire Global Speedway

7/14/06 – 02:00pm NASCAR Busch Series New England 200 Observe

7/15/06 – 03:10pm NASCAR Busch Collection New England 200 Qualifying

7/15/06 – 03:00pm NASCAR Busch Series New England 200

Craftsman Truck Collection: @ Memphis Motorsports Park

7/14/06 – 07:45pm NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series O’Reilly 200 Exercise

7/15/06 – 05:00pm NASCAR Craftsman Truck Collection O’Reilly 200 Qualifying

7/15/06 – 08:15pm NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series O’Reilly 200

Who’s Hot?

It generally can help when your Belgian supermodel girlfriend states, “I do”, and it definitely has aided Jeff Gordon. Now I really don’t suggest to discredit all the tricky get the job done set in by the a great number of number of employs at Hendrick Motorsports and I definitely do not signify to discredit Jeff Gordon’s driving talents, but the only big difference amongst the last 3 months and the initial 15 races of the 2006 year (and not to point out all of the 2005 season) is that Jeff has a new long term spouse in Ingrid Vandebosch.

I have completed some analysis of my very own, and have determined that if I have been to choose my incredibly personal supermodel to support in my racing occupation, that she would in truth have to be from Belgium. To no avail, I’ve been racking my mind making an attempt to ascertain a clever way to weave Belgian supermodels back into a NASCAR track for achievements. It is just that Belgium is a land of attractive individuals.

All jokes apart, Gordon is driving like his a$$ is on fireplace, and it can be up to the opposition to determine who or what lit it. He has received 2 of the previous 3 races, and now sits in 10th placement in the driver’s standings. Following 7 days at New Hampshire Global Speedway, anticipate Gordon to maintain the fireplace burning. In 22 races at NIS, he finishes in the best ten 55%, and in the top rated 5 41% of the time.

Most likely Tony Stewart, and the rest of the backsliders who are dropping down the details standings, requires to check out a handful of Belgium mail-purchase bride web pages.

Who’s Not?

I’m going to go out on a limb in this article and say that Carl Edwards is a definite non-qualifier for the Chase for the Championship. Now, Carl sits 193 factors out of tenth and 625 factors out of very first.

Immediately after a dazzling rookie season, numerous established significant expectations for Carl and considered he would back flip his way by way of the 2006 Nextel Cup plan. Having said that, the careers of all NASCAR drivers can be when compared to a race at Bristol. Often you’re racing in the inside grove cigarette smoking all people, from time to time you happen to be in the exterior grove viewing all people smoke you, and occasionally you happen to be likely close to the keep track of a$$-conclude 1st seeking at your competitors in eye right before they dip down to move you. Suitable now, I would say Carl is surely in the outdoors grove observing the world go by.

Carl’s performance at Chicagoland Speedway remaining a whole lot on the table for a Roush driver who ordinarily dominates the 1 1/2 mile super speedway functions. Carl’s 20th area finish is all motorists like Greg Biffle, Denny Hamlin, and Jeff Gordon desired to give them a chance to make the Chase for the Championship.

Last Week’s Headlines

There were being a number of winners at yesterday’s USG Sheetrock 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. The principal winner was Jeff Gordon who had the automobile to defeat for most of the working day. Right after starting off 13th, Gordon rocketed his way to the entrance prior to making a pit cease that would depart him powering the leaders for much of the working day. Even so, when the time was correct, Gordon pushed his way to the front and outlasted a gasoline starved field to get the checkered flag.

The other huge winner of the day was NASCAR’s “Auto of Tomorrow” established to make its debut future year. The “Automobile of Tomorrow” has been given plenty of flack from NASCAR purists who believe the car’s boxy seem and rear-winged spoiler make it even even more removed from a inventory auto. Nevertheless, NASCAR’s intentions in establishing this car or truck ended up to make for better aspect by side racing.

Foreseeable future races at Chicagoland, and at just about every other 1 1/2 mile tremendous speedway, will be far more entertaining since the “Auto of Tomorrow” will permit the motorists trailing the chief to make runs at the leader. Typically times throughout the USG Sheetrock 400, the motor vehicle in entrance was not the most potent or the greatest dealing with car on the monitor. In its place, it experienced the benefit of respiration clean, a lot less turbulent air. The automobiles next the leader could not make operates or even move the chief even though bouncing close to in his turbulent wake. Not until finally Matt Kenseth was slowed by Casey Mears could Jeff Gordon make his winning transfer (or wrecking shift as some angry enthusiasts will get in touch with it).

Other vital finishes of the day ended up Tony Stewart (32nd) who slid quick just after functioning out of gasoline with two laps to go. Matt Kenseth fell on difficult times following acquiring the boot from Jeff Gordon. Soon soon after in the ensuing caution, Kenseth also ran out of gas. He was ready to recoup, and explode across the start off/complete line in 21st position sideways.

Kenseth’s complete moved him 48 factors out of 1st location at this time occupied by Jimmie Johnson. Jimmie had a non-eventful however usual day finishing 6th right after commencing 5th.

The large point’s mover of the working day was Jeff Burton who finished in 2nd area. Burton attained 3 spots in the points, and now occupies 4th.

Yesterday’s USG Sheetrock 400 at Chicagoland Speedway marked the halfway stage in the 2006 Nextel Cup period. The race showcased 18 guide adjustments involving 10 diverse motorists, and 8 overall cautions.