WOW What a Finish!!!!!!!!!
Written by Cliff Tanner from Radio Speed Talk
Speed Talk Fans I will eat my words in a big way. Yes earlier I said there was no excitement for me tonight in this Sprint Unlimited race. Yes I almost turned it off as I recorded it but man I am so glad I didn’t. I can tell you this; the Gen6 car is the best thing to happen to NASCAR in awhile. It was a real treat to see the drivers control this race. This car is fast and gives it back to the drivers.
Congrats goes out to Kevin Harvick as he made two awesome blocks to hold off Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart for the win. He led 37 laps tonight. Unlike Obama a lame duck at the end of this term, Harvick wants to leave Richard Childress Racing as a winner. He made a statement tonight and is well on his way. yes I know this race is just a showcase but I saw the driver that Harvick used to be.
Tony Stewart made some people mad at him tonight. Stewart mad a move on lap 15 and brushed across Marcos Ambrose’s car and caused many people to check up and caused a nine car wreck which included two sets of teammates. They included Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin as well as Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson. I have to say it was an agressive move by Stewart and a damn good one. IT was just racing.
I have to admit that it appears that if you want to win the Daytona 500 you have to be aggressive. Even Brad Keselowski said that. On a side note funny that the Sprint Cup defending champ didn’t qualify for the race. Clint Bowyer who finished second didn’t make the race either.
I was impressed with the way Matt Kenneseth drove tonight. He appeared he had the fastest car tonight he just couldn’t get any help. Matt who switched JGR this year lost his teammates in the earlier melee. He is also quietly becoming a good restrictor plate racer.
Joey Logano looked good in the 22 tonight ads well. I think the move to Penske will juice him up for the year. Sometimes change will make a huge difference in a driver. He will be a contender to compete in The Chase.
Overall there was some good racing going on. Aggressiveness seems to be the key. I am still not convinced that the fans should vote about the format. But like all sports entities they will continue to do so because the bias media will make sure of it. Or Sprint will pay enough money for it.
Sunday will be interesting. It is Qualifying day and today Danica Patrick had the fastest time in practice. Don’t get excited she still has to race. lol
I’m outta here.