NASCAR NATION: Martinsville is a Day Late and a Dollar Short for Some
By Heather Chavez, Real Estate Virtual, Assistant (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Martinsville ended up being a day late and a dollar short for some of NASCAR's Sprint Cup drivers. Since yesterday's race was rained out, the drivers were able to race under cloudy but dry skies today. I had to work but was only able to fend off my curiosity for the first half of the race. I was listening to the live broadcast when the excitement got to be just too much. Off went the computer and on went the TV. I'm glad I decided to watch, too. Jeff Gordon (#24) seemed to be doing well towards the beginning of the race, leading over 70 laps. But Virginia's own Denny Hamlin (#11) was definitely dominating this one. Jeff Burton (#31) gave Denny a run for his money for quite a while, but got caught up in the tire trouble that hit many drivers in today's race. After Jeff Burton's c...