In qualifying news for the NEXTEL series race Clint Bowyer wins his first NEXTEL poll ever with a speed of 164.987 MPH. Not making this race again is Michael Waltrip, and Dale Jarrett. A surprise no-show this week is driver Scott Riggs.
SpeedTV reports that Dale Jr. has not signed on with Richard Childress Racing yet. Early reports today said this was a done deal.
At this point of time Martin Truex Jr. is going to stay with DEI.
The final ratings for the race last week at Richmond from the rain delayed race are the lowest of the season at 4.3.