At the Allstate 400 Regan Smith is going to replace Sterling Marlin in the #14 car. The #13 car that Joe Nemechek drives will not run this week if they do not have a sponsor for this car.
The Motorsports soapbox says that Aric Almirola has asked to be let go by Joe Gibbs Racing so he can quickly move over to Ginn Racing.
At this point of time only 6 full time NEXTEL Cup drivers are willing to give up their free week to go drive in the weekend Busch Series race. It is going to be a Kevin Harvick free race this weekend giving Carl Edwards a big time chance to expand his lead in the points.
In Truck series news Travis Kvapil gets fined 25 points, the car owner Jack Roush gets fined 25 points, and crew chief Mike Beam gets fined 10 grand for the truck being too low after the race.