The Pit Stop

January 11, 2008 5:28 PM

2008 Nationwide Series pre season driver preview part 4...

In bold letters are car number, then the driver, model of car and finally the owner of the car.

33—Kevin Harvick, Cale Gale, & Ron Hornaday—Chevrolet—Richard Childress Racing

Kevin gets in the car for 22 races where he racks up another four to five wins.  Cale Gale gets 11 races where he will only pull in a top ten at best.  Ron Hornaday gets two races and gets one top 20 finish in the car.  9th-13th place in the owner points at the end of the season.

36--Jeremy Clements—Chevrolet—McGill Motorsports

Was in the last five races for them in 2007 and looks to be the driver for the team in 2008.  Needs sponsorship though or they will not go a full season.  Jeremy had a best finish of 23rd place in the car.  The car went a full season, but was 33rd place in the owner points.  At best I think this car finish 30th place in the owners points.

38—Jason Leffler—Toyota—Braun Racing

Jason racked up one win and 11 top ten finishes to finish third place in the points.  As long as he goes a full season he can easily finish top five in points with another win and over ten top ten finishes.

47—Kelly Bires---Ford—ST Motorsports

Had only 19 starts in 2007 with two top ten finishes.  Is expected to go the full season.  I think he can get at least five top ten finishes along with a 7-12th place finish in the points if he goes a full season.

59—Marcos Ambrose—Ford—JTG Racing

Finished 8th place in his rookie season with six top ten finishes.  I say he is going to get at least win in 2008 and improve over his 2007 season.  I think he will finish 4-7th place in the points and rack up 8-10 top ten finishes.

60—Carl Edwards—Ford—Roush Fenway Racing

Won the championship in 2007 with four wins and over twenty top ten finishes.  I think he will get second place in the points in 2008.  He will get three to five wins in 2008, but less than twenty top ten finishes.

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