Sunday, March 14, 2004

Junior has a big day in Atlanta

After a miserable showing in Las Vegas, Dale Junior rebounded this week in Atlanta. The Budweiser team spent most of the day lingering just out of the top ten before sprinting to the front and taking home the checkered flag. The victory boosted Dale four spots in the championship standings to third place. Rookie Kasey Kahne and his #9 Dodge team also made a strong move in the standings. Kahne followed up two consecutive second-place finishes with a third place finish this week. Kahne is now in fourth place in the standings. Defending champion Matt Kenseth maintained his hold on the top spot, and Tony Stewart remained in second place.