• Junior Nation had reason to cheer again as
• Darrell Wallace Jr. and Chase Elliott showed why they're two of NASCAR's most promising young drivers. Elliott, at 18, won the NASCAR Nationwide Series title, becoming the youngest champion in history in NASCAR's three national series (the other one is NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series). Wallace, 21, won four races in the truck series, including a repeat victory in Martinsville, Va., where he had won a year earlier to become the first African American driver to win in one of NASCAR's national series in nearly 50 years.
• Three-time NASCAR champion
• Even by NASCAR standards, the Nov. 2 brawl at Texas Motor Speedway was beyond the pale. When