There are two road courses on the Nextel Cup schedule, but this weekend's trip to Watkins Glen is unique, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
The record at Watkins Glen gives little hope that a Greg Biffle resurgence is imminent, but Biffle says he knows better, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
After an admittedly poor start, Nextel Cup preseason favorite Greg Biffle has refocused his efforts -- and he's closing fast, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Greg Biffle isn't about to shy away from any championship talk. In fact, the Roush driver welcomes it, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Jamie McMurray has a new team and higher expectations in 2006. Running with Roush's boys brings that, Mark Ashenfelter writes.
Busch, Mears, McMurray and others are primed for breakout seasons in '06. But will they materialize? Mark Ashenfelter has some insight.
From Carl Edwards' rise to Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s fall, the '05 Nextel Cup season had no shortage of compelling stories and surprises.
The math says four drivers still have a shot at the title. But really only two will be racing for the Cup this weekend in Homestead.
After two Chase races, no one's jumping to conclusions. Talladega's up next, and the seemingly inevitable "Big One" could change everything.
Although their title hopes are dashed, those who missed the Chase aren't giving up on the season. There's still plenty to race for.
Tony Stewart enters the Chase on top. Who has the best shot to knock him off his perch? Read our driver capsules to get the lowdown.
Racing at Bristol always weighs heavily on drivers' nerves. For those trying to make the Chase, there's no bigger source of stress.
Can Biffle keep it going? Will Junior make the cut? These and several other questions will be answered in the second half.
Greg Biffle is proof that there's still a place for drivers who arrive late to the Nextel Cup scene.