It's a question that will eventually have an answer, but we have 16 weeks to watch it unfold. Will Tony Stewart, Denny Hamlin or David Ragan charge to the Chase?
From Tony Stewart's chances at a repeat to Danica Patrick's chances in a Cup car, Terry Blount answers the 10 burning questions in auto racing for 2012.
It was a "perfect weekend" for Stewart-Haas Racing. Ryan Newman won the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at Loudon to bolster his Chase chances, and his boss, Tony Stewart, finished second.
With Joe Gibbs Racing expected to move from Chevrolet to Toyota next season, what does that mean for Chase contenders Tony Stewart and Denny Hamlin this season? It can't be good, writes Terry Blount.