Never before has a Cup driver won all three races during Speedweeks at Daytona. Denny Hamlin, who backed up his Sprint Unlimited win with a Duel victory, takes his shot Sunday.
Joe Gibbs Racing swept the Daytona Duels behind Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin on Thursday night. In other words, keep an eye on the Gibbs boys during Sunday's showcase 500.
Every Chase driver has a story, but only one driver's 2012 chapter ends with a championship. In our man's opinion, some stories would be better than others.
Matt Kenseth, winner of the season-opening Daytona 500, can't wait to see what he's got for Sunday's race at Talladega. But it's still always a crapshoot at Casino de Alabama.
Brian Vickers seemingly was involved in all 18 cautions thrown Sunday at Martinsville. His back-and-forth with Matt Kenseth ended up hurting Jimmie Johnson most.
Denny Hamlin drove his heart out to get the Cup victory Monday at Martinsville Speedway. But give some credit to Matt Kenseth, whose run-in with Jeff Gordon opened the door.