Is Watkins Glen safe for NASCAR? Should Cup drivers stop dabbling in other series for recreation? Bigger surprise: Kyle Larson making the Chase or Kasey Kahne missing it? Will two first-time winners make an impact in the playoffs?
With opportunities to make the Chase getting thinner for drivers such as former race winner Brian Vickers, the heat is on at New Hampshire. A win will likely get you in, but a bad points day could be a killer.