Mark Martin's last win came at Kansas last year, and with the Cup series back in town, he's hopeful he can do it again, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Kasey Kahne is the focus at Richmond, but there are eight other drivers with unfinished Chase business at Richmond on Saturday, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Kasey Kahne insists he isn't going to change his approach to make the Chase, because even winning might not be enough, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Kasey Kahne is the only driver currently not in the top 10 with a solid shot of getting there. That makes him the driver to watch at California, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Winning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway holds such allure for some drivers, they'll do anything for it, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Kasey Kahne's career looked ready to take off after last May's win at Richmond. It hasn't yet, but it might soon, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Questions about how to make the Dodge Charger more competitive are still elusive as teams fail to work together, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Kasey Kahne's 2005 season was a disappointment. He's hoping a shake up makes for a better 2006, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
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.
Kasey Kahne's heard about sophomore jinxes. But NASCAR's reigning rookie of the year's not worried.
Kasey Kahne went from NASCAR unknown to one of People's 50 hottest bachelors. Surprising? Yes and no.