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.
Strange things can happen when you race 3,400-pound cars on two parallel drag strips connected by hairpin turns. Which makes Martinsville Speedway must-see TV on the Cup tour.
Did Jimmie Johnson push Denny Hamlin out of the way to win Sunday's Cup race at Martinsville? More importantly, what in the world is JJ going to do with six grandfather clocks?
It always seems to come down to Jimmie Johnson or Jeff Gordon at Martinsville. What do drivers expect Sunday? More of the same.
Jimmie Johnson may well be on his way to a third straight Cup title. But Jeff Burton, Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards aren't conceding just yet, writes Ed Hinton.
What's so special about the tiny Virginia racetrack shaped like a paper clip? It's old, it's odd, and it's got history oozing out of its cracks, writes Ed Hinton.