Jeff Gordon not a threat to win? C'mon. The four-time Sprint Cup champion hushed his critics Sunday with a resounding, streak-busting victory at Martinsville.
Yes, Jimmie Johnson is a monster at Martinsville, but that doesn't mean he's a lock to leave "The Paperclip" with the points lead.
Christmas Abbott could become the first full-time female crew pit member for a Sprint Cup Series racing team, but she's drawn plenty of cheers and jeers for the way she's come into the sport.
Car manufacturers are pushing to add some more character back into NASCAR and revive some old brand rivalries.
That college basketball tournament about to start may be popular, but the three-race crucible the Sprint Cup Series is about to embark on is a true test.
Martinsville Speedway doesn't have luxury boxes, condos or a palatial infield garage like some of the showcase speedways on the Cup circuit. But the 'Ville does have history, and that's enough for Ryan McGee.