Three of the five Roush Racing drivers are struggling, but none of them expect to stay down for long, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Kurt Busch won Sunday by bumping Matt Kenseth out of the way. Kenseth should have expected it, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Overtime finishes this Nextel Cup season have led to excitement. Maybe a little too much excitement, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Wanna bet? Vegas sports books are ready to step up to the plate with some offbeat wagers on Sunday's race, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Matt Kenseth's strong start could keep rolling in Las Vegas, a place where he's had good luck in the past, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Tony Stewart wasn't the most popular guy on the track Sunday, but his wild ride was good enough to finish fifth, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Carl Edwards is used to winning races. The question is, will he beat sky-high expectations in 2006, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Although none of his drivers were able to win the big prize, Jack Roush knows the pieces are in place to win several titles down the road.
In Phoenix, Tony Stewart will follow the same strategy he's used all along. If he doesn't have the car to win, he won't force the issue.
On the strength of back-to-back wins, Carl Edwards is now a real threat to steal the title away from Tony Stewart and Jimmie Johnson.
Sure, every Chase driver wants to win Sunday's race. But avoiding trouble and having a solid points day are the bigger priorities.
Tony Stewart and Jimmie Johnson have emerged as the drivers to beat in the Chase. But neither is the clear favorite in Atlanta.
Mark Martin has one of the better track records at Martinsville Speedway. Yet he would rather be almost anywhere else this weekend.
Jimmie Johnson is the big winner coming away from Lowe's, and Tony Stewart has a whole bunch of drivers in his rearview mirror.
Lowe's didn't appear broken. So why did Humpy Wheeler try to fix it? That's what many drivers were wondering after the Charlotte crash-fest.
Already holding a comfortable lead in the Chase, Tony Stewart enters Charlotte with momentum and history on his side.