The punishment for drivers who took matters into their own hands in N.H. wasn't nearly strong enough, Rupen Fofaria writes.
Jeff Gordon's the favorite to win a fifth Cup title, but in his rearview's a hot Kurt Busch. 'Dega's next.
Forget for a moment about those title Chasers. Nextel Cup's fight for 11th is pretty spirited, too.
Jeremy Mayfield is awfully upbeat for a driver sitting 34th in points and almost mathematically eliminated from Chase contention, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Tony Stewart and Jimmie Johnson have emerged as the drivers to beat in the Chase. But neither is the clear favorite in Atlanta.
Kurt Busch is out of the gate fastest under NASCAR's new Chase system. And that's got him feeling all right.