Dale Earnhardt Jr. and DEI teammate Martin Truex Jr. appeared to be on the way to strong finishes at Chicagoland. Then misfortune struck, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Hendrick Motorsports could do little wrong the first third of the Nextel Cup season. Now it's Jack Roush's turn, writes Rupen Fofaria.
There are as many ideas for tweaking the Chase as there are Internet chat boards, but the best idea is to just shut up and watch it unfold, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Greg Biffle said if you miss the Chase, you're a nobody. Now he and other drivers are trying to prove that statement wrong, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Greg Biffle is 13th in the Nextel Cup standings. Will he make The Chase? Rupen Fofaria explains Biffle's chances.
Jeff Burton made a big decision to help Richard Childress Racing get back to the big time. It's paying off for both, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Jimmie Johnson said he doubted his ability to ever win at Indianapolis. He did win Sunday, and gained vital momentum, too, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Kenny Wallace will race in Sunday's Allstate 400, the only Busch regular with a chance at payback against the Cup drivers that dominate his series, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Jeremy Mayfield is awfully upbeat for a driver sitting 34th in points and almost mathematically eliminated from Chase contention, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. maintains he isn't felling the pressure to make the Chase. Why? Because he said he has the team to do it, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Danica Patrick would be a hot commodity in NASCAR, but there's still the question of which team she would actually fit in with, writes Rupen Fofaria.
If you think rookie Denny Hamlin's feeling pressure to make the Chase, you don't know how hard it was for him to get here, writes Rupen Fofaria.
It can be argued the Nextel Cups season breaks into three parts. If it does, the second season -- Chasing the Chase -- is here, writes Rupen Fofaria.
There have been plenty of ups and downs this season, but it finally looks like Carl Edwards is ready to go on a roll, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Kurt Busch says he's ready to make up some ground in the Chase now that he's feeling better about his new team, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Cup veteran Jeff Burton is making the gamble Richard Childress took on him look like a good one, writes Rupen Fofaria.