If the finishing order looks anything like the starting grid at New Hampshire on Sunday -- and it just might -- the Chase will get a heck of a shakeup out of the likes of Jeff Gordon.
Strap in, NASCAR Nation. Tony Stewart is back on top and rolling after two straight victories to open the Chase. In other words, it promises to be one heckuva ride.
Fuel mileage races may be here to stay, and that's OK, writes Ed Hinton.
They began the Chase tied for the top seed in NASCAR's playoff. Kevin Harvick is still No. 1, but Kyle Busch is in jeopardy at No. 9. Ah, fuel mileage strikes again.
What's this? Mark Martin, the cleanest, fairest racer in all the land, suddenly embroiled in controversy after his Chase-opening victory at New Hampshire? Hardly.