Carl Edwards and the surviving members of the Chase have their work cut out for them at Martinsville. What to expect? Twisted metal and frayed nerves, writes John Oreovicz.
With racing's best clawing for a spot in the Contender Round, Danica Patrick charged to the lead late at Talladega and -- though she fell back -- earned trust and respect in the process.
The surprise driver in the Chase? Did any of the four eliminated have a real shot? Biggest shocker: Joe Gibbs Racing with two entries or Hendrick Motorsports with one? Who's the title favorite?
All Kyle Busch needed to do was log laps, stay out of trouble and have a solid finish at Talladega. But disaster struck.
With his back to the wall, Brad Keselowski saved his Cup season with a Chase-advancing victory at Talladega.
NASCAR's new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega Superspeedway but left many drivers angry and confused, as two full-time teams failed to make Sunday's race.
Timothy Peters picked up his first NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season Saturday by holding off the field on a two-lap sprint to the finish at Talladega Superspeedway.
It's Elimination Sunday at Talladega. Several Chase heavy hitters -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. included -- will be racing for their playoff lives.
Terry Labonte will compete in his final NASCAR race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.
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Are postrace brawls good or bad for the sport? Which drivers on the Chase bubble advance? Who is the dark horse to make the final four? Is this the beginning of the end of the Jimmie Johnson-Chad Knaus era?
The Chase race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday turned the championship picture upside down. The beneficiary? That would be championship leader Joey Logano.
Crew chief Kenny Francis has been fined $25,000 for rules violations during qualifying for the Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Danica Patrick spent time at the front, and she was still running at the end.
By leading six of the first 12 laps, Danica Patrick became the first woman to pace the field at Talladega. Her 22nd-place finish also was the best for a woman.
It's been a season of missed opportunities for Denny Hamlin. But Sunday at Talladega? Not so much, writes Ed Hinton.