Let's try to keep all this in perspective, NASCAR Nation. Saturday's NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway is just another Sprint Cup race -- one that you likely won't want to miss.
All the drama and promise of paybacks took a backseat Sunday to a familiar story: Five-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson dominated the field at Martinsville Speedway.
There's no middle ground for drivers when it comes to Dover; they either love it or love to hate it. Denny Hamlin's trying hard this weekend to love love.
Call it psychological warfare, NASCAR-style. Mike Ford called out Chad Knaus for his race-day decision to swap pit crews at Texas. Now Kevin Harvick is stirring the pot at Phoenix.
Just how dominant was Jimmie Johnson Sunday at Martinsville Speedway? Look inside the numbers: 339 laps led and a 149-point cushion in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Yes, folks, JJ is at it again, writes David Newton.
Bruton Smith is 90 percent committed to building another racetrack in the Charlotte area and shutting down Lowe's Motor Speedway.