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.
Elliott Sadler won the pole for Sunday's Aaron's 499, but even he admits that doesn't matter much, writes Rupen Fofaria.
Ryan Newman said he's hoping to mirror Kurt Busch's Chase performance from last year. So far, things are going according to plan.
Whether he makes the Chase or not, Carl Edwards won't stop having fun -- or doing all he can to win more races.
Was the unflappable Ryan Newman ticked off at Saturday's bad pit luck? Yes, but only a little.
Scott Riggs' top-five finish in the Daytona 500 wasn't just the best of his short Nextel Cup career, it was validation that he and his team are on the right track.
He took third and a car he owns won the Southern 500. Is Jeff Gordon happy? Nope, because victory was his.
Ray Evernham told his driver before Saturday's Cup race they'd walk outta there with heads up, no matter what.
Starting on the pole at Bristol isn't as big as at many tracks. But Jeff Gordon's pit stall is coveted.
John Andretti will be on stand-by, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants to race all 500 miles at Pocono.
With his victory at Loudon, Kurt Busch got the strong run he needed and solidified his spot among the top 10.
Jimmie Johnson's pit crew played a major role in his winning Sunday's Cup race at Darlington Raceway.
Young guns have been the story in NASCAR for a few years, but '04 could be different.
Sure, Matt Kenseth was the best this year. But that doesn't mean luck never played a role.
Jeff Gordon was OK with second on Sunday, but he wasn't happy with how Robby Gordon won.
Bad pit strategy cost Ricky Craven a better finish at Michigan on Sunday.