What made Brad Coleman leave Joe Gibbs Racing for Baker Curb Racing in the offseason? The 20-year-old wanted seat time in the Nationwide Series and a shot at the title, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Denny Hamlin made the Chase in 2007, but it didn't go well after that. Figuring he gained some valuable experience, he's ready to gear it up again in 2008, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
ESPN.com's Mark Ashenfelter lists the top 10 seasons in NASCAR history.
David Ragan crossed two things off his to-do list in 2007: He finished in the top 10 in points and earned rookie of the year in the newly named Nationwide Series. His 2008 goal? Just win, baby.
Kasey Kahne is the only driver currently not in the top 10 with a solid shot of getting there. That makes him the driver to watch at California, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Winning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway holds such allure for some drivers, they'll do anything for it, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Kasey Kahne's 2005 season was a disappointment. He's hoping a shake up makes for a better 2006, writes Mark Ashenfelter.
Having escaped the madness of New Hampshire with a top 10 finish, Mark Martin has much bigger goals this weekend in Dover, Del.
Jeff Gordon's not used to fighting for 10th place in points. But that's exactly where he finds himself entering the Chase cutoff race.
With just two races remaining before the top 10 drivers are locked in for the second edition of NASCAR's postseason, Elliott Sadler is in a nerve-wracking situation.
A new contract has given Jeremy Mayfield job security. Now he wants to put himself safely within the top 10.
Rusty Wallace is still in the Nextel Cup top 10 even after a bad break, but up next looms Talladega.
Kyle Petty has been searching for the antidote for years. But this time, he just might have found it.
Robby Gordon's top 10 Nextel Cup chase dream has faded. But see why 11th is on his mind now.