Chase Tracker – The Contenders after Martinsville

By Jordan Dodson and Sharon Burton

Martinsville Speedway is known for exciting races and shaking things up and Sunday’s Tums Fast Relief 500 lived up to expectations.

Chase drivers knew Sunday’s race could make or break their season and for some, their 2012 Chase hopes diminished. Two contenders are still clinging to their chances in the next three Chase events, while two other drivers came out on top, fighting for the Sprint Cup championship top spot, while yet another driver lost their chance to compete for the coveted title. Continue reading

Chase Tracker – The Contenders after Kansas

By Jordan Dodson and Sharon Burton

Drivers came into Kansas Speedway thinking of it as a wildcard race in the Chase.

The Hollywood Casino 400 definitely had some twist and turns, but the points race remained nearly the same as one top contender made the best of a bad situation and another top contender nearly missed catastrophe several times .

Here are where the Chase contenders stand with four races remaining: Continue reading

Chase Tracker for the Sprint Cup – Chicagoland

Chase Tracker for the Sprint Cup begins with the GEICO 400 at Chicagoland Speedway

Here’s the rundown on what’s going on with each of the Chase contenders and the Best of the Rest. Continue reading

Chase Tracker – The Contenders after Bristol

Bristol met all expectations in bringing beating and banging, helmet throwing and Race to the Chase shakeups.  

Only two to go, to determine who’s in and who’s out of the competition for the 2012 Sprint Cup championship.

So let’s talk about who is fizzling on the backstretch, who has a bubble about to burst and who is revving up their motors by cranking it up with their game on.  Continue reading