MARTIN TRUEX JR. and Kyle Larson are in vastly different positions entering the third Chase race Sunday at Dover International Speedway.
RYAN NEWMAN is angry at Tony Stewart. Matt Kenseth is annoyed with Brad Keselowski, again. Kevin Harvick posted a video on Twitter of an enraged bull charging into a grandstand, saying the bull reflects his mood entering the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
THE GOOD NEWS for racing fans is, the Verizon IndyCar series will be running 200 mph laps at Pocono Raceway next year and in 2018.
POCONO RACEWAY removed any doubts that the Verizon IndyCar series would return to the track by announcing Wednesday that IndyCar will be back next year and in 2018.
Jeff Gordon, who came out of retirement to fill in for Dale Earnhardt who is out with concussion symptoms, will compete in Sunday's race at Pocono.
NORMALLY, when a driver leads 392 of 400 laps, as Martin Truex Jr. did in winning the Coca-Cola 600 last Sunday night at Charlotte, we would stamp a big B on the race, for Bor-ing. Instead, Truex receives a big "attaboy!" for dominating the race and outperforming the multicar teams.
Say "Indy" and even many sports fans who don't follow auto racing know it means the Indy 500 or, officially, the Indianapolis 500.
SPRINT CUP SERIES rookies aren't supposed to be racing as Chase Elliott is, unless they are very talented.
In Elliott's first 11 races, he has three top-five finishes, four more top 10s and was the fastest qualifier for the season-opening Daytona 500. At age 20, he also is the youngest polesitter for a Daytona 500.
NO ONE HAS to remind Kasey Kahne that for the benefit of his racing career, he needs to qualify for this year's Chase. Kahne's last Sprint Cup series win was at Atlanta in 2014 when he made the Chase (he finished 11th).
Jeff Gordon's retirement, Tony Stewart's injury among the story lines heading into the season-opening Daytona 500.
Kevin Harvick is the defending champ, but other drivers have compelling story lines, too.
Costly fouls, other miscues keep Dragons from picking up their first win of the season.
Drivers vying for final four spots in Sunday's race at Phoenix.
Two-race penalty seems harsh, even after Kenseth deliberately wrecked Joey Logano.
Critics say he deliberately caused crash Sunday to aid own cause, but he says he was doing the best he can with an engine problem.
Pocono, IndyCar execs hopeful of larger crowds after early races drew poorly.
Race reportedly set for Aug. 21, despite disappointing IndyCar crowds at Pocono for three years.
Joey Logano picked up his fifth win of the season after scrape near the end of the race.
NASCARs numbers can expect to improve with four of the last six Chase races on NBC, not NBCSN.
Suspicions raised after Dover winner's celebration may have been done to throw inspectors off the scent for possible infractions.