5 Potential Sleepers That Could Steal the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship

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5 Potential Sleepers That Could Steal the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship
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Two of the biggest potential sleepers for the 2013 Sprint Cup championship, Mark Martin (left) and Matt Kenseth.

Yes, Sunday's race in Las Vegas is only the third of the season. There are still 33 races remaining. Still, it's not too early to start thinking about potential sleeper candidates to not only make the Chase for the Sprint Cup, but also to go all the way to the championship.

Let's face it, how many people picked Brad Keselowski to win last year's championship? He was the ultimate sleeper, the ultimate underdog—and yet he did what few expected.

It's the same case with our five candidates for this year's early-season sleepers. Some have gotten off to a great start, while others have struggled. Still, each member of this select quintet has something, some intangible, that makes him a worthy choice to perhaps be this year's Keselowski.

Do you agree? Is there another driver you feel should make this list? Leave a comment and let us know your thoughts.

So, without further ado, here are five sleeper candidates to steal the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship (in no particular order).

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