Sunday was a bumpy ride for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
There was a first lap crash. Cautions dotted the race's second half. Drivers, one by one, called the still-new track surface "treacherous" thanks to a new type of tire used for the race's proceedings.
Yet, it was almost exactly what the Chase for the Sprint Cup needed to find a bit of flavor after a mellow start. Find out who emerged from the record-setting day of caution flags at the 1.5-mile track feeling good, and find who and what left Sunday's race with a head hung low.