With Texas now in the rearview, NASCAR roars into the Phoenix International Raceway for the penultimate weekend of the 2013 season. While things look to be a lock in the Camping World Truck Series, the championship battle is heating up in both the Nationwide Series and the Sprint Cup Series.
While a milestone victory was achieved during the weekend, we saw championship contenders falter and dominant teams continue their winning ways. But with two races to go, will they be able to make it through Phoenix with their heads held high?
Here's a look at the hottest storylines heading into Phoenix.