The countdown is on. Saturday night, the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season gets under way with the Budweiser Shootout. A mere eight days later, it will be the Daytona 500 taking center stage, as one driver will put their name in an elite category with names such as Allison, Petty, Yarborough and Earnhardt.
Even with the success of the 2009 campaign for many drivers, leading into this year, questions still remained even after the final checkered flag flew at Homestead.
With all the focus on Jimmie Johnson and his unprecedented fourth consecutive championship, there were many other stories behind that success that needed answers.
As we all prepare for a new season and new decade of racing action, I want to take a look at some of the biggest headlines that many fans and the media are watching as Speedweeks is set to begin.
But then I thought, why only give one opinion. These are stories that everyone has a say on, and decided that it would be a good idea to have a debate on the biggest storylines entering 2010.
So, fellow NASCAR columnist Kelly Crandall and I have come together to discuss and debate the top questions as NASCAR is set to make it's return. Although there are many, we both have narrowed it down to the seven storylines that have been on everyone's mind since Homestead.
Here we go...