After another long race in the Pocono Mountains which featured Jeff Gordon earning an insurance policy by winning his second race of the 2011 Sprint Cup season and essentially punching a ticket into the Chase in the process, NASCAR's premier touring series heads to another romantic destination this weekend—the Irish Hills of Michigan.
The region known for long periods of daylight is also known for fast, clean races at the two-mile oval. Denny Hamlin took last June's race which featured just four cautions for 14 laps, while Kevin Harvick used fuel mileage to his advantage to win last August.
What will happen this time around at Michigan International Speedway? Here are 10 bold predictions.