Kyle Busch is the points leader heading into the Chase, but will he be able to turn that advantage into his first career Sprint Cup championship?
On Tuesday afternoon I had the opportunity to participate in a teleconference with Kyle Busch. Busch fielded a number of questions from media members. Many of the questions related to the Chase, which kicks off this Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway.
Among the topics Busch discussed were the challenges and opportunities that the Chase presents and the mindset required in order to win the title.
Busch has never finished higher than fifth in the final season standings, though this is the second time he is the top seed going in to NASCAR's version of a postseason.
Here are five critical issues Busch discussed heading into the Chase.