1. Is Hendrick Motorsports' NASCAR Dominance in Question Due to Rough 2014 Chase?

    Going into this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup, it appeared that in addition to Team Penske, Hendrick Motorsports was the other team to beat for the championship. Jeff Gordon , Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 3,027 reads 10 comments

  2. Is Jimmie Johnson All but Done in the Chase After Devastating Finish at Kansas?

    Jimmie Johnson has never been at the bottom of the Chase for the Sprint Cup standings in his career. Sure, he came close in 2006 when he left Talladega, the fourth race of the ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 5,526 reads 8 comments

  3. The Top Highlights and Lowlights from the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase so Far

    What a start it's been to the Chase for the Sprint Cup. In the 11th edition of the Chase, and the first to be contested with an expanded driver field (16) and knockout elimination ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 1,451 reads 0 comments

  4. Drivers Most in Danger of Being Eliminated in Contender Round of 2014 Chase

    For the first time in NASCAR history, we have a 12-way tie for first place. Yes, you read that right: 12 drivers, all in first place—or last, if you want to look at it from a "glass half full, glass half empty" viewpoint...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 12,502 reads 13 comments

  5. Jeff Gordon's Dover Win Shows Rest of Chase Will Be Week-to-Week Roller Coaster

    Two plus seven equals one—at least that's how NASCAR's new math has worked thus far for Jeff Gordon in the Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 3,611 reads 3 comments

  6. Will Tony Stewart Ever Return to the Driver He Once Was?

    After suffering a broken leg one year and then being involved in a tragic accident that claimed the life of a young driver the next, will Tony Stewart ever return to the Smoke of ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 5,466 reads 19 comments

  7. Sprint Cup Chase 2014: What Drivers on the Bubble Must Do to Avoid Elimination

    In its simplest form, the third race of the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup will come down to nine drivers playing musical chairs for just five spots in this Sunday's race at Dover International Speedway...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 2,095 reads 2 comments

  8. Sprint Cup Chase 2014: Time to Rank Joey Logano Among NASCAR's Elite Drivers

    If he hasn't done so already, Joey Logano needs to send a "thank you" note to his former boss, Joe Gibbs...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 3,404 reads 17 comments

  9. Ranking the Best Rivalries in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

    Racing and rivalries go together, especially when it's in NASCAR's marquee event of the season, the Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 6,786 reads 8 comments

  10. How Long Will Brad Keselowski's Hot Streak Last?

    If Brad Keselowski were an auctioneer, he'd be spouting out in rapid fire, "Two, two, two, I've got two...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 1,652 reads 3 comments

  11. Strong Performances from Top Favorites Show That Chase Is Still Wide Open

    JOLIET , Ill. — Brad Keselowski 's win in Sunday's MyAFibStory .com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway was big, no doubt...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 3 months ago 3,327 reads 5 comments

  12. Power Ranking the Teams in the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup

    The waiting is over. The long-awaited start of the expanded and tweaked format of the Chase for the Sprint Cup begins Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 22,258 reads 5 comments

  13. What Top NASCAR Drivers Who Missed the 2014 Chase Must Do Differently in 2015

    While this week begins the focus on the 16 drivers who will compete in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, this is also a week for those that failed to make the playoffs...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 5,196 reads 12 comments

  14. Is This Jeff Gordon's Best Chance at a Title Since 2001 Championship?

    Jeff Gordon may come into this year's Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as the second seed, but he's likely No. 1 in the minds of his fans...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 8,066 reads 15 comments

  15. Complete Predictions for the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

    The Chase is here. Now the question is where it goes from here—and where it ultimately winds up. With a record-size field—expanded from its previous high of 12 drivers ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 12,105 reads 20 comments

  16. Burning Questions Ahead of NASCAR's 2014 Regular Season Finale at Richmond

    With 14 drivers locked in already, most of the questions have been answered as far as who will make this year's expanded Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 2,590 reads 4 comments

  17. Atlanta Win, Spot in 2014 Chase Give Kasey Kahne Another Chance to Prove Himself

    Regardless of whether his numbers so far this season indicate otherwise, Kasey Kahne's thrilling victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday not only put him directly in the 2014 ...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 3,097 reads 4 comments

  18. NASCAR Made the Right Call Reinstating Tony Stewart

    When Tony Stewart told NASCAR officials that he was ready to return to Sprint Cup racing this weekend in Atlanta, the sanctioning body ultimately did the right thing by reinstating him...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 420,427 reads 0 comments

  19. Predicting the First 4 Drivers Who Will Be Eliminated from 2014 Sprint Cup Chase

    For the first time in its 11-year history, this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup will have three elimination rounds through the course of the 10-race playoff...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 16,723 reads 9 comments

  20. Penske Racing Puts Chase Field on Notice as Logano, Keselowski Go 1-2 at Bristol

    When Team Penske owner Roger Penske decided to move his team to Ford after the 2012 season—a season that his driver, Brad Keselowski, won in Dodge's final season in NASCAR—a long learning curve was a likelihood...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 4,830 reads 8 comments

  21. Which NASCAR Drivers Are Most Desperate for a Win as the Chase Draws Near?

    With three races remaining to make NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup, several drivers are in must-win situations—most notably those that need a win to make the Chase...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 4,358 reads 4 comments

  22. 2014 Sprint Cup Chase Bubble: Who's in and Who's out with 3 Races Left?

    Win, and you're in. With three races remaining to qualify for the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup, making the expanded 16-driver playoff field couldn't be simpler: You take the checkered flag and you're in the Chase...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 4,055 reads 1 comments

  23. Why Jeff Gordon's Incredible Resurgence Won't Be Ending Anytime Soon

    When he turned 37, Jeff Gordon talked numerous times about retiring and how he wouldn't be racing by the time he was 40...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 10,420 reads 13 comments

  24. How Worried Should Jimmie Johnson Be About Subpar Summer Performances?

    The numbers are striking. In the last five races, Jimmie Johnson has earned finishes of 42nd place (Daytona and Loudon ), 39th (Pocono) and 28th (Watkins Glen)...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 months ago 2,363 reads 4 comments

  25. 2014 Sprint Cup Chase Bubble: Who's in and Who's out with 4 Races Left?

    With four races remaining to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the action is going to get hotter and heavier with each passing event...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 5 months ago 8,736 reads 9 comments