“We’re controlling our own destiny,” Tony Stewart said. “Today is a perfect example of that.”
In victory lane, Smoke said, “I don’t have to say anything, do I? I think our performance here today speaks for itself.”
There was a lot of shuffling at the top on Sunday, but in the end, Martin Truex Jr. had what may be the quietest top 10 of all.
Tony Stewart proved he can not only talk the talk, but walk the walk, in terms of his championship pursuit.
“This is just as surreal as the [Daytona] 500,” said Trevor Bayne in victory lane.
While each intermediate track varies slightly in layout, drivers that usually perform well at one, perform well at another.
Did You Notice? There’s a long list of winless wheelmen still looking to snap their victory drought this season?
After Matt Kenseth’s bad luck, courtesy of a flat tire and a silver can of Red Bull, how far down was his Power Rankings slide?
After a ho-hum start to the Chase, the last two weeks have seen the action pick up considerably across the board.
While Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards are clearly the hottest drivers right now, there are a few competitors who deserve recognition for their recent finishes.
Talk about a gamble. When the caution flew with 41 to go, Chad Knaus left leader Jimmie Johnson on the racetrack while almost every car on the lead lap pitted.
“Carl Edwards had better be real worried. That’s all I’ve got to say. He’s not going to sleep for the next three weeks.” – Tony Stewart, race winner