Racing under the Chicagoland lights was not expected but Mother Nature threw a curve ball in the plans for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Despite the weather, the Joe Gibbs Racing team overcame their rivals for a one-two finish to start the Chase for the Sprint Cup
Third-annual multi-city Media Tour previews 2013 NASCAR postseason
Kurt Busch enters the playoffs with some of the strongest momentum among the 12 Chase drivers.
The feat will go into the record books as the first driver from a single-car team to qualify for the Chase since the 10-race, 12-driver championship format began in 2004.
Will Jeff Gordon get the needed points to make it into the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup? He did show his determination when he took the pole at Richmond.
Coming down to the wire in a final attempt to make the Chase cut is not new to Jeff Gordon.
Since Stewart’s crash at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa, he had two surgeries to his right leg. He also has avoided the media frenzy until yesterday.
Tony Stewart: "I'm going to take full advantage of whatever time I've got on this earth..."
Race outcome in Atlanta set the stage for the final battles to be held in Richmond
Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Bush is not too worried about curses...
The deal between Stewart-Haas Racing and Kurt Busch was the idea team co-owner Gene Haas.
Kurt Busch to drive Haas Automation Chevrolet alongside teammates Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick and Kevin Harvick.
Kurt Busch knows what he needs to accomplish on Saturday night at Bristol