AJ Allmendinger took lighthearted umbrage at being considered an afterthought for the Chase.
Who are the top contenders?
By winning the season-opening Daytona 500 this year, Earnhardt effectively removed the pressure of qualifying for the Chase...
With eight races remaining before the cut-off, who will fill the final five spots in the 2014 Chase lineup?
The 1.5-mile Charlotte track is one of Jimmie Johnson's strongest venues.
The win left him second in the standings, eight points behind Kenseth.
Carl Edwards: "We've got to step it up and try to make something happen."
Penske Racing is now focused on a strong start to the Chase with Joey Logano and the No. 22 team.
Kurt Busch knows what he needs to accomplish on Saturday night at Bristol
Martin Truex Jr. driver finds himself involved in an intense battle for one of the 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase berths.
Hamlin: If it wasn't for bad luck. Smoke rises from penalty.