The first of the 10 Chase races had a long rain delay which Matt Kenseth took advantage of.
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
Prior to the start of the Chicagoland race - the first one in the Chase for the Sprint Cup - NASCAR announced the new restart rules.
More on the fallout from the Richmond race with changes effective immediately, and some to come later.
Despite the recent past days that led to Penske Racing’s penalty after the Richmond race, Logano put his full effort into taking the Chicagoland pole
Danica Patrick: it’s go time
Bobby Labonte decides to take another week to recover and will miss race at Chicagoland Speedway
Kurt Busch enters the playoffs with some of the strongest momentum among the 12 Chase drivers.
Team to debut with Justin Allgaier, BRANDT at Chicagoland Speedway