Both Kenseth and Harvick know that only an epic fail by the No. 48 team will open a path for one of them to steal the championship.
Final battles ready to commence for the top-tier of NASCAR.
Fuel bites Kevin Harvick, then helps him win at Phoenix
Besides the pole winners that have clinched a spot, there are three past Sprint Unlimited champions on the list.
The 1.5-mile Charlotte track is one of Jimmie Johnson's strongest venues.
Lame ducks don't win NASCAR Sprint Cup championships but Harvick aims to prove that theory wrong.
Matt Kenseth: "I wish it would have (stayed) green to the end."
Johnson earns fifth Sprint Cup this season, and his first in The Chase at Dover International Speedway. Teammate Earnhardt Jr gives Hendrick team 1-2 finish.
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