The 1.5-mile Charlotte track is one of Jimmie Johnson's strongest venues.
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.
Jimmie Johnson left New Hampshire having finished fourth, and now prepares for Dover.
Earnhardt hasn't been to Victory lane in his past 47 starts
Gordon's (U)GA trip begins Thursday
Crew chief move for 2014 as Rodney Childers leaves Michael Waltrip Racing for Stewart-Haas Racing.
The picture of the Chase for the Sprint Cup title changed for Newman when Logano took the Michigan win. Once again Hendrick Motorsports team leaves the Irish Hills empty-handed.
Three-year extension adds Cup races for the No. 5 Sprint Cup team with driver Kasey Kahne.
Owen Kelly will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup debut at The Glen with Phoenix Racing. He returns to the JGR team at Mid-Ohio for the Nationwide race.