Kasey Kahne muscled his way past Matt Kenseth to win at Atlanta Motor Speedway and lock himself into the Chase Sunday night.
The 334-lap event proved a valuable learning experience for the combination on their way to a 36th place finish.
Smoke's return is marred by multiple accidents.
“We battled a lack of grip, a lack of track position and handling issues all night,” said Ryan Newman.
Joey Logano took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 44 laps remaining
The term 'don't beat yourself' comes into mind here.
Marcos Ambrose were one of the fastest teams on the track, but bad luck strikes again and the the No. 9 Ford driver finished the day in 20th-place.
Jeff Gordon has scored his third victory of the 2014 season.
While it was not the result that Stewart wanted, his return proved cathartic for friends and fans.
19 drivers have a mathematical shot at it going into Richmond.
Finishes 36th after early crash.
The 16-man Chase field is set
Gordon-Larson mutual admiration society; mixed feelings for Earnhardt.
Jeff Gordon drops through the field after cutting a left front tire.
Things heated up towards the finish at Chicagoland Speedway.
Keselowski roots for Blaney from afar; Roush Fenway announces sponsor extension for Stenhouse.
Over a dozen cars were involved in the accident.