By Jason Schultz /@NASCARJason – The AAA Texas 500 highlighted the importance of each race during the Chase for Sprint Cup. With the points closer than ever and only four drivers advancing to the finale, near perfection is required to be among the Championship 4.
“Chase Notes,” a new feature to Turn4RacingNews.com for the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup will bring fans the major storylines following each race. It will include race statistics, a rundown of where the contenders finished, a Chase Grid update, and list of the events that impacted Chase competitors throughout the race.
Here’s this week’s edition following a wild start to the playoff’s at Chicagoland Speedway.
Phoenix International Raceway often produces some of the most exciting races each season. This time around, the Eliminator Round will conclude here, and could make for very intense competition. Teams showed up to the track this weekend with a hunger to succeed, and some neat paint schemes. Some teams are displaying patriotic colors for Veterans Day, while others are displaying unique looks, making for an interesting mix of schemes during the second to last race weekend of the year.
A lot went down Sunday afternoon at Kansas Speedway. From shocking wrecks which took two champions and a driver having a career year out of the race prematurely to a not-so-surprising finish – there is plenty to discuss following the opening race in the Contender Round. Continue reading “Race Reaction: Hollywood Casino 400”→
Almost eight months following NASCAR’s landmark announcement regarding the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format, the time to write a new chapter in the sport’s history has arrived.
Excitement has been building around the new format all season-long. The importance placed on winning has increased the competition level in almost every race. Now, 13 victors along with three drivers in on points are about to embark on potentially the wildest ten races in the sports’ history. Its new, its different and it will surely be fun to watch. Continue reading “The Road to Miami: A Look Ahead at the Chase”→