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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR’s Top Five Talk Texas and The Chase

The top five Chase drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this week—Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Busch—talk about the 1.5-mile quad-oval with 24-degree banking at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Seven of the 10 Chase races are done, and now only 913 laps remain. The AAA Texas 500 with 334 laps is next. NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup is a 10-race playoff system that was devised to create an exciting finish. A 10-race playoff for 12 finalists who are closely matched in points creates an elimination scheme that sorts out potential winners quickly. This year, the list of potential winners close in points midway through the Chase was more numerous than in the pas...

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