Skip to content


NASCAR Chase Vindication: Playoff Format Brews Excitement Every Year (Almost)

The NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup has made three new friends in Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. They’re keeping it alive and proving that the idea of NASCAR’s version of the playoffs was sheer genius. This Sunday, Hamlin, Johnson and Harvick will all head to Homestead with a real shot to win the 2010 Sprint Cup Championship. Hamlin is the only driver in control of his own destiny. If he finishes second and leads the most laps or wins the race, he’s the champ. It’s that simple. Both Johnson and Harvick need for their closest competitors to finish some combination of positions behind them and lacking in lap leader bonus points. The 15-point margin between Hamlin and Johnson is the tightest since the 2...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - Motorsports
Article is property of

Posted in MotorSports.