March 25, 2015
Mark Taylor has his eye on Dale Earnhardt Jr. this week at the Martinsville paper clip where Junior won the last race at this historic speedway.
March 18, 2015
Mark Taylor is riding the Kevin Harvick train as No. 4 Chevy looks to him the momentum going this week in Fontana.
March 11, 2015
Mark Taylor doesn't have to look far for a favorite at this week's race as Kevin Harvick absolutely owns the PIR oval.
March 5, 2015
Kevin Harvick is fresh off strong performances at both Daytona and Atlanta, and a first-time winner could emerge at Las Vegas this weekend.
February 25, 2015
Mark Taylor likes Jeff Gordon to get his retirement tour off with a bang this week at Atlanta, where he's found great success recently.
February 12, 2015
Mark Taylor looks at the contenders and pretenders at this year's Daytona 500, including defending champ Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is nearing legendary status on superspeedways.
February 6, 2015
The 2015 Sprint Cup season is ready to kick off, and RotoWire's Mark Taylor looks at the contenders, including Kevin Harvick has won three of the last six Unlimited races.
November 12, 2014
Kevin Harvick heads to Homestead in the drivers's seat as one of four drivers in contention for the Sprint Cup championship in this weekend's season finale.
November 4, 2014
The Sprint Cup heads to Phoenix International Raceway this week as the Chase is whittled down, and Kevin Harvick perhaps has more on the line than most.
October 29, 2014
With two victories and a series-leading six Top-5 finishes on intermediate ovals this season, Joey Logano leads the way to Texas this weekend.
October 22, 2014
While Jeff Gordon is a bit of a longshot to win the championship, but he's an eight-time Martinsville winner.
October 15, 2014
Denny Hamin is coming on strong as the Chase wears on and has been lights out on the restrictor-plate race tracks this season.
October 8, 2014
Logano has been upstaging his champion teammate all season, and that theme should continue at the Charlotte oval this weekend.
October 1, 2014
Jeff Gordon owns three career victories and 12 Top 10s at Kansas Speedway, as the Contender Round in the Chase for the Cup kicks off this week.
September 24, 2014
Brad Keselowski is seen racing with the leaders every week and a major threat to win each race, including this week's AAA 400.
September 17, 2014
Brad Keselowski is fresh off victories at Richmond and Chicago and now set up well heading into the second race of the Chase.
September 10, 2014
Brad Keselowski is out to claim his second Sprint Cup championship as the Chase for the Cup begins this week at Chicagoland.
September 3, 2014
Kevin Harvick rides into the regular-season finale with some momentum and is just too good at Richmond International Raceway to ignore.
August 27, 2014
Jeff Gordon is coming off a poor Bristol outing, but he is one of the top contenders to win at Atlanta as the Chase looms.
August 20, 2014
Carl Edwards enters this week's race at Bristol looking for a sweep at the short track.
August 13, 2014
The Sprint Cup returns the scene of Jimmie Johnson's big victory in June with the six-time champ needing another strong finish.
August 6, 2014
With four career starts at Watkins Glen, Brad Keselowski has some pretty impressive numbers for a short resume at the road course.
July 30, 2014
The Sprint Cup Series heads to Pocono this week where Jeff Gordon has simply awe-inspiring career numbers.
July 23, 2014
Jimmie Johnson heads into Indy looking for his fifth victory at the historic speedway.
July 9, 2014
Jimmie Johnson is a three-time winner at Loudon, including winning this event in 2010.
July 2, 2014
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a three-time winner at Daytona, and he heads back to the large oval this week looking to make his own luck.
June 25, 2014
Jimmie Johnson is on a roll on the intermediate ovals and enters Kentucky looking like the driver to beat under the lights.
June 18, 2014
The Spring Cup Series heads to the road course of Sonoma this week, and Marcos Ambrose is nothing short of a road racing expert.
June 11, 2014
Brad Keselowski's awesome Pocono performance perhaps foreshadowed a major hot streak, which could start this week at Michigan, home to Nascar's fastest track.
June 4, 2014
Jimmie Johnson has won back-to-back races and heads to Pocono where he's collected three victories and 16 Top-10 finishes.
May 28, 2014
Jimmie Johnson is the winner of three of the last seven Dover races and has eight career victories at the Monster Mile.
May 21, 2014
Kevin Harvick is a two-time Charlotte winner and the defending champion at the Coca-Cola 600.
May 13, 2014
It's been a long while between drinks, but Kevin Harvick could again visit the fountain of victory lane this Saturday night.
May 7, 2014
Matt Kenseth likes his chances of winning his first race of the season this week at Kansas Speedway, where he has won two of the last three events.
April 30, 2014
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is good fantasy play almost every weekend, but on his best tracks he's a near lock for favorite status.
April 23, 2014
Kevin Harvick is coming off a win at Darlington, and he's the defending champ at Richmond, making him the favorite this week.
April 9, 2014
No driver in the series is hotter on the larger ovals than Brad Keselowski, who could have a career night at the Lady in Black.
April 2, 2014
Matt Kenseth's success at Fort Worth has been nothing short of amazing, and it's surprising he's only captured two wins at the intermediate oval.
March 26, 2014
After a shocking upset at Fontana it will be good for six-time champion Jimmie Johnson to get back to action on a short track this week.
March 19, 2014
Jimmie Johnson will try to extend his recent success at Fontana with another strong outing this Sunday afternoon.
March 12, 2014
Five-time Bristol winner Kyle Busch is coming off a strong week of racing rolls into this week's race as the man to beat.
March 5, 2014
The track in Las Vegas has produced a lot of repeat winners, but a first-time winner could be waiting in the wings in Kevin Harvick.
February 26, 2014
A four-time winner at the track, Phoenix International Raceway is one of Kevin Harvick's top statistical ovals.
February 17, 2014
Matt Kenseth dominated superspeedways last season and returns to Daytona Beach looking to claim his third career Daytona 500 victory.
February 6, 2014
Kevin Harvick has won three of the last five Unlimited races, and that's not by accident.
November 13, 2013
Will Jimmie Johnson make his usual
November 6, 2013
Thanks to his dominant victory at Texas, Jimmie Johnson heads to Phoenix this weekend with a seven-point lead in the championship chase ahead of Matt Kenseth.
October 30, 2013
Matt Kenseth has his best opportunity in years to win the Sprint Cup Series championship, three races away from realizing that dream.
October 23, 2013
Our five-time Sprint Cup Series champion is an eight-time winner at Martinsville, making Jimmie Johnson the obvious man to beat this week in the Chase.
October 16, 2013
Two-time Talladega winner Brad Keselowski comes to Central Alabama this weekend looking for more checkered flags and visits to victory lane.
October 9, 2013
Despite his stumble at Kansas Speedway, Matt Kenseth still leads the Chase championship standings coming to this week's race at Charlotte.
October 3, 2013
Matt Kenseth has owned the intermediate ovals this season and Kansas has been no exception as the Chase continues.
September 25, 2013
Jimmie Johnson is looking to make up ground in the Chase for the Cup standings as we roll into Dover this weekend.
September 18, 2013
Kyle Busch may be in the best position of his career to challenge for the Sprint Cup Series championship.
September 11, 2013
With victories this season at Las Vegas, Kansas and Kentucky, Matt Kenseth has to be seen as the favorite this weekend at Chicagoland as the Chase revs up.
September 4, 2013
Kyle Busch clearly knows how to run up front at Richmond, and a win this week would put him into the driver's seat heading into the Chase.
August 28, 2013
As we head into the Chase, Atlanta Motor Speedway presents a great opportunity for Jimmie Johnson, who already has four wins this season.
August 21, 2013
Brad Keselowski returns to Bristol this week looking to complete the unfinished business he started in March.
August 14, 2013
Three-peat watch falls on Greg Biffle this weekend as he looks to take his second victory of the season and third in a row at Michigan.
August 6, 2013
Kyle Busch has been dealing with a range of inconsistencies this season, but his Glen resume makes him a contender this weekend.
July 31, 2013
Jimmie Johnson snapped a long drought at Pocono with his dominant victory here in June. So once again all eyes will be on the No. 48 Chevrolet this weekend.
July 23, 2013
Tony Stewart's two wins and six Top-5s at Indy make him the class of the field this weekend at the iconic Brickyard.
July 10, 2013
A three-time winner at New Hampshire, Tony Stewart comes to New England this weekend in search of his second win of the season.
July 2, 2013
A two-time Daytona 500 winner, Matt Kenseth finds himself solidly atop the contenders list this week as the series heads back to Daytona for the Fourth of July.
June 26, 2013
With victories already this season at the Las Vegas and Kansas ovals, Matt Kenseth and the No. 20 Toyota team look to take a third oval this weekend at Kentucky.
June 19, 2013
Jimmie Johnson has a four-race Top-10 streak in tow at Sonoma, including a fifth-place finish in this race one year ago.
June 12, 2013
Greg Biffle should lead laps, race with the lead pack and contend for the win this weekend at the fast two-mile Michigan oval.
June 5, 2013
Denny Hamlin is the statistical leader in a lot of categories at Pocono Raceway and boasts the best driver rating of the field in the last 16 races at the three-turn oval.
May 29, 2013
Jimmie Johnson, the winner of four of the last eight Dover races and a total of seven career victories at the Monster Mile, has to be the top contender entering this event.
May 22, 2013
Kasey Kahne is a four-time winner at Charlotte Motor Speedway and a three-time Coca-Cola 600 winner. He heads into this week's marathon as the favorite.
May 14, 2013
The top contender for this season's All-Star Challenge is the surging Matt Kenseth and his hot No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing team.
May 8, 2013
Jimmie Johnson rides into this weekend's race as the standings leader by a wide margin - and with the ability to roll the dice for the win at Darlington.
May 1, 2013
Our most recent Talladega winner, Matt Kenseth, comes into Aaron's 499 weekend looking to continue his superspeedway dominance in 2013.
April 24, 2013
Kyle Busch is the star of Richmond International Raceway where he has dominated in recent years.
April 17, 2013
Kyle Busch is on fire coming to the Kansas oval this weekend after conquering Texas in his last start.
April 10, 2013
Matt Kenseth's success at Fort Worth has been nothing short of amazing, and it's almost mind-boggling that he's only captured two wins at the track in the last 11 years.
April 2, 2013
After a shocking performance at Fontana it will be good for Jimmie Johnson to get back to action on a short track this week.
March 20, 2013
Matt Kenseth enters the Auto Club 400 looking to regain the momentum that he had two weeks ago when he won at Las Vegas.
March 12, 2013
The winner of four of the last eight Bristol races, Kyle Busch enters this week's event as the heavy odds favorite.
March 6, 2013
Matt Kenseth should bring a fast car to Las Vegas where he has dominated over the years.
February 27, 2013
Kyle Busch was absolutely dominant at the Phoenix oval last season, and this year looks like his time to win.
February 19, 2013
Matt Kenseth is the 2009 and 2012 Daytona 500 winner and a regular solid performer at this historic 2.5-mile superspeedway.
February 12, 2013
The event has a new name, but Kyle Busch hopes to replicate last year's success when he won the Bud Shootout.
November 14, 2012
Jimmie Johnson is 20 points behind leader Brad Keselowski entering the season finale at Miami.
November 8, 2012
Thanks to consecutive victories at Martinsville and Texas, Jimmie Johnson heads to Phoenix this weekend with a seven-point lead in the championship chase ahead of Brad Keselowski.
November 1, 2012
Jimmie Johnson's the title hopes are in great shape but in real danger coming to Texas.
October 25, 2012
Denny Hamlin has to have a big performance at the Virginia short track this weekend if he hopes to challenge for the championship.
October 18, 2012
Denny Hamlin has found considerable success at Kansas Speedway recently, and he is set to go for broke this weekend.
October 9, 2012
Kasey Kahne has figured something out about Charlotte in the last few years, and he hopes it pays off this weekend.
October 4, 2012
Jimmie Johnson comes to Talladega second in the overall standings within arm's reach of Brad Keselowski for the Chase.
September 26, 2012
Jimmie Johnson is atop the Chase for the Cup standings as we roll into the Monster Mile this weekend at Dover.
September 19, 2012
Jimmie Johnson's quest for a sixth Sprint championship might be his toughest challenge to date.
September 12, 2012
Jimmie Johnson is one of a handful of Chevy drivers to make a strong bid for the win this weekend at Chicago's oval as the Chase for the Cup begins.
September 5, 2012
Denny Hamlin was mired in a terrible slump just a couple weeks ago, but after convincing victories at Bristol and Atlanta the last two weeks the Joe Gibbs Racing star is the top contender this week at Richmond.
August 29, 2012
Jimmie Johnson was winless in the first 10 races of the season, but he's racked up three wins in the last 14 events.
August 23, 2012
Look for Kyle Busch to retake his throne at Thunder Valley this weekend.
August 15, 2012
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s last visit to Michigan resulted in a dominant victory. He's looking for more of the same this weekend.
August 7, 2012
Tony Stewart has dominated at Watkins Glen much of the last decade. He hopes to do the same this weekend.
July 31, 2012
The series heads back to Pocono where Denny Hamlin has enjoyed considerable success.
July 26, 2012
Jimmie Johnson's luck at Indianapolis has been boom-or-bust over his career. Which way will it break this year at the Brickyard?
July 10, 2012
Tony Stewart comes to New England this weekend in search of his fourth win of the season. Will he Smoke the competition?
July 4, 2012
Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth finds himself solidly atop the contenders list this week as the series heads back to Daytona.
June 27, 2012
Tony Stewart might be the favorite this week, but Jimmie Johnson is coming in hot with has two victories and five Top 5s in the last six races.
June 20, 2012
Tony Stewart is a two-time winner at Infineon Raceway and seems to be peaking entering this weekend's road-course race.
June 13, 2012
Two-time Michigan winner Denny Hamlin looks to defend his title in the No. 11 Toyota.
June 6, 2012
Pocono Raceway isnít one of Jimmie Johnsonís best tracks, but he still has two victories and 14 Top-10s at the tri-oval.
May 30, 2012
Jimmie Johnson is the winner of three of the last six Dover races and has six career victories at the Monster Mile. Guess who's the favorite this week?
May 23, 2012
It's shaping up to be a Jimmie Johnson Memorial Day weekend in Charlotte.
May 15, 2012
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s All-Star resume isn't very impressive, but he is riding some major momentum into Charlotte this weekend.
May 8, 2012
Jeff Gordon is hoping his luck will change this week at the track
May 1, 2012
Talladega is one of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s best tracks, but can he win this week?
April 24, 2012
Jimmie Johnson might have better tracks on his resume, but he is a three-time winner at Richmond.
April 17, 2012
Greg Biffle looks to again dominate the Kansas track after winning last week at Texas.
April 10, 2012
Matt Kenseth's success at Fort Worth has been nothing short of amazing,
March 28, 2012
With six career wins at the Martinsville oval, Jimmie Johnson is the favorite this week.
March 20, 2012
With one win already this season, Tony Stewart should be on fantasy racing radar screens each time he visits the larger ovals like this week in Fontana.
March 13, 2012
Kyle Busch has won four of the last six Bristol races, but does that make him the odds-on favorite for this week's race?.
March 6, 2012
Four-time Las Vegas winner Jimmie Johnson will look to reignite his dominance at the oval in the Nevada desert this weekend.
February 29, 2012
A two-time victor at the Phoenix oval, Jeff Gordon is the defending champ,
February 21, 2012
Two-time Daytona winner Kevin Harvick knows how to navigate his way around the huge oval.
February 7, 2012
Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart will be motivated to make a real impression in this first race of the new season.
November 16, 2011
Carl Edwards comes into the season finale in the driver's seat in the Sprint championship quest.
November 9, 2011
The surging Tony Stewart comes to the desert jewel this weekend seeking yet another Chase victory.
November 2, 2011
A two-time winner at the Fort Worth, Matt Kenseth looks to get back on track this weekend.
October 26, 2011
It's been an incredible season for Kevn Harvick, and he has his eyes on the prize of a championship.
October 18, 2011
A victory at Talladega is almost a must if Jimmie Johnson hopes to engrave his name on the Sprint Cup for a sixth straight time.
October 12, 2011
Tony Stewart is trying to stay alive in the Chase, and Charlotte is the perfect place to do it.
October 5, 2011
Jimmie Johnson has dominated in 10 career starts at the Kansas intermediate oval.
September 27, 2011
Jimmie Johnson is quickly scrambling in an attempt to find his groove again now that the Chase is underway.
September 20, 2011
This season could be Kevin Harvick's best chance to win his first Sprint Cup Series championship.
September 14, 2011
Coming off a great performance at Richmond, how can we not like Jeff Gordon this weekend at Chicago?
September 7, 2011
Richmond International Raceway is statistically Kyle Busch's best oval on the circuit.
August 30, 2011
If Edwards hopes to turn around his recent skid, it could all begin with a victory this Sunday at Atlanta.
August 23, 2011
The winner of four of the last five Bristol races, Kyle Busch is looking to keep his winning streak alive under the lights at the bullring.
August 16, 2011
Carl Edwards is thick in the middle of the battle to win this season's championship and could cash in this week in Michigan.
August 9, 2011
Kurt Busch is having an incredible season, and he comes to the Glen this week in search of his second victory in 2011.
August 3, 2011
Four-time Pocono winner Denny Hamlin has only one victory this season, but the No. 11 Toyota seems to run up front every time the series visits Pennsylvania.
July 26, 2011
Jimmie Johnson's luck at Indianapolis has really been boom-or-bust over his career. Can he push aside the class of the field, Tony Stewart?
July 12, 2011
Denny Hamlin has been one of the more successful Sprint Cup Series drivers on the short track circuit in recent years.
July 5, 2011
Kurt Busch is probably the hottest Sprint Cup driver as the series heads to Kentucky Speedway for the first time.
June 28, 2011
In his last three Daytona outings Dale Earnhardt Jr. has collected one pole position and a pair of Top-5 finishes. More success should follow this weekend.
June 21, 2011
Jeff Gordon's five career victories at Sonoma lead all drivers at the California road course.
June 14, 2011
Denny Hamlin looks to defend his title of race winner from this event one year ago.
June 7, 2011
Carl Edwards has such a great resume at Pocono that he's nearly a mandatory fantasy racing play this Sunday.
May 31, 2011
Greg Biffle is in the midst of a favorable stretch of the Sprint Cup schedule, and another great performance should be in store.
May 24, 2011
Kasey Kahne has been hot in May, and this could be a breakthrough weekend for the Enumclaw, Wash., native.
May 17, 2011
The reigning Sprint Cup Series champion, Jimmie Johnson is a two-time All-Star race winner.
May 10, 2011
The winner of three of the last four Dover races, Jimmie Johnson has six career victories at the Monster Mile and has to be considered the top contender this week.
May 3, 2011
The surging Kyle Busch won this event three years ago, and he's led more than 200 laps in his last three trips to Darlington's oval.
April 26, 2011
The three-time Richmond winner has better tracks in his resume than the small Virginia oval, but Jimmie Johnson's been very good at the facility the last few years.
April 12, 2011
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is on the upswing and makes a good fantasy racing play this week at one of his best tracks.
April 5, 2011
Carl Edwards' No. 99 team is a scant five points off the championship lead, so there's no doubt Edwards is on fire coming to Fort Worth this weekend.
March 29, 2011
With six career wins at the Martinsville short track, Jimmie Johnson is positioned to upset Denny Hamlin in this weekend's race.
March 22, 2011
Carl Edwards' No. 99 team is the only team with three Top-5 finishes to this point in the season as the circuit rolls into Fontana.
March 15, 2011
The winner of three of the last four Bristol races, Kyle Busch enters this week's event as the odds-on favorite at the Bull Ring.
March 1, 2011
Four-time Las Vegas winner Jimmie Johnson looks to continue his dominance at the oval in the Nevada desert this weekend.
February 22, 2011
Kurt Busch is the biggest threat to break the death grip that Hendrick Chevrolets have had on Phoenix International Raceway in recent years.
February 15, 2011
Kurt Busch had never won at Daytona until last Sunday's Bud Shootout, but in 20 career starts he's been extremely close to capturing the checkers.
February 7, 2011
Tony Stewart is a three-time winner of the Bud Shootout since it went to a restrictor-plate format.
November 17, 2010
Denny Hamlin comes to Homestead with a narrow 15-point lead over Jimmie Johnson with Kevin Harvick just 31 points behind Johnson, setting up a battle royale for the championship.
November 9, 2010
Heading into the season's penultimate race this weekend at Phoenix, four-time defending champ Jimmie Johnson has a 33-point deficit in the championship chase behind Denny Hamlin.
November 2, 2010
Considering the momentum that Denny Hamlin is riding entering this event, it would be no surprise to see him pull the season sweep at the Fort Worth oval.
October 26, 2010
Denny Hamlin has led significant laps in each of his last seven Talladega starts and has three Top 5's during that span.
October 19, 2010
Seven-time Martinsville winner Jeff Gordon is looking to get back to victory lane,
October 12, 2010
Tony Stewart is trying to climb back into championship contention, and Charlotte promises to be yet another potential win for the No. 14 Chevrolet.
October 5, 2010
Kevin Harvick will make his 17th career start at Auto Club Speedway when the green flag falls on Sunday's Pepsi Max 400.
September 28, 2010
Greg Biffle's success at Kansas has him leading the pack this week.
September 21, 2010
Jimmie Johnson is the active wins leader at the Monster Mile with five, including two of the last three events at the track.
September 14, 2010
Kyle Busch is finally racing for a championship. For the first time in a couple years the Joe Gibbs Racing star is in position to challenge for the Cup.
September 7, 2010
Jeff Gordon is second only to Mark Martin among active drivers with 23 Top 10's at Richmond International Speedway, with two career victories.
August 31, 2010
Carl Edwards has been an intermediate oval ace the last few seasons in Sprint Cup racing and has three career victories at Atlanta.
August 16, 2010
Motivation won't be a problem for Kyle Busch this weekend. The winner of two of the last three Bristol races is looking to break back into the win column.
August 10, 2010
The surging Greg Biffle has stepped back into that focal role for Roush Fenway Racing this season.
August 3, 2010
Simply put, Tony Stewart has dominated at Watkins Glen much of this decade.
July 27, 2010
Not only is Denny Hamlin the recent statistical leader at this oval going into this weekend's Pocono race, but he is also getting race-winning cars on a frequent basis this season.
July 19, 2010
Tony Stewart's two wins and five Top 10's in the last six years at Indy make him the class of the field this weekend.
July 6, 2010
The surging Tony Stewart will be hard to stop this weekend at Chicagoland.
June 29, 2010
Jamie McMurray lacks the victories to be considered the most dominant driver on ovals, but his efforts for both Jack Roush and now owner Chip Ganassi are hard to ignore.
June 22, 2010
Denny Hamlin is finally living up to his potential and showing the form to win a championship. He won this event in 2007 and finished second in his last race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
June 15, 2010
The Sprint Cup series pays its first visit to the road course circuit this weekend with a stop at Sonoma, which should sit well with Kyle Busch. He's flexed his muscles at the road course over the years.
June 8, 2010
Coming off a victory at Pocono, Denny Hamlin should have no trouble carrying that momentum to Michigan International Speedway this weekend