Found October 09, 2012 on Fox Sports:
When you look at Denny Hamlin's Talladega Superspeedway run, you can't say that running well at the back was a mistake; that was their strategy. I don't know if I like that strategy. I don't know if I saw any team with that strategy end up with a good finish. In terms of the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, though, what I see with Hamlin is little by little, he's losing ground. After the Dover race, they were 16 points back. Now they're 25 points back. They just keep losing a little bit of ground, a little bit of ground, a little bit of ground, and they're going to have to start making some ground up. They're going to have to make ground up on two race teams -- one in particular -- that just don't seem to be faltering. Brad Keselowski has the points lead with a consistent string of finishes, while Jimmie Johnson is in second. Hamlin has fallen behind both of them. The one race for Keselowski that I raise an eyebrow about will be a racetrack wh...

Talladega smash-up solidifies true NASCAR Chase contenders

Except for Denny Hamlin, the recent Talladega strategy of hanging in the back and avoiding trouble went by the wayside Sunday — right before half the cars in the field went sideways on the last lap.“The first couple years we try to make a strategy,” Matt Kenseth said after winning the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 Sunday, referring to first years after the COT debuted. “‘Let’s...

Charlotte tough on some top drivers

This weekend marks NASCAR's only night race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The majority of the Coca-Cola 600 is run in the night, but it's still a fairly significant difference in weather conditions. I don't know that team strategies are any different for 500 miles, like Saturday night's race, or 600 miles. I know mine weren't. I'm sure Saturday night will...
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