I think one of the more interesting storylines to follow during these hot summer months is Joe Gibbs Racing. Now sure, they have some victories under their belt but it's not going smoothly over there right now. I think it will be interesting to see how folks like Jimmy Makar, one of the original members of JGR and the senior VP of racing operations, plus President J.D. Gibbs and owner Joe Gibbs weather this storm.
Their marquee driver, the unstoppable force known as Kyle Busch, continues to struggle and have problems. You just know that is not sitting well in his world. His patience has to be wearing thin.
Teammate Denny Hamlin has had success early, but he surely has to be having flashbacks to last year wondering if they are simply going to make the Chase but not be a real factor.
Then the third driver at JGR is the young man Joey Logano. Sure, he won a race a few weeks ago, but that really hasn't helped quell all the talk about what his future is or isn't at JGR. He was put thr...