Now the fun starts.
Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway begins what NASCAR likes to call "the race for the Chase" -- the final 10 races in NASCAR's regular season.
In most years, the race for the Chase is as good or better than the Chase for the Sprint Cup itself, because at any given time there are a handful of drivers jockeying for position to get one of the two Wild-Card Chase slots. And those positions change almost every week over the final races during the regular season.
Last year heading into Kentucky, Brad Keselowski was 10th in points and Kasey Kahne and Jeff Gordon were 17th and 18th, respectively. Keselowski won this race last year and, of course, went on to capture his first NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, while Kahne and Gordon made strong runs to put themselves into the Chase.
With that said, here's who has the most pressure on them heading into the Bluegrass State this weekend:
BRAD KESELOWSKI -- After opening the season with four consecutive ...