Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  By By Jeff Hammond  |  Last updated 11/2/13
If you look at Texas Motor Speedway these last four or five years in the Chase, there have been some incredible races. In 2007, we saw Jimmie Johnson run down Matt Kenseth in the closing laps of the fall race. We had the crazy fall race in 2010 when Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton got into a fight and Jimmie Johnson completely changed pit crews. Then, just one year ago, Jimmie and Brad Keselowski put on a heck of a battle in the final laps. There is just something about racing at Texas and especially the Texas Chase race that lends itself to some incredible battles. Plus, I think we have to remember that when we come back here the second time each November, the weather is cooler, so this track produces a pretty good amount of grip. Race-car drivers get really brave when they feel like and trust that their race cars are under them. I think that was really apparent last year in the closing-lap battle between Jimmie and Brad because there was so much on the line that night. We saw Brad b...
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