Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/23/14
This weekend's race at Richmond International Raceway is the final event on the NASCAR Sprint Cup calendar before the 10-race Chase for the Championship kicks off. No team wants to arrive at this week's race needing to still book a spot in NASCAR's playoffs, yet every season there are drivers on the brink of popping in, or falling out. Drivers to keep an eye on at the edge of the Chase standings include Greg Biffle, Kurt Busch, Jeff Gordon and the two current wild card holders, Kasey Kahne and Martin Truex Jr. Last week's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway may have given us a preview of how the Chase field will shape up. Jimmie Johnson encountered problems, but his spot is secure. Kasey Kahne was pushed to the brink by ruining his car in a restart pile up and Kyle Busch locked himself in with a victory. Richmond's final race before the Chase always puts on a good show. This year's edition isn't expected to be any different, and fantasy owners will probably want to choose their starting...
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