Brant James
Tuesday April 13th, 2010

The Sprint Cup season is only seven races in, really? A pot hole, spoilers, wings, torn knee tendons, race cars pirouetting in the Georgia sky, Jimmie Johnson beginning his charge earlier than usual, Jamie McMurray winning the Daytona 500, Ryan Newman taking the Phoenix sure feels busier at this point in the season than usual.

With Texas Motor Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, traditional jumblers of sheet metal and attitudes, up next, it's certainly not too early for a quick list, or two. At seven newsy races down, here are ten drivers for who time has either breezed by or labored on.

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