It's that time of year again, folks. Year seven of NASCAR's playoff format has been widely trumpeted to be the most "wide open" Chase in years. How believable is that? I'll bite on the hype to a certain degree. Reigning four-time champ
How does this field look heading in? Find out as we handicap each of the 12 postseason participants in our Chase 2010 guide:
If what he says is true, well, God help the 11-car lineup desperate to take him down. In position to win as early as New Hampshire this Sunday, Johnson knows a solid start is key. A top-3 runs there and at Dover would patch up any cracks in the armor, leaving this team on cruise control and well on its way to accomplishing an unprecedented Drive For Five.