Dale Earnhardt Jr. in danger of not making the Chase again

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Dale Earnhardt Jr's popularity endures despite his frequent failure to contend for the Sprint Cup title.

Dale Earnhardt Jr's popularity endures despite his frequent failure to contend for the Sprint Cup title.

10. Joey Logano (unranked) -- Logano is still on the outside of the Chase (he trails Martin Truex Jr. by seven points for the second wild card spot), but his victory at Michigan gives him the momentum to pass Truex, Keselowski and Biffle for the final spot in the Power Rankings. Take away his consecutive 40th-place finishes in early July, and Logano's average finish in the other 10 races since Memorial Day weekend is 6.9.