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September 12, 2010 2:57 PM

My Quick Look At The Chase Contenders

Denny Hamlin--1st place in chase

Has the most wins out of the top 12 in the first 26 races, but only one win in his last 10 races. The win might get him the mometum he needs in order to win the chase. I am not so sure that he can do it.

Jimmie Johnson--Second place in chase

Has five wins in the first 26 races, but only one win the last 10. His last two races have been top five finshes which is great and his best tracks are coming up in the chase. I just do think he will win his fifth championship in a row.

Kevin Harvick--Third place in the chase.

He has the most wins out of any chaser in the past 10 races with 2. His last three races have not been too kind to him though. I think he will stumble late and not win the championship.

Kyle Busch--Fourth place in the chase.

Momentum is on his side as Kyle Busch has three top five place finishes in the last three races. I still see him as a race winner and not someone that will win the championship.

Kurt Busch--Fifth place in the chase.

No wins for this driver in the past 10 races. he has also been a bit inconsistent as well in his finishes. I say that he is only someone that will come close to getting the title, not a title winner.

Tony Stewart--Sixth place in the chase.

One win for him in the past six races. He is inconsistant in the last three races in his finishes, but hot over all in the last 10. I say he is has a great shot now to win the title.

Greg Biffle--Seventh place in the chase.

Has his only win in the past 10 races, but not hot at all though in those races as well. I say he has no shot at winning the title.

Jeff Gordon--Eighth place in the chase.

In the last ten races he was hot in the first five, but luke warm in the last five. He comes in with no wins at all this season into the chase. I say he has a shot at a win, but no shot at the title.

Carl Edwards--Ninth place in the chase.

He is the hottest driver point wise in the last 10 races. Has eight top tens in his last eights races as well. I say he can finally get a win in the final ten races and continune to be hot as he has a great shot at winning the title.


Jeff Burton--Tenth place in the chase.

Another driver with no wins this season. In the last 10 races he was hot in the first five, but not so hot in the last five. He is a another driver that I do not see as championship worthy this year.

Matt Kenseth --Eleventh place in the chase.

He also comes in with no wins at all into the chase. In the last 10 races has put in 8 finishes in the 13-18 bracket with just two top ten place finishes. I say he continues what he has been doing and that will not make him a championship contender.

Clint Boyer---Twelvth place in the chase.

Really hot in the last three races, but comess into the chase with no wins. I think he can get his win in the final ten races, he will make some noise, but fall short of getting the championship.

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