Mark Martin – Skill and luck, aged to perfection.
Greg Biffle – Oh so close to making it.
Tony Stewart – Another top ten finish, and still has the points lead.
Others – Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin
Carl Edwards – He’s still working on tweaking his hybrid to get the most mpg of anyone.
Juan Pablo Montoya – Increasing his odds to make the Chase this year.
Others – Kurt Busch, Brian Vickers, Clint Bowyer
Elliott Sadler – He is good at Michigan, and almost scored a top 10 finish.
Dale Earnhardt, Jr – At least Lance is able to get the car better at the end.
Others – Jamie McMurray, Kyle Busch, David Ragan, Bill Elliott
Robby Gordon – He might have bounced off the wall a few times, but he had a fast car this weekend and managed to score a nice top 20.
Jimmie Johnson – I guess Chad needs to work on really fast cars that get really good fuel mileage.
Others – Kevin Harvick, David Reutimann, Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahne
Ryan Newman – Tough race after consecutive top 10’s.
Others – Casey Mears, Joey Logano, Jeff Burton, Reed Sorenson
Sam Hornish, Jr. – He has improved so much lately that I was disappointed with a finish that I would have cheered for last year.
John Andretti – After a great qualifying run, he had nowhere to go but backwards.
Others – Bobby Labonte, Michael Waltrip, Marcos Ambrose, David Gilliland
Max Papis – Should get bonus points for effort and the amount of heart he puts into what he does.
AJ Allmendinger – The car was so evil that he finally brought it to the garage to try and exorcise the demons.
Others – Paul Menard, Martin Truex Jr, Scott Speed, David Stremme
Start and parks – Dave Blaney, Sterling Marlin, Joe Nemechek, Tony Raines