After every race, we'll opine about who we think is at the top of the Sprint Cup heap and how and why they got there. Remember, this isn't scientific, as our formula is the perfect blend of analytics and bias against your favorite driver. But it's an off-week! So instead of your favorite driver, this week, it's your favorite team. Let's roll.
1. Penske Racing: In this case, Penske's two-car team is an advantage; though you're not going to find many, if any, people who say it's a hinderance. Brad Keselowski's first finish outside the top 10 was at California and in that race, he had charged through the field before being derailed by Timmy Hill's oil. His new teammate, Joey Logano, is ninth in the points despite having an, uh, adventurous start to the 2013 season.
2. Hendrick Motorsports: They've got the points leader, and thy name is Junior. And they've got the guy in third (Jimmie Johnson) and the guy in seventh (Kasey Kahne.) But that dang lead weight Jeff Gordon (18th) is draggingRead More »from Power Rankings: It’s team time, and Penske’s tops