Everybody circles Talladega on the calendar for different reasons. Drivers enter the weekend with concern for their safety, owners enter it with nervousness over the impending hit to their bottom lines, fans enter it with barely-concealed bloodlust. And while there was no monstrous Big One in the Sprint Cup race, there was plenty of field-gnarling action nonetheless. Here, kick back and get your fill of the five finest moments of the weekend:
Talladega didn't take out anybody out of the Chase hunt, but you know what? Maybe that's for the best. It's only right if this whole season comes down to one final race.