Burton focusing on home stretch
JOLIET, Ill. -- Nine races stand between Jeff Burton and redemption. The top-10 drivers after 26 races, and any others within 400 points of the leader, will be invited to dance a 10-race waltz to the NASCAR Nextel Cup title. Burton's on the bubble, which given his recent record is not such a bad place to be.
The former Roush Racing star, who legitimately contended for the 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 crowns, has not won a race in 132 tries. He hasn't won a pole position since ...
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