Kahne the talk, but plenty could miss the Chase
A year ago, no one could conceive of NASCAR staging its Chase for the Nextel Cup without Jeff Gordon or Dale Earnhardt Jr. But when it played out exactly that way, the sport kept going without missing a beat.
The same would hold true this year, even if the defending champion weren't among the 10 drivers in the running come New Hampshire. It might be easy just to focus on Kasey Kahne's battle to unseat 10th-place Jeff Burton, but they're hardly the only drivers on the bubble heading ...
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