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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, races to the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

ESTES: Johnson ties Gordon and more thoughts from the Brickyard 400
LONG: Junior’s turnaround continues with retaking the points lead
GALLERY: Best photos of every 2012 Sprint Cup winner

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, races to the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
ESTES: Johnson ties Gordon and more thoughts from the Brickyard 400LONG: Junior’s turnaround continues with retaking the points leadGALLERY: Best photos of every 2012 Sprint Cup winner

Jeff Gordon relaxes before the 2011 Daytona 500. A late accident at Martinsville last Sunday cost Jeff Gordon a chance at a Top 10 finish, says SI’s Tim Tuttle, who thinks Gordon will need wins to qualify for the wildcard. (Fred Vuich/SI)

TUTTLE: Gordon’s Chase hopes the biggest casualty at Martinsville
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon relaxes before the 2011 Daytona 500. A late accident at Martinsville last Sunday cost Jeff Gordon a chance at a Top 10 finish, says SI’s Tim Tuttle, who thinks Gordon will need wins to qualify for the wildcard. (Fred Vuich/SI)
TUTTLE: Gordon’s Chase hopes the biggest casualty at MartinsvilleGALLERY: Rare Photos of Jeff Gordon

The closest race in Chase history will be settled this afternoon at Homestead. Will the winner be Carl Edwards or Tony Stewart? While you ponder the matchup, take a second to check out SI.com’s gallery of Sports Figures on South Park. (Michael J. LeBrecht II/1Deuce3 Photography; Josh Holmberg/Icon SMI; Mike McCarn/AP; Fred Vuich/S)

MARTIN: Edwards, Stewart poised for a dramatic finish

The closest race in Chase history will be settled this afternoon at Homestead. Will the winner be Carl Edwards or Tony Stewart? While you ponder the matchup, take a second to check out SI.com’s gallery of Sports Figures on South Park. (Michael J. LeBrecht II/1Deuce3 Photography; Josh Holmberg/Icon SMI; Mike McCarn/AP; Fred Vuich/S) 
GALLERY: Sports Figures on South ParkANDERSON: Nobody can stop a streaking Tony StewartESTES: Stewart looking to make history as a driver/ownerLONG: Edwards in control heading to the Chase finaleTUTTLE: Five other drives who could benefit from a win
MARTIN: Edwards, Stewart poised for a dramatic finish

Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt at the 1993 Pepsi 400. (Peter Cosgrove/AP)

Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt at the 1993 Pepsi 400. (Peter Cosgrove/AP)