Discussion

Non-Chasers make presence felt at Martinsville

Originally Published: October 23, 2005
By Rupen Fofaria | Special to ESPN.com

The Chase for the Nextel Cup is more than just an opportunity for 10 drivers to compete for a title. It's also an opportunity for the guys who got shut out to prove that they're getting their acts together and that there's a reason to believe in 2006.

"We're building toward next year," Elliott Sadler said, "and so every race is important."

For several non-Chase contenders, Sunday's run at Martinsville Speedway was a boost of encouragement.

Four-time champ Jeff Gordon, ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

ESPN TOP HEADLINES