Handicapping the NASCAR Chase field is easy: It's trouble for anyone not driving a Toyota.
The Joe Gibbs Racing crew has a stout lineup. Look it up: The team of Toyotas has won half of the 26 races leading into the Chase, if you include the alliance with Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing.
The aerial view is fairly clear. Everyone else in the 16-driver lineup is playing catch-up, although it would be foolish to dismiss the boys in Penske Racing Fords, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano.
Keselowski in particular is a formidable foe, winning four races. Add to that his propensity to mix it up if necessary, and you've got...