Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. will advance to Homestead-Miami Speedway to race for a Sprint Cup season title this coming weekend.
Carl Edwards is the odd man out after Sunday's race here was a pain for him and a handful of other drivers scrambling for a berth in the Chase finale.
NASCAR officials cut the Cup race short after 219 of the scheduled 312 laps Sunday night, this after persistent rain had delayed the start for six hours.
Rain is something of an oddity in the desert, but NASCAR tends to bring out some quirky circumstances in regard to weather.
Just ask anyone who has attended a race at Daytona International Speedway the...