Here’s who NBC’s writers think will win today’s Roval race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (2 p.m. ET on NBC).
A wildcard race gets a wildcard winner: Erik Jones wins in a backup car and avoids playoff elimination.
Jimmie Johnson. This track was his playground before a 2006 repave. Its road course brings Seven-Time back to glory and propels the No. 48 to the next round.
Jimmie Johnson: An odd track will create a lot of oddities. When the smoke clears, Johnson will be standing in victory lane.