The Granite Stripe gives an in-depth look at the state of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as it heads to Michigan International Speedway.  Check out the broadcast, podcast, fantasy preview and thoughts from the blog.

Listen to the podcast (2013, Ep. 25): Stewart's Injury, Hendrick Visits NHMS

Jonathan and Gavin catch up on the past two weeks in the Sprint Cup Series, debate Tony Stewart's injury, share audio from Hendrick Motorsports and make picks for Michigan.

Set your fantasy lineup with the preview: The Pure Truth About Michigan

#16 Greg Biffle - He's won the last two races at Michigan.  Need I say more?

Check out your favorite driver's nickname in "Name That Driver"

1. Jimmie "Boring" Johnson - It's the ultimate compliment for the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points leader. With more wins, more top-10s and more laps led than anyone on tour, Johnson has monotonously stamped his name as the favorite going into the Chase for the championship.

Join the debate on sub-series races with "Tony Stewart's Injury Evaluation"

To put it simply, Stewart can do what he wants, and he does.  He's an independent-minded person and that mentality has endeared him to race fans for the better part of two decades.  The reality, however, is that this injury is irresponsible and unfair.