Nascar always observes the Easter holiday and will be off. Next Saturday the Sprint Cup chase continues on Saturday night under the lights at Texas Motor Speedway.The Samsung Mobile 500 will go green at 7pm. Its a tight bunch at the top in the Sprint Cup Standings after the last race in Martinsville.  Nascar's ratings are up sharply over this same time last year for one big reason. The most popular driver in the world, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is currently is 2nd place in the points standings. His fans are going nuts and he is just 6 points behind the current leader Greg Biffle. Last year's champion Tony Stewart is now in third.

Go Jr!!