While August and September informed us just where and how well talent performed to begin the season, October will draw more clear answers.
It's easy to race well early, but can teams hold on and continue to perform week after week?
This weekend will provide better indications of where teams stand in relation to one another, and just where the season could head in the few months ahead.
With electric races on tap in New Jersey, California, North Carolina, Michigan and Georgia, it will be another big week of action around the country. Don't miss it.
Click on the links below to read about those races, or click on the slideshow to navigate the pages.