Jeff Gordon will win in Chicago this weekend. So says’s Tom Bowles, who writes, "Averaging a 5.8 average finish in his last four starts in Chicagoland, this team is already knocking on the door with four straight top-5 finishes. With J.J. still winless at this place — one of the more difficult venues for the No. 48 — it’s time for their shopmates to steal a little bit of the spotlight across the way." Yes, but we all know how Jimmie Johnson races right after he has had a baby. Wait. No, we don’t. This should be interesting. Or at least what passes for interesting at Chicagoland.

Gordon and Burton have struggled to close the deal in 2010 (