Ricky Stenhouse Jr. became the only NASCAR Nationwide driver to earn the championship under the new “declare a series rule” and he did it twice! We felt that he definitely deserved a spot in our top 20 moments.
Brad Keselowski and team owner Roger Penske were the men of the hour at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final night of celebration in Las Vegas, Nevada. Special award winners included Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart.
At Champion’s Week in Las Vegas, “Junior” tied Bill Elliott with ten consecutive wins; but he did not touch the overall total that “Wild Bill” has accumulated.
Gordon beat out fellow finalist and NASCAR team owner Richard Childress for the 2012 honor.
The world now gets to view the new Chevy NASCAR Sprint Cup entry based off their SS model that will be in showroom floors in 2013.
Buescher: 2012 king of the Truck Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway after a season long hard-fought battle.
Amanda Vincent, NASCAR correspondent