At the start of the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Penske Racing's Brad Keselowski was not one of the favorites for the championship. Yet they won which makes them our #3 top 20 moment!
The 11th top moment was an easy decision by the staff at Motorsport.com: The Clint Bowyer/Jeff Gordon fight at Phoenix which, of course, included their teams!
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.
The American Le Mans Series overall (P1) championship team tested at the new Circuit of The Americas preparing for the 2013 season. Champion drivers Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr had two good days on the 3.427-mile track.
Superspeedway testing key in developing rules package for 2013 NASCAR Ford Fusion during the holidays prior to the new Cup cars debut in Daytona.
The Porsche Works racer to co-drive No. 48 Chopard/TOTAL Porsche with Bryce Miller.
Youth thrives from entry level to National Series during 2012 campaign.
2012 first-time Sprint Cup champion loves to tweet, and even had his hands slapped by NASCAR, not once but twice! His followers include the worldwide fans and the media.
Even NASCAR’s youngest fans are ready for the return of brand identity
All eyes on new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car
Charlotte is the scene of testing the 2013 next generation Cup cars. Not all of the teams elected to take part in the NASCAR open test at this time.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s winless streak tallies close second in media poll
REBELLION will be entering one LMP1 car in the 2013 ALMS with a second car for the 12 Hours of Sebring. Plans for a parallel programme in the WEC including the 24 Hours of e Mans are in the works.
Swan Racing to compete in full 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule
A busy evening for BMW in Germany. Under the slogan “Magic Moments" they celebrated the 2012 season while announcing plans for 2013. ALMS will see the new Z4 GT3 on the track for their final season prior to the merger.
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.
2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Keselowski savors success. From the Newlywed game to burnouts on the main boulevard, the final event is the awards ceremony tonight.
Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt J. and Chevrolet top the news from Las Vegas today.
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.
Drivers share Champion’s Week laughs with fans and fifth graders from Nellis Air Force base school.
New tracks will allure fans in the Midwestern states with their first visit to a dirt track: The famous Eldora. Plus a visit to Ontario, Canada for the first time on a road course: The historic Mosport now named Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Week-long flurry of activity features fan appearances, burn outs and banquet
The development of the Lotus GT was also part of the 2012 season.