The magic moment came last Sunday when Earnhardt Jr. was in the lead on lap 34 in Charlotte.
More on the fallout from the Richmond race with changes effective immediately, and some to come later.
NASCAR president Mike Helton replies to questions on the penalties handed out to the Michael Waltrip Racing team following the Richmond race. NASCAR vice-president of competition Robin Pemberton was also present.
New group-based format to bolster excitement for Sonoma, Watkins Glen
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams continue Western swing for this weekend's Kobalt Tools 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Superspeedway testing key in developing rules package for 2013 NASCAR Ford Fusion during the holidays prior to the new Cup cars debut in Daytona.
Amanda Vincent, NASCAR correspondent
NASCAR Series press release