Regarding Tony Stewart's injury and the negative comments since his crash racing sprint cars, Jimmie Johnson stated: "I’ve been disappointed that people have given him a hard time over it."
NASCAR Sprint Cup testing was uneventful until Earnhardt Jr. decided to give Ambrose a push going down the back stretch. It did not work out as planned. A total of 12 cars were involved in the crash that followed.
Joe Jennings, NASCAR Correspondent
Superspeedway testing key in developing rules package for 2013 NASCAR Ford Fusion during the holidays prior to the new Cup cars debut in Daytona.
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.
After a Sprint Cup season dominated by Hendrick and Ford, JGR is quietly catching up.
By Nancy Knapp Schilke
On the road course in the Finger Lakes region of New York, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch had his Toyota in the hunt throughout the race to nail down the NASCAR Sprint Cup victory.
The JGR drivers Hamlin, Kenseth and Bush set the top-three times testing the draft. Most teams concentrated on single car runs with Burton holding the single car fastest lap speed.
The entire Toyota Owners 400 race at the Richmond International Raceway kept the fans attention, even during the cautions.
The first practice for the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited at Daytona started off with a bang.
The Australian V8 Supercar is 400lbs lighter than a Sprint Cup car, but only has 650 horsepower compared to 950 in NASCAR.
Concord, North Carolina
By Roush Fenway Racing
Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet and Jimmie Johnson proved that they are ready to add to their tally if wins Martinsville with a record time during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race.