The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams wrapped up their Daytona International Speedway testing of the new cars for the 2013 season.
Matt Kenseth enjoyed celebrating with his JGR team after their success at Kansas Speedway but days later came the news from NASCAR, and the statement from TRD.
Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Correspondent
It was an exciting night under the lights at Richmond in a race that saw cars bursting into flames, drivers going three wide for the lead in the closing laps, and there were even a few punches thrown!
Lee White, President of Toyota Racing Development in the United States, lays the blame on their own shoulders after for the NASCAR penalties were announced. Matt Kenseth took the Kansas Speedway victory in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry.
By Nancy Knapp Schilke
The first practice for the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited at Daytona started off with a bang.
By Eric Mauk: Indy Car team owner looking to branch out into NASCAR, could again partner with Richard Petty
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.
Richard Childress Racing's Kevin Harvick took the first win of the 2013 season. The now named Sprint Unlimited "shootout" was a non-points race to open the NASCAR Cup season.
Fuel bites Kevin Harvick, then helps him win at Phoenix
All eyes on new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car
No. 20 Joe Gibbs Toyota, sort of, won their appeal while Penske Racing lost their cause except for the suspensions being reduced.
2012 NASCAR champion Keselowski's advice to Kenseth? Race Johnson as hard as you can.
Joe Jennings, NASCAR correspondent
Even NASCAR’s youngest fans are ready for the return of brand identity
Roush Fenway Racing press release