Three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams penalized following race at Texas Motor Speedway: One car from Michael Waltrip Racing and two cars from Penske Racing
The Chief Appellate Officer for National Stock Car Racing statement did include one minor change by reducing the suspensions for 7 of the team members.
Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver Denny Hamlin has been diagnosed with a L1 compression fracture.
Once NASCAR announced the penalties from the Texas Motor Speedway race, it did not take long for the fans to react
Was Joey Logano's move ahead of David Gilliland in Richmond set-up between the two Ford teams?
NASCAR chairman Brian France informed the Associated Press that no penalties had been assessed after the Auto Club Speedway race in Fontana, California.
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!
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.
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.
The entire Toyota Owners 400 race at the Richmond International Raceway kept the fans attention, even during the cautions.
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.
No. 20 Joe Gibbs Toyota, sort of, won their appeal while Penske Racing lost their cause except for the suspensions being reduced.
All eyes on new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car
Even NASCAR’s youngest fans are ready for the return of brand identity
Johnson earns fifth Sprint Cup this season, and his first in The Chase at Dover International Speedway. Teammate Earnhardt Jr gives Hendrick team 1-2 finish.
Fuel calculation became a factor in the final laps, and once again the Captain and his team were spot on for their new 2013 season driver to earn the victory.
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Nancy Knapp Schilke
Will Jeff Gordon get the needed points to make it into the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup? He did show his determination when he took the pole at Richmond.
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.