Driver, owner, crew chief and car chief all penalized for open vent hose inside the car.
By Eric Mauk: Dale Earnhardt Jr. found himself mired in the middle of the pack for most of Sunday's race at Sonoma, and didn’t enjoy the view.
Team Chevy Racing press release
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.
Gordon beat out fellow finalist and NASCAR team owner Richard Childress for the 2012 honor.