Nancy Knapp Schilke
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.
Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Correspondent
Six NASCAR Sprint Cup Championships for the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet team with Jimmie Johnson.
Our number 16 top moment of 2013 is Jimmie Johnson's 6th title in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, bringing him to within striking distance of the all time record.
Michigan International Speedway
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.