Jimmie Johnson gave Rick Hendrick his 200th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory, running away from the rest of the field on a green-white-checkered-flag restart that took the Bojangles’ Southern 500 one lap past its scheduled distance.
Joey Logano won the VFW Sport Clips 200 after a well-intentioned bump went awry and wrecked championship contender Elliott Sadler on a restart with five laps left in regulation distance.
Kyle Busch pulled away from Dale Earnhardt Jr after the final restart to win the Capital City 400 at Richmond International Raceway, his fourth spring victory in a row at the track.
Kurt Busch beat Denny Hamlin to the checkered flag by .062 seconds to win Friday night’s Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway.
Denny Hamlin held off Martin Truex Jr. over the final 30 laps to win the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Streaking away from Denny Hamlin and pole-sitter Paul Menard after a restart with six laps left, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won Friday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Denny Hamlin cruised to victory in the Subway Fresh Fit 500 after his only real challenger Kevin Harvick lost fuel pressure in the closing laps.
Matt Kenseth held off Dale Earnhardt Jr to win a Daytona 500 that featured the first postponement in its history, and a bizarre accident that engulfed part of the track in flames.
In a weekend of unlikely winners, James Buescher took the checkered flag under caution in Drive4COPD 300 Nationwide Series race.
Joe Gibbs Racing has released crew chief Greg Zipadelli. He will join Stewart Haas Racing as competition director.