Brad Keselowski won round 1 of the Chase for the Sprint Cup by taking the checkered flag of the Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Denny Hamlin won the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, his third win of the season. Four also clinched berths in the Chase.
Marcos Ambrose surged from third to first on the final lap of Sunday’s Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen International and won the race in a slugfest with runner-up Brad Keselowski.
Jimmie Johnson won the Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, his fourth Sprint Cup race at the Brickyard.
Clint Bowyer held off a hard-charging Kurt Busch in the closing laps to win the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma.
Dale Earnhardt Jr ended the most talked-about, most frustrating streak in motor sports, winning the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan.
Joey Logano used the bump and run to pass Mark Martin after the final restart and took the checkered flag of the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway.
Driving away from Kevin Harvick and Matt Kenseth after a restart with 31 laps left in Sunday’s FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson made short work of his NASCAR Sprint Cup rivals.
Jimmie Johnson wins the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. Dale Earnhardt Jr impressed by winning the Sprint Showdown and one segment of the All Star race.
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.