Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers will miss the remainder of the 2013 Sprint Cup Series season after Vickers was placed on blood-thinning medication after a small blood clot was found in Vickers’ right leg.
NASCAR penalized Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20 Sprint Cup Series team, after Matt Kenseth’s race-winning Camry failed post-race inspection due to a connecting rod in the engine.
Matt Kenseth’s race-winning Toyota failed post-race inspection after the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway, and it failed inspection at NASCAR’s R&D center.
Kyle Busch signed a multi-year contract extension to continue driving the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the Sprint Cup Series. The length of the contract was not made public, but Joe Gibbs hinted that it was for a long time.