Kevin Harvick cut into Matt Kenseth’s Sprint Cup points lead by winning the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. He moved up to third in the standings, 25 points behind Kenseth.
NASCAR announced penalties issued to Penske Racing after their race-winning Dover Ford failed post-race inspection because the front end of the car was too low.
Jimmie Johnson held off Dale Earnhardt Jr to win the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, his first victory in the Chase this year.
Joey Logano dominated the 5-hour Energy 200 at Dover International Speedway, winning his fourth straight Nationwide Series race at the Monster Mile.
Kyle Busch won his 10th NASCAR Nationwide Series race in 20 starts this season, leading 195 of the 200 laps of the Dollar General 300.
NASCAR announced the Hendrick Motorsports’ Jeff Gordon will be added to the Chase as the 13th car because of a deal between Penske Racing and Front Row Motorsports.
Following the penalty levied against Michael Waltrip Racing and accusations that Penske Racing and Front Row Motorsports cut a deal to let Joey Logano pass David Gilliland, Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon have both spoken out.
Penske Racing may have cut a deal with Front Row Motorsports during the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway to allow Joey Logano to pass FRM’s David Gilliland in the closing laps of the race so Logano could earn an extra point.
Kyle Busch claimed the trophy for the AdvoCare 500 at Atlants Motor Speedway, beating Joey Logano to the finish line by .740 seconds.
Denny Hamlin suffered a sprained hand in the same crash that fractured Martin Truex Jr’s wrist during the IRWIN Tools Night Race. He is not expect to miss any races.