NASCAR has fined Denny Hamlin $25,000 for comments he made about the Generation 6 car after the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Jimmie Johnson sped away from the field after the final restart in the Daytona 500 and held off a hard-charging Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win.
A rare pit road mistake and subsequent part failure ended Jimmie Johnson’s title hopes, allowing Brad Keselowski to lock up the title with a 15th-place run.
Kevin Harvick won the AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. A Jimmie Johnson wreck allowed Brad Keselowski to open up a 20-point lead heading into Homestead.
Kevin Harvick signed a multi-year agreement to drive for Stewart Haas Racing in 2014, according to ESPN.com
Bass Pro Shops has reached a deal with Stewart Haas Racing to sponsor the team’s No. 14 Chevy driven by team co-owner Tony Stewart in 2013.
Stewart Haas Racing announced that Quicken Loans has expanded its sponsorship of the No. 39 Chevy driven by Ryan Newman.
Brad Keselowski won round 1 of the Chase for the Sprint Cup by taking the checkered flag of the Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Stewart Haas Racing announced that Ryan Newman, driver of the team’s No. 39 Sprint Cup Chevy, has been re-signed to drive that car in 2013.
Office Depot will leave Stewart Haas Racing’s No. 14 car driven by Tony Stewart at season’s end, and will not sponsor the car in any capacity in 2013.