Roger Penske hopes to name a driver for the No. 22 before the Chase starts. Logano, Newman, Vickers, and Hornish are said to be candidates.
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.
Carl Edwards took the lead of the Zippo 200 at the Glen with 10 laps to go and held on to win in his first Nationwide Series start of the season.
Joey Logano says he has two offers to run full time in the Sprint Cup Series in 2013, including one from Joe Gibbs Racing.
Penske Racing has released driver AJ Allmendinger following his failed drug test and subsequent indefinite suspension from NASCAR competition.
Penske Racing driver AJ Allmendinger has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR competition after his “B” sample was tested, and came back positive, according to NASCAR.
AJ Allmendinger has been suspended from NASCAR competition following a failed drug test. His “B” sample is currently being tested.
Nelson Piquet Jr became the first Brazilian to win a NASCAR national series race with his win in the Sargento 200 at Road America.
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.
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.