Hendrick Motorsports announced that Lowe’s Companies Inc has renewed its sponsorship of the No. 48 Sprint Cup Series team and five-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson.
NASCAR plans to meet with Sprint Cup Series teams about the Generation 6 restrictor plate package and whether or not that package should change before the next restrictor plate race.
NASCAR announced the format for the 2013 Sprint All-Star Race, which puts an emphasis on finishing well in each of the five segments.
AJ Allmendinger will drive the No. 51 Guy Roofing Chevy of Phoenix Racing in the Subway Fresh Fit 500k at Phoenix International Raceway.
Denny Hamlin was frustrated with Joey Logano’s decision to go three wide in the late stages of the Daytona 500.
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.
GEICO announced that it will sponsor the No. 13 Germain Racing Ford and driver Casey Mears for the full Sprint Cup Series season in both 2013 and 2014.
Kevin Harvick won Duel 1 at Daytona International Speedway, securing the third starting spot in the Daytona 500. Kyle Busch won Duel 2 to earn the fourth starting spot in the 500.
Rick Hendrick squashed rumors that Lowe’s, sponsor of five-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy, would not return to the team following the 2013 Cup Series season.
Danica Patrick won the pole of the 2013 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, running a lap of 196.434 mph (45.817 seconds).