28 October 2013 Jeff Gordon recalled his glory days at Martinsville with his first win of the year, with Jimmie Johnson unable to gain his usual advantage from the track in his title battle with Matt Kenseth.
21 October 2013 Talladega can be the wild card of the Chase, but none of the frontrunners suffered a knockout blow in 2013 - even if it was still not all that Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth had hoped for.
14 October 2013 Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne had Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup race in the bag - right until a late caution changed the game and allowed Brad Keselowski to end a year-long winless spell.
07 October 2013 Kansas can be a make-or-break Chase race: this year Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch came out on top, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth escaped serious harm, but Kyle Busch and Ryan Newman took big hits.
30 September 2013 Jimmie Johnson claimed a record eighth Cup win at Dover on Sunday afternoon to restore a sense of propriety to a Chase that's been through some tumultuous times of late. 
23 September 2013 Matt Kenseth came into the 2013 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as top seed. Two weeks in and he's already in danger of becoming unstoppable...
16 September 2013 Matt Kenseth narrowly claimed victory over his Joe Gibbs Racing team mate Kyle Busch in the first race of the 2013 Chase on Sunday night which had been badly hit by weather during the day.
08 September 2013 Carl Edwards won the Richmond Sprint Cup night race on Saturday, with Kurt Busch close behind in second place to claim a famous 2013 Chase spot for Furniture Row Racing.
02 September 2013 Kyle Busch only had to finish in the top ten to clinch a position in the 2013 Chase, but he felt the need to go one better and prove he' a real contender by winning outright in Atlanta.
26 August 2013 Matt Kenseth proved himself to be master of the dark arts, after somehow managing to hold off Kasey Kahne to claim victory in the floodlit Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
19 August 2013 Joey Logano held off Kevin Harvick to the line at Michigan on Sunday to claim his first win with Penske Racing after an eventful race which saw several top Chase contenders take big points hits.
12 August 2013 Luck was not on Marcos Ambrose's side at Watkins Glen, the two-time winner crashing out late in the race to open the way for Kyle Busch to claim the chequered flag.
05 August 2013 Kasey Kahne led for 66 laps at Pocono, but when it came down to the final restart it looked as though he was going to be one trick short of the hand he needed to beat team mate Jeff Gordon.
29 July 2013 Ryan Newman is no stranger to these parts, growing up close enough to Indianapolis Motor Speedway to have racing in his blood. On Sunday, the local boy came home and made good by winning the Brickyard 400.
15 July 2013 Brian Vickers made a popular return to victory lane on Sunday almost four years since his last Cup victory, after a risky tyre- and fuel-strategy for Tony Stewart unravelled at the last minute.
07 July 2013 Jimmie Johnson won the Daytona 500 that kicked off the 2013 season, and on Saturday night he doubled up with a repeat success in the mid-season return to the superspeedway.
01 July 2013 Matt Kenseth won in Kentucky for the first time in Cup competition after setbacks for Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Greg Biffle and Brad Keselowski.
24 June 2013 It's been more than six years since he claimed his first and to date only NASCAR Sprint Cup victory, but on Sunday Martin Truex rediscovered the way to victory lane at Sonoma.
17 June 2013 Greg Biffle drove a careful race to the front as his main rivals hit problems, and once he was there he made sure he kept the lead for the final quarter of the race at Michigan.
10 June 2013 A week after losing out at Dover through a controversial restart penalty at Dover, Jimmie Johnson made sure nothing got in the way of victory at Pocono.