03 September 2012 Denny Hamlin managed to stay ahead of Jeff Gordon at the end of the night time Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, which may result in the four-time champ missing the Chase.
26 August 2012 Denny Hamlin made sure he was in the right place to benefit from off-sync pit strategies and a series of hot-tempered accidents making for an eventful and topsy-turvy night at Bristol.
20 August 2012 Jimmie Johnson was looking set to claim victory in the Pure Michigan 400 Cup race, until a late engine failure put Greg Biffle ahead of Brad Keselowski at the finish instead.
13 August 2012 Marcos Ambrose won the Finger Lakes 355 Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen after surviving a thrilling final lap showdown with Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski. 
06 August 2012 Jeff Gordon recovered from a poor qualifying and took advantage of a team mate's misfortune to take the lead just before a massive storm forced the race to be red flagged early.
30 July 2012 The five-time Sprint Cup champion became a four-time winner at Indianapolis, putting himself in the company of some of the greats of motorsports with a dominant performance.
16 July 2012 A miscommunication with his pit crew meant that Denny Hamlin finished second in Loudon despite dominating the race, with Kasey Kahne heading to victory lane in his place.
08 July 2012 Tony Stewart recovered from a back row starting position to overcome the dominant car of the evening when he deprived Matt Kenseth of his drafting partner as a critical restart.
01 July 2012 Brad Keselowski looked one of the men to beat from early on during Saturday evening's Quaker State 400, and he cruised to his third win of 2012 as his rivals hit problems.
25 June 2012 Clint Bowyer had looked strong all through practice for Sunday afternoon's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma, but his dominance of the race was still a surprise.
18 June 2012 Dale Earnhardt Jr. finally made his way back into victory lane after a drought lasting 143 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts, with a dominant win at Michigan. 
11 June 2012 Joey Logano became that rarest of things in recent times in NASCAR Sprint Cup competition: a polesitter able to go on and claim the race win itself in Sunday's Pocono 400.
04 June 2012 Now that he's found his winning groove again, there just seems no stopping five-time champ Jimmie Johnson as he once again put in a dominating display to win the FedEx 400 at Dover. 
28 May 2012 Kasey Kahne delivered his first win for the Hendrick Motorsports team in the 2012 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday evening.
20 May 2012 Jimmie Johnson picked up a cool million dollars for winning the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning the Showdown qualifier.
13 May 2012 Jimmie Johnson succeeded in finally pushing Hendrick Motorsport over the landmark 200th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory with a win at Darlington in the Southern 500.
07 May 2012 Brad Keselowski proved that it really was possible to lead into the final lap at Talladega and still win, to become the first Dodge driver to claim victory here since 1976. 
29 April 2012 Richmond in springtime turned out to be the best of times for anyone in NASCAR called Busch, with Kyle following up his brother's Nationwide victory with a Cup win of his own.
23 April 2012 Martin Truex Jr. led for 173 of the 267 lap distance of the STP 400 Cup race on Sunday afternoon at Kansas, but Denny Hamlin got the last laugh at the chequered flag.
15 April 2012 Greg Biffle was one of the early leaders on Saturday night, but he had to time his move perfectly at the end to usurp dominant leader Jimmie Johnson before the chequered flag.