05 November 2012 Victory in Sunday's AAA Texas 500 Cup race came down to the two leading title contenders, and it proved a "bare knuckle, gloves off" duel between Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski.
29 October 2012 Jimmie Johnson was in calmly dominant mood at Martinsvlle on Sunday for the seventh Chase race of 2012, as victory put him into the lead of the 2012 Chase over Brad Keselowski.
22 October 2012 The new-look Kansas Speedway proved a tough beast for the Sprint Cup drivers to get to grips with on Sunday, with Matt Kenseth holding on best to win the Hollywood Casino 400.
14 October 2012 Clint Bowyer emerged as the winner on Saturday night after he stretched his fuel to last the final 56-lap green flag run to the finish, while longtime leader Brad Keselowski lost out.
08 October 2012 Matt Kenseth won Sunday afternoon's Chase race, as Talladega lived up to its reputation for delivering "the Big One" - with a last lap wreck that left virtually no car unscathed. 
01 October 2012 Brad Keselowski won the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway - his second victory in three Chase races - by making his fuel last longer than Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin.
24 September 2012 Denny Hamlin raised eyebrows by predicting that he'd win at New Hampshire: but that was nothing to the shock everyone had when they saw just how dominant the #11 proved to be.
17 September 2012 Brad Keselowski established himself as a serious contender for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship, taking first blood in the Chase with a win at Chicagoland Speedway.
09 September 2012 Clint Bowyer won the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway after NASCAR just scraped in a full-distance race to decide the last spots in the 2012 Chase. 
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.