25 February 2013 Jimmie Johnson lay down the championship gauntlet early, declaring his intentions to win a sixth 2013 Sprint Cup title by clinching his second Daytona 500.
17 February 2013 Richard Childress Racing's Kevin Harvick emerged with his third win in the Daytona Unlimited, after an early accident claimed a third of the field.
19 November 2012 In a finale far more nerve-wracking than it had any right to be, Brad Keselowski clinched the 2012 Cup title and Jeff Gordon won the race after technical issues befell Jimmie Johnson.
12 November 2012 Brad Keselowski leads the 2012 Chase going into the final race of the season after Jimmie Johnson crashed out of Sunday's race at Phoenix, won by Kevin Harvick in a chaotic finish.
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.