12 March 2012 Tony Stewart stunned everyone in the 2011 Chase to claim the championship: now he's keeping up his winning form in 2012 by seeing off Jimmie Johnson in Vegas.
05 March 2012 After a disappointing 2011, Denny Hamlin made a declaration of intent with victory over Kevin Harvick at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday.
28 February 2012 Matt Kenseth held on under a green-white-chequered finish to beat Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle to the line at the end of a wild 2012 Daytona 500.
25 February 2012 James Buescher was outside the top ten of the Nationwide DRIVE4COPD 300 going through the final corner. But he was in front just seconds later.
25 February 2012 Little-known rookie driver John King claimed his first win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, after a night filled with accidents and crashes.
23 February 2012 Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth won the two Gatorade Duels setting the starting order for the Daytona 500, but there was a big hit waiting for Danica Patrick.
19 February 2012 Kyle Busch had a torrid night of it at the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway, but it ended with a win over Tony Stewart - by just 0.013s. 
21 November 2011 Tony Stewart recovered from early adversity and proved an irresistible force of nature, storming his way to victory in the final race of the season to clinch the 2011 title. 
14 November 2011 On a day that saw the F1 Red Bull Racing team in a rare funk, Kasey Kahne put their NASCAR equivalents into victory lane in the team's penultimate Sprint Cup outing. 
07 November 2011 Just 3pts separates the top two in the Sprint Cup, after Tony Stewart took his fourth win in the eight races of the Chase so far and Carl Edwards finished second.
31 October 2011 A wild and eventful Chase race at Martinsville saw Tony Stewart survive 18 different cautions to pip Jimmie Johnson in the final laps - and a lucky escape for Carl Edwards.
23 October 2011 The unique nature of Talladega's superspeedway once again had a decisive effect on this year's Chase, but Clint Bowyer was just ecstatic with the view from victory lane.
16 October 2011 Victory in Charlotte propelled Matt Kenseth into the top three in the Chase, but a late-race crash for Jimmie Johnson all but ended the champion's hopes of a sixth consecutive title.
10 October 2011 Anyone thinking that they could discount Jimmie Johnson's chances in this year's Sprint Cup Chase got a rude awakening at Kansas when the five-time champ delivered a masterclass.
03 October 2011 Given the recent animosity between Kurt Busch and Jimmie Johnson, it was sweet indeed for Kurt to beat the #48 at Dover after uncharacteristic restart slips by the five-time champ.
25 September 2011 Tony Stewart won the second race of the Chase to make it two in a row and claim the lead of the championship battle, as his rivals hit problems in the final laps of the Sylvania 300.
19 September 2011 Tony Stewart has been lamenting his poor form for the last few months, but it seems all he needed was a little injection of Chase fever - plus some help from fuel conservation strategies.
11 September 2011 Kevin Harvick bounced back from a flat summer to claim his fourth win of the season, on a night of nerve-wracking tension as Chase positions were fixed and tempers flared.
06 September 2011 Jeff Gordon won an epic battle with fellow former champion and Hendrick Motorsports team mate Jimmie Johnson to win his 85th Cup race, only the third driver to reach that milestone.
28 August 2011 Brad Keselowski continued his recent strong run, never far from the front all night at Bristol and perfectly placed to take the lead after a late restart to claim his third win of 2011.