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.
21 August 2011 Kyle Busch timed his run to the front to perfection at Michigan, so that not even a late caution caused by his brother could give Jimmie Johnson and the rest of the field a chance.
15 August 2011 Marcos Ambrose finally achieved his maiden Sprint Cup victory, beating Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch at the final restart to win a dramatic climax at Watkins Glen. 
07 August 2011 Broken ankle? That's no reason not to go back to the office and win a 500 mile motor race, as Brad Keselowski proved with victory in Sunday's rain-hit Good Sam RV Insurance 500.
01 August 2011 Paul Menard managed to juggle the conflicting demands of making his fuel stretch to the limit while staying out of reach of a charging Jeff Gordon to claim his first Cup race victory.
18 July 2011 Stewart-Haas blows away recent frustrations with a triumphant team one-two led by Ryan Newman, amid problems for Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch at New Hampshire.
11 July 2011 The biggest drama of the the inaugural Cup race at Kentucky turned out to be traffic off-track rather than on it, as Kyle Busch cruised to the green flag for two weekend wins out of three.
04 July 2011 Race report: how David Ragan made the most of drafting strategy and survived some huge multi-car wrecks to claim a long-overdue maiden win in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona.