18 April 2011 Drafting strategies and picking the right partner were the focus of racing at Talladega, which delivered another of Sprint Cup's all-time close finishes for Jimmie Johnson. 
10 April 2011 Matt Kenseth finally bounced back from a 76-race winless streak with a dominant display at Texas Motor Speedway putting him back in victory lane for the first time since February 2009.
04 April 2011 Kevin Harvick staged a second consecutive ambush victory in a row to win at Martinsville - but this time his last-minute victim was fan favourite Dale Earnhardt Jr.
28 March 2011 Kyle Busch dominated the race - right until the moment that Kevin Harvick came out of nowhere and led just one lap out of 200 at Fontana. The only one that mattered.
21 March 2011 Kyle Busch achieved a second consecutive clean-sweep of NASCAR series weekend events at Bristol Motor Speedway, fending off strong challenges from Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson.
07 March 2011 Race report: Carl Edwards won the third Sprint Cup series race of 2011, after Tony Stewart - who dominated much of the race - was made to suffer for a mid-race fumble by his pit crew.
28 February 2011 Race report: Jeff Gordon was celebrating his first win in 66 races - almost two years - after managing to hold off Kyle Busch in Phoenix.
21 February 2011 Race report: an early multi-car wreck wiped out many of the favourites, then further incidents and car problems cleared the road for the youngest-ever winner of the Daytona 500. 
18 February 2011 Kurt Busch gained pole position for the Daytona 500 with victory in the first Gatorade Duel, while Jeff Burton emerged victorious in the second race ahead of Clint Bowyer.
13 February 2011 Kurt Busch won NASCAR's 2011 curtain-raiser event after Denny Hamlin was penalised for crossing the line and Carl Edwards and Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashed out early on.
23 November 2010 Crashes, pit lane problems, speeding penalties: Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick made hard work of their final Sprint Cup fight, but Carl Edwards cruised out in front.
16 November 2010 Carl Edwards was back in victory lane after a gap of 70 races after making his fuel stretch to the end. Denny Hamlin couldn't manage to do the same, and loses over half of his Sprint Cup points lead.
09 November 2010 For the first time in almost half a decade, the Sprint Cup battle will go into its final two races without Jimmie Johnson already having put a strangle hold on the championship. 
03 November 2010 In an afternoon of drafting tactics, all three Chase contenders had a chance of the lead and even the win - but finally a late yellow gave the victory to Clint Bowyer over Kevin Harvick.
27 October 2010 Denny Hamlin notched up his fourth win at Martinsville to close up the Sprint Cup battle to just 6pts between him and reigning champion Jimmie Johnson, with just four races remaining.
19 October 2010 Jamie McMurray may not be in the Chase, but his win at Charlotte has helped set-up the Sprint Cup end game between Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick. 
13 October 2010 Tony Stewart emerged on top at Fontana - one of the few tracks he's never won at before. But it was Chase gloom for Greg Biffle, Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards.
05 October 2010 Greg Biffle was unbeatable over the final laps at Kansas, but Jimmie Johnson's dogged second place puts him top of the Sprint Cup points, as the Chase tightens up.
28 September 2010 Jimmie Johnson rebounded from a hugely disappointing Sprint Cup Chase opener last week, by claiming a perfect score at the Dover Monster Mile.
21 September 2010 Clint Bowyer followed up his success last week clinching a Sprint Cup place by taking the first win of the 2010 Sprint Cup Chase - running literally on fumes.