16 February 2013 Danica Patrick was the surprise fastest driver in practice for the Daytona 500, the curtain-raiser event in the 2013 Sprint Cup calendar.
19 November 2012 Brad Keselowski clinched the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup title, after Jimmie Johnson ended the season finale in the garage with a mechanical failure. Jeff Gordon won the race. 
18 November 2012 Regan Smith won the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, his first race back in the Nationwide series in five years, while Ricky Stenhouse Jr. clinched the 2012 title.
17 November 2012 Joey Logano claimed pole position for the final Sprint Cup race of the 2012 season, while Brad Keselowski will start from the second row seven places ahead of Jimmie Johnson.
17 November 2012 Cale Gale won the Ford EcoBoost 200 race on Friday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, while James Buescher was crowned the 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion.
12 November 2012 Kevin Harvick won the AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in bizarre and controversial circumstances, after a race that may have decided the 2012 Sprint Cup championship. 
11 November 2012 Joey Logano won the penultimate Nationwide Series race of 2012, the Great Clips 200 at Phoenix International Raceway, while Elliott Sadler crashed his hopes of winning the series title.
10 November 2012 Kyle Busch claimed pole position at Phoenix International Raceway for Sunday's AdvoCare 500, in what will be the penultimate race in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.
10 November 2012 Brian Scott claimed his second Trucks Series victory, after pulling off a late pass in a green-white-chequered finish to deny Kyle Larson victory at Phoenix International Raceway.
05 November 2012 Jimmie Johnson won his fifth race of the 2012 season with victory in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon, pulling out a 7pt lead in the Chase.
04 November 2012 Kevin Harvick dominated the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night, leading over half the 200 laps of the race to claim his second win of the year.
03 November 2012 Jimmie Johnson continued on his seemingly increasingly certain path to a sixth championship by claiming pole position for this weekend's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
03 November 2012 Johnny Sauter won the Winstar World Casino 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night, beating Parker Kligerman by two seconds.
29 October 2012 Jimmie Johnson won the Tums Fast Relief 500 Cup race on Sunday to go top in the 2012 Chase, but a determined damage limitation run by Brad Keselowski means Johnson's lead is just 2pts.
28 October 2012 Denny Hamlin won the Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway.
26 October 2012 Jimmie Johnson put himself on pole for Sunday's Tums Fast Relief 500 Cup race at Martinsville Speedway, while his main rival in the championship Brad Keselowski will start from 32nd.
22 October 2012 Matt Kenseth survived an accident-packed NASCAR Sprint Cup outing at the new-look Kanas Speedway, pipping Martin Truex Jr. to the finish line by just under half a second.
21 October 2012 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the Nationwide race at Kansas despite tangling with Joey Logano in the middle of the race, after other drivers found themselves running short on fuel.
20 October 2012 Kasey Kahne made a late run for the pole position and pipped Mark Martin by 0.018s, in a record time over 10mph faster than the previous lap record at Kansas Speedway.
14 October 2012 Clint Bowyer managed to save enough fuel over the final 56-lap green flag run to the chequered flag to claim victory over Denny Hamlin and Jimmie Johnson in Charlotte on Saturday night.