DARLINGTON, S.C. - Matt Kenseth was in Canada when J.D. Gibbs sent him the results of their appeal to NASCAR to reduce sweeping penalties against Joe Gibbs Racing.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Ryan Newman had to open his checkbook the last time he spoke out at Talladega.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Steady rain Saturday washed out qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway, where the field was set by practice speeds.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Denny Hamlin ran 16 laps at full speed Friday, turned his car over to Brian Vickers and then didn't exactly rule himself out of running a full race this weekend as he recovers from a back injury.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The only certainty at the unveiling of NASCAR's new car was that the Gen-6 was aesthetically pleasing.
RICHMOND, Va. - Mild-mannered Matt Kenseth is spitting mad at NASCAR.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to engines, tires and fuel on a race car. Anything even slightly improper is dealt with swiftly and severely. NASCAR always throws the book at offenders.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Jeff Gordon learned his lesson over time. So did Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth.
FORT WORTH, Texas - One of the key moments in the development of NASCAR's new Sprint Cup car came in a multicar test at Texas last fall.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Tony Stewart says never. Joey Logano says late in the race. Jimmie Johnson says to protect a victory in the final laps, except, perhaps, if Stewart is behind him because of the potential consequences.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Tony Stewart and Joey Logano say their dustup is over. They just haven't said it to each other.
Denny Hamlin suffered a compression fracture in his lower spine during a last-lap crash while racing for the win against former teammate Joey Logano, and Joe Gibbs Racing gave no indication Monday how long its driver could be sidelined.
FONTANA, Calif. - Another Nationwide Series race at Fontana, another victory for Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing.
FONTANA, Calif. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. had never filled out an NCAA tournament bracket before this year, even though he's a hoops fan.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - It was a simple question asked the day before the Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway that started a debate: "Who won the last race here?"