Joe Gibbs Racing is expected to announce that Matt Kenseth will take over driving duties of the No. 20 JGR Sprint Cup Toyota in 2013.
Kurt Busch has spoken with several teams about Cup rides for 2013, with two of those teams being teams that were potential Dodge teams before the manufacturer elected to bow out of NASCAR competition in 2013.
During a teleconference this week with reporters, Roush Fenway Racing driver Carl Edwards squashed rumors that he was considering a move to Penske Racing’s No. 22 Sprint Cup Series team next season.
Michael Waltrip Racing has reached a contract extension with Martin Truex Jr to keep him in the No. 56 NAPA Toyota in the Sprint Cup Series.
Denny Hamlin won the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, his third win of the season. Four also clinched berths in the Chase.
Joey Logano won the Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway, his career-best sixth Nationwide Series victory of the season.
Timothy Peters led every lap in the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway, snatching back sole possession of the points lead in the Camping World Truck Series.
Richard Childress Racing’s No. 27 Sprint Cup Series team and driver Paul Menard have been penalized by NASCAR for infractions found during post race inspection after the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
NASCAR announced that the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Sprint Cup Series team has been penalized for rules infractions found during practice for the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
Shane Wilson is out as crew chief for Richard Childress Racing’s No. 29 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Kevin Harvick.