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June 02, 2013, NASCAR.com

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Black-flagged

Instead of battling for the win, Jimmie Johnson ended up 17th after serving a drive-through penalty in the waning laps. And the five-time Sprint Cup Series champion said he absolutely planned on having a discussion with NASCAR about the situation. | Read the full story

How low can you go?

NASCAR ruled in post-race inspections on Sunday that the No. 2 Penske Racing Ford driven by Brad Keselowski was too low in the front. A follow-up will be made with the team this week. | Read the full story

Stewart wins first of 2013

After Jimmie Johnson was assessed a drive-through penalty for jumping the final restart -- a sanction Johnson protested vehemently -- Tony Stewart passed Juan Pablo Montoya on Lap 398 of 400 to win Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway. | Read the full story

Kenseth exits early

Matt Kenseth became the second Joe Gibbs Racing driver to suffer engine failure in the last two weeks, his day done after leading 29 laps of the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway. | Read the full story | Video

Logano wins at Dover

Joey Logano ended Kyle Busch's stranglehold over the NASCAR Nationwide Series by winning the 5-hour Energy 200 on Saturday at Dover International Raceway. Logano, a former teammate of Busch's in the Sprint Cup Series, won for the third time in a row at Dover and the third time there as a Nationwide driver. | Read the full story

Hamlin catching up

Denny Hamlin has an incentive that most other drivers do not for his strong showings the past two weekends. As he recovers from an injury that slimmed his chances of making the Chase, he is optimistic and motivated. | Read the full story

Autism outreach runs deep

Race sponsorship for this weekend’s FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks is especially near to NASCAR’s heart and an example of what the sport’s commitment to a cause can do. | Read the full story

Busch goes back-to-back

Kyle Busch wins his second consecutive NASCAR Camping World Truck race, surging late to take the Lucas Oil 200 at Dover International Speedway. For Busch, it was his 32nd victory in the series and his second this season. | Read the full story

Danica 'honest' with Stenhouse

Danica Patrick opened up about last weekend's collision with boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in the Coca-Cola 600, saying after some initial "silent moments," all was well between the two. She chalked up the contact that took out defending series champ Brad Keselowski to "just a racing accident." | Read the full story | Video: Late wreck at Charlotte

Youth mark to Wallace

Darrell Wallace Jr. eclipsed the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series youth record in winning his first career pole position at Dover International Speedway. The 19-year-old rookie for Kyle Busch Motorsports topped qualifying for the Lucas Oil 200, the series' sixth race of the season. | Read the full story | Video highlights

Penske crew back at work

The Penske Racing crews for drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano returned their rosters to normal Friday at Dover International Speedway, as crew chiefs Paul Wolfe and Todd Gordon, plus team manager Travis Geisler reported for duty after serving out three-week suspensions. | Read the full story

Truex ready for more

Ever since he scored his first Sprint Cup win at Dover International Speedway in 2007, it's been a Victory Lane drought for Martin Truex Jr. Revisit his breakthrough win in this week's video installment of Throwback Thursday and read about the hot streak that has rallied him to ninth in the standings. | Read the full story

Don’t count out the champ

Brad Keselowski is winless and in 10th place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings. Reason to panic? Not for the No. 2 team, which thrives on scrapping and clawing its way through the season. | Read the full story

Wallace gets full funding

One of the most talented young drivers in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Darrell Wallace Jr. has secured sponsorship for the remainder of the year after Good Sam announced it will fund 11 races. The next question: When will Wallace get his first win? | Read the full story

Power rankings

After another strong showing, Kurt Busch was the biggest mover in this week’s power rankings. Where did the No. 78 driver land? And which driver is new to the top five? Find out in this week’s power rankings. | Read the full story

Driver reports

Carl Edwards cut into Jimmie Johnson’s points lead with his showing in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Get news and info on the top 12 drivers in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup standings, plus five additional drivers that could make some noise. | Read the full story

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