Joey Logano barely made it to the track Saturday night for the start of the Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway after his car failed a pre-race inspection and had more problems on a second inspection moments before the race began.
Four-time Cup champion Jeff Gordon said he doesn't expect Denny Hamlin to follow through with his threat to let NASCAR suspend him rather than pay the $25,000 fine for criticizing the Gen-6 race car last weekend.
Kevin Harvick's No. 29 Chevrolet was dented in the left side door panel Sunday when a parachute jumper hit the car on pit road as the jumper was about to touch down two hours before the Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Tony Gibson will leave Ryan Newman's car after Sunday's race to become Danica Patrick's crew chief in the No. 10 Chevrolet for her final two Sprint Cup races this season, Stewart-Haas Racing officials announced Friday.