For the second straight week, Jimmie Johnson found himself in victory lane, as he took the checkered flag at the AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. It was Johnson's fifth victory of the season and the 60th of his impressive career.
Jimmie Johnson stood in victory lane on Sunday after winning the Tums Fast Relief 500 in Martinsville, Virginia. It was Johnson's fourth victory of the season and his first in the 10-race championship series.
Race number six in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship took place on Sunday at Kansas Speedway, and Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag. Kenseth's victory at the Hollywood Casino 400 was his third of the season and second in the 10-race chase.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway after being diagnosed with a concussion following the Oct. 7 race at Talladega, Ala.