Jeff Gordon viewed his Brickyard 400 win as a turning point for his race team. Confidence had been building with every strong run, but his victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway pushed his crew to another level.
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull overtook Ferrari's Fernando Alonso near the end of the race to win a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday for his second Formula One victory of the season and his career.
When the series most recently competed at Pocono in June, Earnhardt passed Brad Keselowski for the lead with five laps remaining and then held off Keselowski at the finish for the victory. It was the first time he had won here in 29 starts.
Of the 10 truck races this season, KBM has won eight of them. Toyota has 12 consecutive victories in the series, a record streak that dates back to November 2013 at Phoenix. Kyle Busch has won all five of the truck events he has competed in this year. Erik Jones, driving KBM's No. 51 Toyota in a partial schedule this season, took the checkered flag at Iowa on July 11.
NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Denny Hamlin's No. 11 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday after his Joe Gibbs Racing car failed post-race inspection this past Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.