NASCAR.com today put up a great article which looks at the top 35 rule. They showcase who got left out of races and how many races each driver this year missed.
They also have a good read up on driver diversity problems in NASCAR.
Jimmy Johnson is going to compete against Michael Schumacher in the Race of Champions Nations Cup.
At the end of the year it looks like that Callaway which is the official golf club of NASCAR and NewPage which is the official paper of NASCAR are not going to be sponsors for NASCAR.