Howie Mandel (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Comedian Howie Mandel arrives on the red carpet for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Awards at the Wynn Las Vegas on November 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Finally a NASCAR champion
Penske Corporation and Penske Racing team owner Roger Penske salutes the crowd as he accepts the championship owner award during the season-ending NASCAR Awards Banquet at the Wynn Las Vegas on Nov. 30.
The champion speaks
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski addresses the crowd during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Awards Ceremony at the Wynn Las Vegas on November 30.
Not wearing logos?
A member of Cirque du Soleil arrives on the red carpet for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series awards at the Wynn Las Vegas on Friday.
Train's Scott Underwood (left), Pat Monahan (center) and Jimmy Stafford hit the red carpet before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Awards in Las Vegas.
Thanks for dressing up
The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil pose on the red carpet before Friday's NASCAR event.
Sunday best on a Friday
Kasey Kahne is well-suited as he arrives for the NASCAR awards event at the Wynn Las Vegas.
He's gotta wear shades
Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski holds the championship trophy while posing for a portrait before the awards ceremony.
The winning team
Brad Keselowski is flanked by team owner Roger Penske (right) and crew chief Paul Wolfe as they prepare to be honored for their championship season.
The Miss Sprint Cup lineup of (from left) Kristen Beat, Kim Coon and Jaclyn Roney help make Friday's awards event that much more special.
Meet the Harvicks
Driver Kevin Harvick and his wife, DeLana, arrive on the red carpet for the NASCAR festivities.
She's headline news
Anchor Robin Meade of Headline News arrives in style for the Sprint Cup awards program in Las Vegas.
Umm, about that hair ...
Veteran major-league ballplayer Johnny Damon and his wife, Michelle, get ready to take in the festivities in Las Vegas.
Let the fun begin
Comedian Howie Mandel, host for the Sprint Cup Awards, makes his way down the red carpet with a pause for a pose.
NASCAR draws golden girl Rebecca Soni, a six-time Olympic swimming medalist.
With his wife, Katie, alongside him, will anyone notice that Matt Kenseth is at the Sprint Cup Awards?
Back in black
Singer Natasha Bedingfield graces the NASCAR crowd with her presence in Las Vegas.
Dozen with drive
The top 12 Sprint Cup drivers take to the stage during NASCAR's After The Lap at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Thursday.
Dancin' with Denny
Denny Hamlin shows off his dance moves to the amusement of his fellow drivers on the stage at NASCAR's After The Lap in Las Vegas.
Tony Stewart (right) does a push-up against TV personality Rutledge Wood on Thursday in Las Vegas.
That's what it's all about
Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski shows off the hardware on stage at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
Tony Stewart cracks wise with TV personality Jamie Little, drawing a big laugh from Brad Keselowski, on Thursday.
Dressed like they're ready to race, the Sprint Cup Series' top 12 drivers look out on the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday.
To the winner goes ...
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman (left) and Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins present Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski with official proclamations and the key to the city.
Changes does him good
Jeff Gordon stops for a tire change while driving down the Las Vegas Strip with his fellow NASCAR drivers as part of NASCAR's Victory Lap.
Sorry, no rides
Fans cheer the drivers taking a Victory Lap at the start of NASCAR Awards Week in Las Vegas.
Feel the burn
Kevin Harvick performs a burnout while driving down the Las Vegas Strip during NASCAR Awards Week.
Love those drivers
Clint Bowyer (front, left) and Jimmie Johnson walk down the Las Vegas Strip after driving, as Johnson acknowledges the fans.
His turn to burn
Tony Stewart attempts a burnout while driving down the Las Vegas Strip as part of NASCAR Awards Week's Victory Lap.
Better give way
Brad Keselowski (2) taps the pace car at the start of NASCAR's Awards Week Victory Lap.
The JJ Way
Jimmie Johnson performs a burnout at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip.
Jeff Gordon gives his fans the thumbs-up after driving the Las Vegas Strip.
In the lead, as he should be
Brad Keselowski leads the top 12 Sprint Cup drivers on the Las Vegas Strip for the NASCAR Awards Week's Victory Lap.
Greg Biffle performs a burnout while driving down the Las Vegas Strip.
NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers participate in a version of the game, "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" during NASCAR Fanfest presented by Las Vegas Motor Speedway at the Fremont Street Experience on Wednesday.
In my opinion ...
Drivers Greg Biffle (left) and Matt Kenseth listen to advice from a participant during a version of "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" featuring NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers as part of the Champion's Week celebration in Las Vegas.
Jeff Gordon greets fans and signs autographs during the Fanfest on Wednesday. Gordon closed his season on a high note, winning the finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Sign me up
Brad Keselowski greets and signs autographs for fans during NASCAR Fanfest at the Fremont Street Experience on Wednesday as part of his second day of Champion's Week activities.
Don't ask me
Drivers Jimmie Johnson (left) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (right) try to figure out if they are smarter than a fifth grader during the stage show on Wednesday.
The real talent
Drivers (from left) Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, Tony Stewart and Brad Keselowski appear to be waiting for some help on the answers as they play a version of "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" on Wednesday.
Camping World Truck Series champion James Buescher poses with his wife Kris during the NASCAR Evening Series on Wednesday at Charlie Palmer Steak Las Vegas.
All dressed up!
Martin Truex Jr. and Sherry Pollex take time for a photo on the way in to the NASCAR Evening Series event in Las Vegas.
No firesuits tonight
Miss Sprint Cup trio (from left) Kim Coon, Kristen Beat and Jaclyn Roney take in the NASCAR activities in Las Vegas.
Night on the town
Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Amy Reimann head to the event at the Charlie Palmer Steak as part of the week of activities in Las Vegas.
Soak it in
Brad Keselowski enjoys a quiet moment during his tour of Las Vegas with the Sprint Cup Series championship trophy. Keselowski, seen here sitting in front of the show "The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil" on Tuesday at the Mirage Hotel & Casino, is kicking off a week of championship celebration in Las Vegas that will culminate with the annual awards ceremony Friday night. He and his Penske Racing team have a busy week celebrating their first Sprint Cup title.