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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kurt Busch was slowly driving his Jordan Brand-styled ride toward victory lane at Kansas Speedway on Sunday when car owner Denny Hamlin stopped h...
May 16, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Drivers Matt Kenseth and Hershel McGriff and crew chief Kirk Shelmerdine have been selected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Mike Helton was named the Landma...
May 05, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
TALLADEGA, Ala.— Ross Chastain surveyed his situation on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway and decided his best strategy was to stay right where he was and not mak...
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – William Byron knew he was in for a big challenge with a two-lap overtime sprint about to start and the very aggressive Joey Logano right behind him. H...
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Chase Elliott won the pole Friday for the Saturday night race at Martinsville Speedway. The defending NASCAR Cup Series champion and current co-leader...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Kevin Harvick, by all measurable statistics, is a fading star trying to keep pace in a NASCAR that now seems more suited for younger drivers. He’s 46 ye...
April 07, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
RICHMOND, Va. — Denny Hamlin hoped a visit to the track he watched races at as a youngster would help kickstart a season that started in an uncharacteristic fashion — po...
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HAMPTON, Ga. — William Byron had a freight train in his rearview mirror. A sitting duck, it seemed. Fortunately for him, all those challengers started jostling against e...
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A record seven wins, the most laps led in Texas Motor Speedway history and a resume so stout they renamed victory lane after him. But as Jimmie Johnson prepares for his I...
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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Chase Briscoe jumped out of his car and was obviously emotional, kneeling by his No. 14 for a few seconds before a couple voice cracks during his postra...
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LAS VEGAS — Alex Bowman beat NASCAR champion Kyle Larson in a door-to-door overtime battle at Las Vegas Motor Speedway that sent Hendrick Motorsports to victory lane for...
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FONTANA, Calif. — Defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Larson held off Austin Dillon and Daniel Suarez in a tense finish Sunday to win at Fontana for the second time...
February 28, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Brad Keselowski took Jack Roush to victory lane for the first time since 2017 and their rebranded race team showed it has a pair of Fords ready to ...
February 18, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — No surprise this time. Michael McDowell and Ford topped the leaderboard again at Daytona. McDowell opened the first Daytona 500 practice session wi...
February 16, 2022 Professional 0 Comments
AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kyle Larson won. That was the expected result of NASCAR’s season-ending championship race, right? Larson closed his comeback season in NASCAR with his ...
November 08, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Alex Bowman was the only driver celebrating after NASCAR set its championship four — and he’s not even racing for the title. Bowman picked up the vic...
November 01, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
BUTLER TWP — His father raced. Jarrett Rosencrance never did. Until this year — and he made it count. The 23-year-old Butler Township resident — in his first full year o...
October 30, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kyle Larson drove to yet another victory, his ninth of the year and most meaningful to date in his new job with Hendrick Motorsports. Larson drove th...
October 25, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Larson claimed the first of four championship-contending spots in NASCAR’s season finale with a dominating victory at Texas on Sunday to start ...
October 18, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
CONCORD, N.C. — Rick Hendrick first began to worry when Kyle Larson and Alex Bowman had electrical issues at nearly same time. By the time reigning Cup champion Chase E...
October 11, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
TALLADEGA, Ala. — Bubba Wallace became just the second Black driver to win at NASCAR’s top Cup Series level when rain stopped Monday’s playoff race at Talladega Superspe...
October 05, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
TALLADEGA, Ala. — NASCAR’s playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway was washed out and rescheduled for Monday because persistent rain backed the series into too tight of ...
October 04, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
LAS VEGAS — Denny Hamlin earned his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday night, holding off Chase Elliott and kicking off the second round of the N...
September 27, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Larson denied Kevin Harvick his first win of the season with a masterful pass at Bristol Motor Speedway that was overshadowed Saturday night by a ...
September 20, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR will open the 2022 season inside Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in one of the biggest shakeups to its schedule in years. The annual exhibition Cl...
September 15, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
RICHMOND, Va, — Martin Truex Jr. assumed the lead when Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch was penalized for speeding with about 50 laps to go and won the NASCAR Cup Se...
September 13, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
DARLINGTON, S.C. — Denny Hamlin shook off a difficult week in the best way possible — ending his season-long winless drought with a victory at the Southern 500 to open t...
September 07, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For all the potential outcomes that could have occurred at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, the NASCAR Cup Series regular-season ...
August 30, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
BROOKLYN, Mich. — Ryan Blaney needed a push to pass William Byron on Sunday. Kyle Busch provided the boost. With Busch’s help, Blaney took the lead on the final restart,...
August 23, 2021 Professional 0 Comments
Chris Schneider could be known as the “Racing Artist”. He probably has designed half of the current cars running in the Pro Stock division at Lernerville Speedway. His ...
August 05, 2021 Professional 0 Comments