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7:27 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Martin Truex Jr. powered his way around Darlington Raceway, sweeping both stages and leading the final 105 laps Sunday. Kyle Larson cut into Truex’s often-large lead over the final 30 laps, coming as close as two car-lengths down the stretch. But the Joe Gibbs Racing driver held
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4:15 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Justin Allgaier held off JR Motorsports teammate Josh Berry in overtime to win the Xfinity Series event at Darlington Raceway on Saturday. Allgaier didn’t move in front until the final 10 laps, when he passed Berry for the lead. Then the race’s eighth and final caution five
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11:02 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Reigning NASCAR Truck Series champion Sheldon Creed won for the first time this season, moving past Ben Rhodes on a restart three laps from the end and holding on for victory at Darlington Raceway on Friday night. Creed raced to his sixth career victory. He’d been shut
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6:15 PM ET Associated Press As Darlington Raceway prepares for its first of two NASCAR visits this season, track officials announced Friday they plan to fully open the grandstands for the Southern 500 on Labor Day weekend. The raceway will hold the Goodyear 400 on Sunday to limited spectators. Darlington President Kerry Tharp said that
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9:27 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The car will definitely not be the star this summer in the Superstar Racing Experience, which has been formatted for drivers to showcase their skills using what series co-founder Ray Evernham calls “old-school tools.” The good old steering wheel, gas pedal and brake pedal. “With this format,
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5:26 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After two years of waiting and with ten months still to go before its on-track debut, NASCAR’s pandemic-delayed Next Gen race car was unveiled Wednesday afternoon in Charlotte. A Chevy Camaro, Ford Mustang and Toyota Camry were rolled out amid rock concert lighting and smoke, their faux headlights pointed
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7:05 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kyle Busch celebrated his 36th birthday Sunday by winning a two-lap sprint to the finish at Kansas Speedway, becoming the 10th different winner through the first 11 races of the NASCAR Cup Series season. Busch had stalked Kyle Larson all day before beating him on a
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2:10 PM ET Associated Press ABINGDON, Va. — Former NASCAR driver Eric McClure died Sunday, his family and the series said. He was 42. No details were given about his death. McClure had posted on social media as recently as Saturday. The Washington County sheriff’s office said McClure’s body was sent to Roanoke for an
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11:03 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kyle Busch blew a restart in overtime that should have cost him a race he’d dominated at Kansas Speedway. Given a second chance, Busch corrected his mistake and earned the 61st NASCAR Truck Series win of his career. The win Saturday night was the fifth straight
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1:13 PM ET Associated Press Atlanta Motor Speedway will open its grandstands to full capacity for the July NASCAR weekend. Following the lead of other major sports facilities in the Atlanta metro area, the 1.54-mile trioval in suburban Hampton, Georgia, is planning to fill as many seats as possible for its next major event. The
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6:41 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brad Keselowski did it exactly right this time and finally got that last-lap victory, winning in overtime Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Keselowski is the ninth driver to win through 10 NASCAR Cup races this season and avenged the embarrassing Team Penske gaffe in the season-opening Daytona 500
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3:09 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — NASCAR is not considering mandating its competitors be vaccinated against COVID-19, and president Steve Phelps said Sunday that making it a requirement would be a “slippery slope.” “It is important, in my opinion, that people get vaccinated,” Phelps said before the race at Talladega Superspeedway. “We will
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6:20 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — ARCA driver Derrick Lancaster was taken to a hospital after an accident in which his car caught fire Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. NASCAR said the 48-year-old Lancaster was taken to an unspecified hospital for further evaluation but didn’t release details on his injuries. His car caught fire
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6:35 PM ET Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alex Palou celebrated his move to Chip Ganassi Racing with his first career IndyCar victory by beating a pair of series champions to win Sunday’s season-opening race at Barber Motorsports Park. The Spaniard used a two-stop strategy on the picturesque permanent road course to take control of
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7:05 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Another week, another agonizing loss for Denny Hamlin. And this time it was to Alex Bowman, who came from nowhere with 10 laps to go at Richmond Raceway to put the No. 48 Chevrolet in victory lane for the first time in nearly four years. Bowman won
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5:29 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — John Hunter Nemechek passed teammate Chandler Smith with 17 laps to go and outran team owner Kyle Busch to win the NASCAR Truck Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday. Nemechek, already the series points leader, gave Kyle Busch Motorsports its fourth consecutive victory in the series
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6:35 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Bubba Wallace says get the shot, like he did. Brad Keselowski says he hasn’t decided yet whether to get vaccinated against COVID-19 while Austin Dillon and reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott say it’s a personal choice and no one else’s business, though Dillon’s Richard Childress
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