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SPARTA, Ky. — Cole Custer was never really challenged down the stretch. He just acted like Christopher Bell was in his rearview mirror, an approach that motivated him to keep a safe distance. Custer grabbed an Xfinity Series-high fifth victory of the season Friday night with a win over Bell at Kentucky Speedway. “He got
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SPARTA, Ky. — Tyler Ankrum took the lead when Brett Moffitt ran out of fuel with less than two laps to go and cruised to his first NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series victory Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway. The 18-year-old Ankrum finished 7.373 seconds ahead of Stewart Friesen on the 1.5-mile tri-oval to earn a
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Teeth chattering, hands shaking, stomach churning, Justin Haley anxiously waited for NASCAR to pull the plug on a rain-wrecked weekend at Daytona International Speedway. Making just his third career Cup start, Haley won the rain-postponed, rain-shortened race at Daytona on Sunday. He inherited the lead after a 17-car accident decimated the
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Rain spoiled one of NASCAR’s last great traditions when Saturday night’s race at Daytona International Speedway was postponed because of persistent poor weather. The race will be held at 1 p.m. ET Sunday, which helps NBC avoid a head-to-head conflict with the final game of the Women’s World Cup. NASCAR has
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ross Chastain led a top-2 sweep for Kaulig Racing in the rain-delayed Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night. Matt Kaulig entered the event determined to field enough Chevrolets to give his team a chance to win. It included a last-minute entry for current NBC analyst AJ Allmendinger,
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JOLIET, Ill. — Alex Bowman is part of the club now. That means no more cracks about coming up empty. He’s a winner once again. Bowman held off Kyle Larson for his first career NASCAR Cup Series victory, leading a terrific performance for Hendrick Motorsports at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday. Bowman had one of the
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JOLIET, Ill. — Austin Dillon and Daniel Hemric tuned up for Chicagoland Speedway with a little doubles pingpong. Worked out quite well for the Richard Childress Racing teammates. Dillon won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race, and Hemric qualified third. According to Dillon, he bonded with his teammate this week by combining for
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SONOMA, Calif. — Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch have managed to keep their long-standing rivalry quite friendly during their first season as teammates at Joe Gibbs Racing. It’s a bit easier for Truex to be a gracious winner — and for Busch to be somewhat content with second place — when their two Toyotas
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MADISON, Ill. — Ross Chastain won the NASCAR Truck Series race Saturday night at The Raceway at Gateway, a week after losing a victory at Iowa when he was disqualified for failing a postrace inspection. Chastain grabbed track position with a gas-only last pit stop in Niece Motorsports’ No. 45 Chevrolet. He finished 0.740 seconds
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SONOMA, Calif. — This twisty road course in Northern California wine country already provided one of the NASCAR Cup Series’ biggest challenges and best rides of the year. And now the drivers are also going for a ride on “The Carousel” this weekend. That’s the name for a section of Sonoma Raceway that hasn’t been
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DES MOINES, Iowa — NASCAR denied Ross Chastain‘s appeal Wednesday after his race-winning truck was disqualified following a postrace inspection at Iowa Speedway over the weekend. National Motorsports Appeals Panel officer Bryan Moss heard Chastain’s appeal and chose to uphold the original penalties assessed by NASCAR for the No. 44 truck being too low. Niece
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BROOKLYN, Mich. — Joey Logano won the pole in qualifying and then led for more than three-quarters of the actual race. It was an impressive display, but all that could have gone for naught if he hadn’t been sharp on one final restart. Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding
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BROOKLYN, Mich. — The break in NASCAR’s Cup Series schedule will have to wait at least an extra day. Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway was postponed because of rain. It was rescheduled for 5 p.m. ET Monday, marking the second time in just over a month that a Cup race has been pushed past
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