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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race will feature two technical elements that could be incorporated into the Gen-7 car set for 2021. NASCAR and Charlotte Motor Speedway announced the technical specifications and format Wednesday for the May 18 exhibition race at the North Carolina track. The technical elements are a single-piece
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ST. LOUIS — A track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name but also a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will be renamed World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.
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BOSTON — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson didn’t have many problems on the Boston Marathon course Monday, finishing in 3 hours, 9 minutes, 7 seconds. It was only after receiving his medal from 2014 winner Meb Keflezighi that Johnson ran into a road block: On his way to a postrace media availability, security wouldn’t let
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RICHMOND, Va. — Stewart-Haas Racing announced a partnership with Toco Warranty that will make the company a primary sponsor of Clint Bowyer‘s No. 14 Ford Mustang for four races this season. The company will debut with SHR during the April 26-28 race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. Bowyer’s car will also feature the Toco logo for
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Kevin Harvick has been penalized before the start of Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway because his car failed inspection three times. His engineer was ejected from the event, and Harvick lost his 13th-place starting position. He must start at the back of the field at the .533-mile bullring and immediately serve a pass-thru penalty
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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Christopher Bell earned his first career Bristol Motor Speedway victory and a $100,000 bonus with the Xfinity Series win Saturday. Bell got his second victory of the season, his 10th in 48 starts, by passing Brandon Jones with 17 laps remaining. Jones had a tire issue that sent him to the wall
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Darrell Waltrip is set to take the checkered flag on his broadcasting career. The Fox Sports analyst will retire at the end of the network’s portion of the NASCAR schedule following the June 23 race at Sonoma Raceway in California. It will likely be the last time the Kentucky native will utter
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FORT WORTH, Texas — Denny Hamlin had such a fast car at Texas Motor Speedway that he was able to win even after two penalties on pit road and some other issues during green flag conditions. While Hamlin was reviewing all that happened, crew chief Chris Gabehart leaned forward and said, “I think you passed
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FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Busch has set himself up for the chance at a Texas three-step. Busch rocketed ahead of Tyler Reddick on the final restart with six laps remaining and won the NASCAR Xfinity race Saturday, setting up the possibility of a tripleheader weekend sweep at Texas Motor Speedway. While Busch will be
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR made the first significant changes to its schedule in years by shuffling the 2020 season into a freshened sequence that tries to give the fans what they want to the best of its current ability. The 2020 schedule released Tuesday moved the season finale to the Phoenix area, and iconic Indianapolis
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Brad Keselowski gave Team Penske and the new Ford Mustang its third Cup victory through the first six races of the season by routing the field at Martinsville Speedway. Keselowski led 446 of the 500 laps around the shortest track on the NASCAR schedule and was challenged only a handful of times
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FONTANA, Calif. — Cole Custer held off Kyle Busch to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday, preventing Busch from tying Richard Petty’s record with his 200th career victory across NASCAR’s three major series. The 21-year-old Custer capitalized when a disastrous pit stop dropped Busch to 14th place with 33
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FONTANA, Calif. — If Kyle Busch earns his landmark 200th victory across NASCAR’s three major series this weekend in Southern California, don’t expect him to do much to celebrate the achievement. “Maybe a hat or something in Victory Lane,” Busch said Friday, his indifference obvious in his voice. “Other than that, we go on to
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