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7:05 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kurt Busch was slowly driving his Jordan Brand-styled ride toward victory lane at Kansas Speedway on Sunday when car owner Denny Hamlin stopped him in his tracks, ducked his head through the window and said: “We did it.” Did they ever. Busch survived a weary day
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7:37 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Christopher Bell qualified on the pole for Sunday’s race at Kansas Speedway, topping the time set by Tyler Reddick earlier in the session and grabbing his third pole of the NASCAR Cup Series season for Joe Gibbs Racing. Bell turned a lap of 179.575 mph Saturday
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7:41 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Joey Logano bumped leader William Byron from behind on the next to last lap to win the Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday. Logano, the pole-sitter, tracked Byron for about 25 laps until catching him and hitting him hard in the rear bumper turn three. Byron
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5:19 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Former NASCAR Cup Series champions Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick will start at the rear of the field Sunday at Darlington Raceway. Denny Hamlin will be back there, too. Elliott and Harvick had trouble Saturday in practice. Hamlin had problems in qualifying later in the day. All
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4:45 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Justin Allgaier put JR Motorsports in Victory Lane for the third consecutive week in the Xfinity Series by winning at Darlington Raceway on Saturday. Allgaier ended a 34-race winless streak when he passed AJ Allmendinger to start a two-lap sprint following a caution and cruised the final
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11:53 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — John Hunter Nemechek was excited — and relieved — with his first victory of the season. Nemechek took the lead with 24 laps to go, then held off Carson Hocevar in overtime to win the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event at Darlington Raceway on Friday night. “There’s
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11:16 AM ET ESPN News Services CONCORD, N.C. — William Byron has signed a three-year contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports that will keep him in the No. 24 Chevrolet through the 2025 NASCAR season. The 24-year-old Byron has two Cup Series wins already this season and four in his career. He made the playoffs for
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5:47 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Matt Kenseth was doing yardwork when wife Katie came outside with her phone in hand, letting him know he’d just been selected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. A short while later Kenseth “celebrated” the night by cooking dinner for his daughters. “I never really thought about
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3:04 PM ET Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Denny Hamlin said someone sent him a crass anti-Asian meme that poked fun at Kyle Larson‘s driving and out it went without a care — from his mobile phone to Twitter. “I thought it was hilarious,” Hamlin said. “Also, it’s insensitive. I understand.” He didn’t laugh long.
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6:07 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR on Tuesday ordered Denny Hamlin to begin sensitivity training this week after he posted an anti-Asian meme from the television comedy “Family Guy” to criticize Kyle Larson‘s driving on the last lap at Talladega Superspeedway over the weekend. Hamlin deleted the tweet Monday night and apologized.
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12:37 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — The only active multiple champion at NASCAR’s top level has no idea where he’ll be driving next year. Kyle Busch has been sponsored by M&M’s since he joined Joe Gibbs Racing in 2008, but the company informed the team ahead of the season that it was leaving
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7:28 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Noah Gragson held off Jeffrey Earnhardt in triple overtime to win the Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday for his second victory of the season. Gragson restarted fourth on the outside of the second row but inherited the lead when JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier
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