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3:09 PM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves has ruled out running next month’s NASCAR season-opening Daytona 500. Castroneves has been chasing a seat since winning one of Tony Stewart‘s summer all-star races last season to win a bet with the SRX head that promised Castroneves help finding
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10:38 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two-time Daytona 500 champion Matt Kenseth finally reached the top rung of his career on Friday night when he was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The 50-year-old Kenseth, who drove 18 full seasons in NASCAR before retiring in 2020 with 39 Cup victories and 20
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8:34 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer and Kevin Harvick will all make their debuts this season in Tony Stewart’s summer all-star series, while four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves confirmed Wednesday he’ll return for a third season. Busch, who left Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of last season
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9:55 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Travis Pastrana is a motorsports icon decorated for his fearless attack on anything with wheels or engines or ramps or danger. But there is one thing missing from his résumé, and as far as Pastrana is concerned, no event is bigger. Pastrana said Tuesday that he’ll make
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3:43 PM ET Associated Press Actor Frankie Muniz, who starred in “Malcolm in the Middle” and “Agent Cody Banks,” announced that he’s competing as a full-time race car driver in the ARCA Menards Series. The series is a low-level feeder series for NASCAR — one that typically features less-experienced drivers — and will serve as
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1:25 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson will attempt to race the Indianapolis 500 next year with McLaren Racing in a joint effort with NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick. The surprise announcement Thursday by McLaren and Hendrick at last gives Larson a path into his dream race. It also means he will
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9:57 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson on Wednesday revealed his rebranded NASCAR team and said he will drive the No. 84 — the reverse of his longtime No. 48 — when the seven-time champion competes for Legacy Motor Club. Legacy Motor Club replaces Petty GMS, the name the two-car Cup team
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12:45 PM ET Associated Press SANDUSKY, Ohio — Hailie Deegan will drive full time in the NASCAR Truck series next season with ThorSport Racing. ThorSport formally added Deegan to its driver lineup Thursday as it announced a manufacturer move from Toyota to Ford. Deegan, a 21-year-old California native, will race in the Truck series for
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9:24 AM ET Associated Press Tony Stewart‘s Superstar Racing Experience is moving to ESPN and a new night as the network plans to use the all-star summer racing series to revitalize its “Thursday Night Thunder.” ESPN said Monday it signed a multiyear agreement with Superstar Racing Experience that begins in July. SRX will air on
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3:37 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kevin Harvick will know if 2023 will be his last as a fulltime NASCAR driver before the season-opening Daytona 500 in February. “I don’t really have a clear answer on that right now,” the 2014 Cup champ said Thursday about his future. “I think as we get
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9:42 AM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Goodyear will remain the exclusive tire for NASCAR’s top three national series under a new multiyear deal announced Thursday. Specifics of the extension weren’t included, but the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will continue as title sponsor of the annual Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway as part
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4:55 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its races in Ohio was unlawful. At issue before the court was whether the state tax commissioner properly subjected those broadcasts to Ohio’s commercial activities tax during an audit from 2005 to
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7:12 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart won the battle with partner Gene Haas over next year’s NASCAR lineup by giving reserve driver Ryan Preece a shot with a top-tier Cup organization. Preece spent 2022 doing simulator work for Stewart-Haas Racing to help the organization adapt to NASCAR’s new car. Haas said
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2:57 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ty Gibbs was promoted to NASCAR’s top series Tuesday in an expected announcement that was void of any celebration as Joe Gibbs Racing continues to mourn the loss of Ty Gibbs’ father. Coy Gibbs died in his sleep hours after his 20-year-old son won the Xfinity Series
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