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4:14 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kaulig Racing has purchased two charters from Spire Motorsports and will move to NASCAR’s Cup Series next year with a full-time ride for Justin Haley and select races for AJ Allmendinger. Team owner Matt Kaulig had been eyeing a move up to Cup for some time and
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11:47 AM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Alex Bowman received a two-year contract extension from Hendrick Motorsports on Friday that celebrates NASCAR’s return to Nashville and sponsor Ally’s support of the first Cup Series race in the area in 37 years. Bowman was extended through the 2023 season to align with Ally’s commitment to
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9:11 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Landon Cassill will be the first NASCAR driver paid entirely in cryptocurrency in a sponsorship deal with Voyager that begins at Nashville Superspeedway this weekend. Voyager, a cryptocurrency brokerage platform, reached a 19-race deal to sponsor Cassill in the Xfinity Series in his JD Motorsports entry. Voyager
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6:00 AM ET ESPN staff Welcome to the 2021 ESPYS presented by Capital One, where you, the fans, get to help decide the stars of the show (aka the award winners). The list of nominees for Best Driver starts with Lewis Hamilton, the reigning and seven-time Formula One champion. But it doesn’t end there. Also
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11:15 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Larson was back in the NASCAR All-Star race, and got another $1 million by winning it again. Larson held off a hard-charging Brad Keselowski during the final 10-lap shootout at Texas on Sunday night, after a slippery three-wide pass to get back in front and
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4:11 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — John Hunter Nemechek won his second consecutive NASCAR Truck Series race, leading the final 22 laps and finishing more than 3.3 seconds ahead of reigning Cup champion Chase Elliott on a steamy Saturday in Texas. Nemechek, already the series points leader, got his fourth victory this
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2:09 PM ET Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Organizers of a NASCAR racing series in North Carolina have apologized after a car with a Confederate flag decal competed in a race last weekend, violating the governing body’s ban. The flag was spotted inside Lee Stimpson’s car Saturday night at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, the
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Jun 5, 2021 Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ohio — A.J. Allmendinger rallied from a penalty, benefitted from a late caution and used a sweeping three-wide pass for the lead to win the Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Saturday’s victory was Allmendinger’s second of the season and came on what Kaulig Racing considers its
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8:05 PM ET Associated Press SONOMA, Calif. — Kyle Larson beat teammate Chase Elliott in overtime at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday to win his second consecutive race as Hendrick Motorsports continued a month of dominance. Hendrick drivers have won four straight races dating to Alex Bowman‘s May 16 victory. Larson’s win a week ago in
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10:59 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Kyle Larson ended six years of struggles at Charlotte Motor Speedway, winning the Coca-Cola 600 in dominating fashion to give team owner Rick Hendrick a record-setting victory. It was the 269th career Cup Series victory for Hendrick Motorsports, passing Petty Enterprises for the most in NASCAR history.
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4:50 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Ty Gibbs is giving his grandfather plenty to think about. The 18-year-old grandson of championship car owner Joe Gibbs took the lead with 20 laps left at Charlotte Motor Speedway and held off the field Saturday for the second Xfinity Series win of his rookie season. If
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1:11 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports’ quest to pass Petty Enterprises as the NASCAR Cup Series race team with the most wins all-time got off to a good start Saturday. Kyle Larson captured the pole for the Coca-Cola 600, with two of his teammates starting in the row behind him. Ricky
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11:01 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — John Hunter Nemechek made it through a late crash, then held on to the lead on a restart 10 laps from the end to win the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday night. Nemechek used a three-wide pass to gain the lead
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1:52 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The spotter for defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott has been suspended by NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports after his domestic violence arrest. Edward James D’Hondt, 62, was arrested earlier this month in Catawba County and charged with battery of unborn child and assaulting a woman, according
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7:11 PM ET Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — Chase Elliott raced to a short and slippery victory Sunday as rain spoiled the end of NASCAR’s debut at the Circuit of the Americas, where drivers struggled to navigate the winding course in the first rain race in Cup Series history. Elliott, the defending series champion, won
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12:24 PM ET Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — Tyler Reddick claimed his first career NASCAR Cup Series pole position ahead of Sunday’s Texas Grand Prix, edging out Kyle Larson on the Circuit of the Americas. The new race at the track built for Formula One is one of a record seven road course races in
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