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1:07 AM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Clint Bowyer had a lot more to say to Ryan Newman after the checkered flag flew at the NASCAR All-Star Race. He made sure his fists sent that message. Bowyer rushed to Newman’s car after the cool-down lap, frantically trying to land blows through the window while
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1:18 AM ET CONCORD, N.C. — Are you not entertained?! Beneath a Saturday night full moon, the NASCAR All-Star Race featured tricked-out race cars, a frantic pace, four-wide racing, a gaggle of superstar front-runners, a surprise winner and postrace fisticuffs. As a cloud of yellow burnout smoke blasted from the tires of Kyle Larson‘s victorious
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10:40 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Kyle Larson got a push to the front from Kevin Harvick in the final stage, then held off the defending champion to win the NASCAR All-Star Race on Saturday night. Larson advanced into the prime-time spectacle by winning the Monster Energy Open earlier at Charlotte Motor Speedway,
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5:59 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — NASCAR will not recommend changes after extensively analyzing how Kyle Larson‘s car got airborne during a late-lap accident and spin at Talladega Superspeedway last month. Larson was hit by William Byron‘s No. 24 car on the final lap of the race. As Larson spun, his back wheels
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11:27 PM ET ESPN News Services CONCORD, N.C. — Kyle Busch won his sixth consecutive NASCAR Truck Series race, tying a series record, on Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch, in his fifth and final truck series start of the season, won for a series-best eighth time at Charlotte — finishing first or second
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8:38 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Clint Bowyer captured the poll for the NASCAR All-Star race on Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, putting him in a great position to take home the $1 million first-place prize. Bowyer completed three qualifying laps and one four-tire pit stop in 1 minute, 58.794 seconds to
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6:33 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — NASCAR’s All-Star race has arrived, and so has the tinkering of the cars. NASCAR is using the $1 million non-points race at Charlotte Motor Speedway as a research and development project in its seemingly endless quest for more competitive and exciting racing. The 2019 rules package was
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5:10 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson views himself as a patient person. But mired in a brutal winless streak, the seven-time NASCAR champion intends to put all options on the table when his contract is up next year. “I’ll have to evaluate what I’ll want to do after that,” he said.
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2:59 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson has unveiled a military-themed camouflage paint scheme for the Coca-Cola 600 with the name of a fallen soldier written across the front windshield of his No. 48 Chevrolet. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion will pay tribute to Army Sgt. Richard Donlan, who died during
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11:36 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Brad Keselowski raced to his third NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Saturday night, holding off a charging pack in overtime to take the checkered flag at Kansas Speedway. Keselowski took the lead from Alex Bowman with seven laps to go, building a big lead
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11:36 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Ross Chastain raced to his first NASCAR Trucks victory Friday night after leader Stewart Friesen ran out of gas with three laps to go at Kansas Speedway. “This is what sports is all about — comebacks man,” Chastain said after leading just five laps. Friesen took
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8:37 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick scored his third pole of the season and his Stewart-Haas Racing team swept the top four spots in qualifying for Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. Harvick, the defending race winner, turned a lap of 179.217 mph Friday night in the
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10:04 AM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace acknowledged going through some tough times, on and off the track, before breaking down in tears ahead of Saturday night’s Cup series race at Kansas Speedway. The 25-year-old Wallace has struggled through his second full season at NASCAR’s top level, his best
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6:49 AM ET Owners and their employees stood on the front stretch, angry and confused. Fans were frozen in the grandstand, brows furrowed, staring at the racetrack’s public address speakers, waiting on an announcement that might finally cement the event’s final finishing order. The competitors themselves simmered, trying not to overreact as one of the
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