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6:59 PM ET Associated Press Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty‘s NASCAR record with his 200th national victory across the three major series Sunday, making an impressive late surge through the field to win the Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway. Busch dominated the first two stages, but a pit-road speeding penalty sent him back
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8:16 PM ET Associated Press 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
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10:58 PM ET ESPN News Services 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
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2:58 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Janet Guthrie, the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, was dropped from the latest list of nominees for NASCAR’s Landmark Award that honors contribution to the sport. With Guthrie off the list of five nominees, Anne B. France
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7:09 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart headlined the six new nominees eligible for induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Stewart on Wednesday joined Neil Bonnett, a popular member of the “Alabama Gang,” two-time Xfinity Series champion Sam Ard, former Daytona 500 winner Marvin Panch, short-track racer Jim
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7:09 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart headlined the six new nominees eligible for induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Stewart on Wednesday joined Neil Bonnett, a popular member of the “Alabama Gang,” two-time Xfinity Series champion Sam Ard, former Daytona 500 winner Marvin Panch, short-track racer Jim
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6:50 PM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kyle Busch took the lead shortly after the start of the final stage and cruised to his second consecutive Xfinity Series victory Saturday with another dominant performance at ISM Raceway. Busch was never threatened after Stephen Leicht‘s blown engine left a cloud of smoke and sent his
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12:17 PM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — Daniel Suarez and Michael McDowell were summoned to the NASCAR hauler before practice Saturday after the two drivers were involved in a post-qualifying fight Friday. After an on-track incident during the first round of NASCAR Cup Series qualifying on Friday, Daniel Suarez threw Michael McDowell to the
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7:49 PM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — Ryan Blaney turned the fastest lap in practice and never slowed down in qualifying, putting his No. 12 Ford on the pole Friday for this weekend’s race at ISM Raceway near Phoenix. Blaney turned a lap of 141.287 mph to keep Penske Racing’s early-season success going. It
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11:24 PM ET ESPN News Services AVONDALE, Ariz. — Daniel Suarez threw Michael McDowell to the ground and both drivers had to be forcibly restrained Friday after they were eliminated while jockeying for position in the first round of qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway. Just about everybody waited until the
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5:28 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Motorsports giant Roger Penske disclosed Friday that he received a kidney transplant shortly after the 2017 IndyCar season finale. Penske told The Associated Press he received the kidney from his son, Greg. The 82-year-old owner of Team Penske and Penske Corp. kept the transplant private and
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12:36 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — NASCAR is leaving Las Vegas and taking its annual Champion’s Week and awards to Nashville, Tennessee. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards will be held Dec. 5 at the Music City Center in Music City, NASCAR announced Wednesday. NASCAR will move its Xfinity Series Awards and
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6:56 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Joey Logano held off teammate Brad Keselowski on Sunday to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logano drove his Team Penske Ford to his 22nd career victory and his first of the season, narrowly answering Keselowski’s last-lap passing attempt down the stretch.
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7:56 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Kyle Busch moved into position for a three-race weekend sweep in his hometown, holding on in double-overtime to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Busch held off John Hunter Nemechek on the final lap, adding his 93rd career Xfinity Series win
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