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7:40 AM ET NASCAR Hall of Famer Glen Wood, who founded Wood Brothers Racing in 1953, has died. He was 93. Wood Brothers Racing made the announcement of Wood’s passing Friday on social media. It’s with profound sadness that we mourn the passing of team founder and family patriarch Glen Wood this morning. We want
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12:18 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — J.D. Gibbs, son of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs and a co-founder of Joe Gibbs Racing with his father, died Friday after a four-year battle with a
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11:55 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt joined GMS Racing on Thursday in a move that cost another star driver his ride. The driver carousel began spinning right after Moffitt won the 2018 title in November with Hattori Racing Enterprises. That team had sponsorship struggles all last season
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9:31 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — The racing career of Daniel Suarez, the first full-time Mexican driver in the NASCAR Cup Series, has had its twists and turns, but he has landed a ride that will
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1:44 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — Chip Ganassi Racing will shut down its Xfinity Series team, which won six races with three different drivers in 2018, because of a lack of sponsorship. The team had announced
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9:00 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Some people would think that driving for Dale Earnhardt Jr.. would carry a certain amount of pressure. And it does. Those who know Tyler Reddick‘s NASCAR career probably figure that driving for another
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3:35 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Brett Moffitt needs a job for next season to defend his NASCAR Truck Series championship. Hattori Racing Enterprises informed Moffitt it will hire a driver who can bring funding to the team next season. Team owner Shige Hattori had sponsorship woes that threatened to shut his team
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10:00 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports At the end of November, Jimmie Johnson traveled to Bahrain for the fun of testing a Formula One car, and Chad Knaus actually took a short vacation. But don’t expect either one to
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12:41 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Kurt Busch and sponsor Monster Energy will move to Chip Ganassi Racing next season for Busch’s 20th season in NASCAR. The partnership announced Tuesday is a one-year contract for Busch to drive the No. 1 Chevrolet with primary sponsorship from Monster. It is believed the one season
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9:30 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Kurt Busch hoped to announce his 2019 plans in Las Vegas. That didn’t happen. While Busch’s departure from Stewart-Haas Racing — with him moving to Chip Ganassi Racing — is still expected, Busch
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11:42 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — Joey Logano was emotional, as expected, when he spoke Thursday night in front of the crowd at the NASCAR Cup Series awards ceremony. That was expected from a driver who
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9:42 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS – Chase Elliott has followed either in his father’s footsteps or the path of Dale Earnhardt Jr., depending on how fans view it, as he won the voting for the 2018
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2:50 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Patricia Driscoll, Kurt Busch‘s former girlfriend and Armed Forces Foundation executive director, was found guilty of fraud and tax evasion Thursday by a federal jury, according to a Department of Justice spokesman. FBI
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9:09 PM ET LAS VEGAS – When Jimmie Johnson tested a Formula 1 car Monday in Bahrain, everyone talked about how it made him confident he could drive an open-wheel car. Missing from the conversation: Johnson regained some much-needed confidence in his ability in a stock car. How so? After the first winless season of
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