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9:10 PM ET David Pearson, a three-time champion in what is now NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup Series, and the winner of 105 Cup races, died Monday at 83, the Wood Brothers Racing team confirmed to ESPN. Inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in its second class in 2011, Pearson won 105 Cup races, second
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8:59 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Martin Truex Jr. doesn’t know if he is seeing a groundswell of fan support over the past three months as he vies for his second consecutive NASCAR Cup Series championship. All he knows
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7:54 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kevin Harvick, racing amid a swirl of controversy over an illegal rear spoiler from a win a week ago at Texas Motor Speedway, didn’t need to win Sunday at ISM
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6:22 PM ET Associated Press Kyle Busch has won for the eighth time this season and set up a head-to-head showdown with Kevin Harvick for NASCAR’s championship. Busch’s win Sunday at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix tied him with Harvick for most this year in the Cup Series. The two were the most dominant drivers
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Nov 12, 2018 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Before the NASCAR Cup Series championship is determined Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, NASCAR will crown its Truck champion Friday and Xfinity Series champion Saturday. Christopher Bell’s seventh Xfinity Series victory of the season
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6:19 PM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — Christopher Bell saved his season by winning Saturday at ISM Raceway to snag a spot in the Xfinity Series championship. The victory was the series-high seventh of the season for Bell, last year’s Truck Series champion. Despite his dominance throughout the year, Bell crashed in the previous
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11:23 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports AVONDALE, Ariz. — Jeffrey Earnhardt saw what Ryan Preece was able to do by competing in select Xfinity Series races in some of the best equipment, and that is how he hopes to
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8:17 PM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kevin Harvick has won the pole for Sunday’s final qualifying race for the championship. The strong run came as his team is snared in a cheating controversy. Harvick’s winning car from last week was found to have an illegal spoiler and the punishment cost him his automatic
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6:48 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports AVONDALE, Ariz. – Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is retiring from that circuit after this season, but whether any NASCAR racing is on the horizon is still to be determined. Kevin Harvick
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4:48 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports AVONDALE, Ariz. — The France family is looking to merge its sanctioning body NASCAR and its track-operating company International Speedway Corporation into one privately run company run that it would run. The France
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10:12 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports AVONDALE, Ariz. — Suspended crew chief Rodney Childers vowed that the illegal rear spoiler on Kevin Harvick‘s car did not win Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway, arguing that other teams were working
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1:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports NASCAR will evaluate its penalty system following the season, a typical procedure and one that could spark additional internal debate about whether NASCAR needs to start disqualifying teams for violations and whether it
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