The Associated Press

Rick Hendrick has the most successful organization in NASCAR and it earned him a spot in the Hall of Fame
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Rick Hendrick, owner of the most successful organization in NASCAR, grew up on a Virginia tobacco farm knowing that wasn't the life he wanted....

Former AP sports writer Keith Parsons remembers his late father ahead of Benny Parsons' NASCAR Hall of Fame induction
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Benny Parsons made it to the NASCAR Hall of Fame because of his victories on the track and his work as a broadcaster after he retired. He is there also because of one other factor - the kindness of his competitors....

Ford Performance signed Stewart-Haas Racing nearly a year ago, but had to wait for the team to honor its existing contracts before it could finally celebrate the new partnership
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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Almost a full year after signing Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Performance is finally able to celebrate its new addition....

Darlington Raceway will celebrate the late 1980s when it hosts its third throwback weekend at the Southern 500 next Labor Day weekend
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- Style up those mullets and pull out the Guns 'N Roses tapes, NASCAR is celebrating the late 1980s....

Carl Edwards walks away from NASCAR to see what else life has to offer
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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Carl Edwards listed reason after reason for stepping away from full-time NASCAR competition this season, less than two months removed from nearly winning his first Cup title....