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Jimmie Johnson, center, stands with his family on pit road prior to a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Phoenix Raceway, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

Johnson finishes 5th in final race of NASCAR career

Nov. 8, 2020 11:00 PM EST

Jimmie Johnson strode into the final news conference of his NASCAR career wearing a black hat with “One Final Shot” on the front. Told he was the first driver in the room after Sunday’s race at Phoenix Raceway, the seven-time Cup champion had a quick response. “I won something this...

FILE - NASCAR Texas Trucks Series driver Sheldon Creed (2) celebrates in Victory Lane after winning an auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, in this Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, file photo. The underappreciated Truck Series opens NASCAR’s championship weekend with an under the lights Friday night Nov. 6 shootout that could be the most entertaining event at Phoenix Raceway. The path to the winner-take-all finale has been a flat-out demolition derby with two consecutive weeks of wild driving. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File)

Rough racing sets up aggressive Truck Series title race

Nov. 5, 2020 3:19 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The underappreciated Truck Series opens NASCAR’s championship weekend with an under-the-lights Friday night shootout that could be the most entertaining event at Phoenix Raceway. The path to the winner-take-all finale has been a flat-out demolition derby with two consecutive...

Kyle Busch celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Kyle Busch wins rain-delayed NASCAR playoff race in Texas

Oct. 28, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Out of contention to defend his NASCAR Cup title, Kyle Busch at least extended his season winning streak to 16 with his first victory of 2020. He also denied a needed victory for Martin Truex Jr., his penalized Joe Gibbs Racing teammate who still has a chance to be one of the four...

Drying trucks continue to dry the track in an attempt to get it ready for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race after morning rain prevented the 9 a.m. rescheduled start at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

NASCAR's Cup playoff at misty Texas put on hold another day

Oct. 26, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Texas was pushed back yet another day without drivers completing any more laps Monday. Eight hours after the race was scheduled to resume on a misty day with temperatures in the low 40s Fahrenheit (single digits Celsius), NASCAR postponed it...

Cars sit on pit road during a red flag period due to misty rain during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Misty, drizzling day postpones Cup race in Texas on Lap 52

Oct. 25, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — NASCAR's Cup playoff race in Texas was postponed Sunday night after 52 laps on a misty day that slowly deteriorated to drizzle while it never actually rained before the event was called off. The delay was just over four hours, and the restart planned for Monday morning. But the...

Chase Briscoe celebrates in victory lane following a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Chase Briscoe lands childhood hero Tony Stewart's No. 14

Oct. 20, 2020 3:54 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chase Briscoe earned job security for the first time in his career with a well-deserved promotion to the Cup Series to cap a season that has so far been storybook. Briscoe on Tuesday was named the replacement for Clint Bowyer in the No. 14 Ford at Stewart-Haas Racing, the team...

Joey Logano celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Logano wins at Kansas to clinch spot in Cup Series finale

Oct. 18, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Joey Logano spent the final 40-plus laps at Kansas Speedway keeping an eye on Kevin Harvick in his rear-view mirror. Now, he can look ahead to the NASCAR Cup Series finale at Phoenix. Using every bit of the track Sunday to hold off the winningest driver this season, Logano took the...

Chase Briscoe celebrates in victory lane following a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Briscoe rolls at Kansas to punch ticket to Xfinity finale

Oct. 17, 2020 10:19 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Chase Briscoe must have figured the best way to stay out of trouble was by staying up front. The red-hot driver of the No. 98 Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing swept the first two stages of the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night, then he dominated after a...

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, Clint Bowyer waits on pit road for his turn to qualify for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, S.C. wyer, popular among his peers and a beloved by fans, would have preferred a proper send-off in his final year as a NASCAR driver. Instead, he’ll settle for a farewell party Sunday at Kansas Speedway. Bowyer is retiring from racing at the end of this season and move into the Fox Sports booth. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

Bowyer chooses long role in NASCAR over proper farewell tour

Oct. 16, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — If Clint Bowyer could have scripted his sendoff, it most certainly would have been a proper blowout for NASCAR's best partier. Bowyer would have had fans and friends and celebrated every week all along the NASCAR circuit if he'd had his way. He certainly would not have chosen this...

Chase Elliott leads the way out of turn 7 as he competes in a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Elliott won the race. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

AUTO RACING GLANCE: Elliott in hunt as NASCAR goes to Kansas

Oct. 14, 2020 10:21 AM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Hollywood Casino 400 Site: Kansas City, Kansas Schedule: Sunday, race, 2:30 p.m. (NBC) Track: Kansas Speedway Race distance: 267 laps, 400.5 miles Last year: Denny Hamlin won after starting 23rd, the third-deepest spot for a driver on the starting grid to get to victory lane...