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NASCAR Cup Series 63rd Annual Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway, Saturday 9/12/2020. Cars take the first turn amidst empty seats to begin a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (James Wallace/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Column: NASCAR's dizzying silly season will change landscape

Sep. 21, 2020 9:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There were two early warning signs that NASCAR was heading into its most unpredictable “silly season” in decades. Former series champion Brad Keselowski accepted a one-year extension with Team Penske and rookie Tyler Reddick renewed with Richard Childress Racing with...

Sam Mayer celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race, Thursday Sept. 17, 2020, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Ryan Blaney hopes to avoid playoff elimination at Bristol

Sep. 18, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

With a bit of disbelief over his fast fall in the NASCAR standings, Ryan Blaney is determined to avoid elimination from the playoffs. It's a daunting task and just might require an outright win Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, where four drivers will be knocked from title contention. Blaney, who was...

Brad Keselowski (2) celebrates in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

NASCAR: Keselowski dominates in playoff win at Richmond

Sep. 12, 2020 11:58 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Brad Keselowski entered NASCAR's playoffs certain he has as good a chance at the Cup championship as favorites Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin. He even predicted he’d win at Richmond Raceway. His confidence was justified as Keselowski dominated Saturday night at Richmond...

Kevin Harvick (4) celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Dover International Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Jason Minto)

Playoffs begin with 14 drivers chasing Harvick and Hamlin

Sep. 5, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin are expected to race head-to-head for the NASCAR Cup title when the 10-week playoff series begin Sunday at Darlington Raceway. The duo heads to the South Carolina track with a combined 13 regular-season wins between them — they each won a race at Darlington in May when racing...

FILE - Fans reach out to high-five pole-sitter Chase Elliott during driver introductions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. NASCAR has built itself around its traveling show, every weekend a super-charged event of concerts, camping and infield carousing that closes with a Cup race. The party has been canceled during the pandemic but the playoffs go on, starting Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, without any of the pomp and circumstance. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

NASCAR's playoffs move on without any pomp or circumstance

Sep. 4, 2020 5:09 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A NASCAR race is far more than 500 miles of left turns. It's a turbo-charged Mardi Gras of booze-soaked infield campsites, concerts, fireworks and patriotic displays. Entertainers give the command to start engines. Political candidates show up. Some of the world's top CEOs sit in on...

Martin Truex Jr. (19) and Kevin Harvick (4) race on the front stretch during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Sep. 2, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Cook Out Southern 500 Site: Darlington, South Carolina Schedule: Sunday, race, 6 p.m. Track: Darlington Raceway Race distance: 367 laps, 501.3 miles Last year: Erik Jones won after starting 15th. Last race: William Byron took the lead on a two-lap overtime restart at Daytona...

Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Dover International Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Jason Minto)

Column: Everyone chasing Harvick, Hamlin as playoffs begin

Aug. 31, 2020 7:29 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's pandemic-plagued season has finally reached the playoffs, with 16 drivers chasing the Cup championship starting Sunday in South Carolina. It brings the series full circle back to Darlington Raceway, where NASCAR resumed its season in May after a 10-week pause for the...

Kevin Harvick leads the field to start the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Higher stakes at Daytona mean 'crazy things will happen'

Aug. 28, 2020 1:12 PM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Racing at Daytona International Speedway always comes with a hefty dose of drama. Bad breaks. Close calls. Harrowing crashes. Overtime affairs. Last-lap heroics. Underdog stories. NASCAR’s premier Cup Series could have all the above during its regular-season finale...

Kevin Harvick (4) races Aric Almirola (10) during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Harvick holds off Hamlin for Michigan doubleheader sweep

Aug. 9, 2020 8:39 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won just about everything he could in a stellar weekend at Michigan International Speedway, although fittingly, Denny Hamlin was the last driver to pressure him. Harvick held off Hamlin on Sunday to complete a doubleheader sweep in the NASCAR Cup Series. He'd also won...

Kevin Harvick crosses the finish line during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Harvick denies Keselowski in overtime at Michigan

Aug. 8, 2020 9:26 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick forced his way past Kyle Busch, then fended off hometown threat Brad Keselowski. It takes a lot to beat Harvick these days — especially in Michigan. Harvick raced to his fifth NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, outlasting Keselowski in overtime Saturday in...