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Fire burns for Stewart as he chases another NASCAR title

Nov. 15, 2019 4:39 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Tony Stewart was convalescing from a nasty wreck, and he was depressed because, as he cracked, "if you live with your mom and stepdad for a month, you'll be depressed," when he took a phone call he was sure was a prank. His buddies had taken turns messing with Stewart, saying they...

Suarez ousted at Stewart-Haas for Cole Custer promotion

Nov. 15, 2019 3:48 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Suarez said he thought he had the money needed to keep his seat at Stewart-Haas Racing. The former Xfinity Series champion said he felt strongly he’d be back in the No. 41 Ford next year. Then he learned team co-owner Gene Haas had a sudden change of heart. Stewart-Haas...

Bell, Custer, Reddick go for Xfinity title before Cup jump

Nov. 15, 2019 2:30 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Christopher Bell, Cole Custer and Tyler Reddick are moving up the NASCAR ranks, giving the Xfinity Series motto “names are made here” a little more credence. Each of them has a chance to go out as the champion, too, though Justin Allgaier might have something to say...

Harvick has Cup title shot after 3rd straight Texas fall win

Nov. 3, 2019 9:10 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Harvick and the Stewart-Haas Racing team had already been preparing for NASCAR's finale. With another win at Texas, they now know they will be racing for a Cup title in two weeks. Harvick won the fall race at Texas for the third year in a row Sunday, again securing one of the...

Hamlin wins chaotic NASCAR cut-off race at Kansas Speedway

Oct. 20, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Denny Hamlin was surrounded by Joe Gibbs Racing teammates at the front on the final restart, and that put Chase Elliott in the most difficult and precarious of situations. Somehow, he figured, he needed to find a way to beat them all to advance in NASCAR's playoffs. It turned out...

The Latest: Hamlin wins chaotic NASCAR elimination race

Oct. 20, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Denny Hamlin has won the chaotic NASCAR Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, holding off Chase Elliott on a second overtime restart to pick up some extra...

Hemric beats playoff drivers for NASCAR pole at Kansas

Oct. 19, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Hemric wasn't exactly fired. David Ragan isn't quite yet retired. Yet the two off-the-radar drivers bested 12 playoff drivers and the rest of the Cup Series field to land on the front row for Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway. Hemric turned a fast lap of 178.047 mph to edge...

Pressure off Bowyer for next season but not NASCAR playoffs

Oct. 18, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Clint Bowyer rolled into Kansas Speedway on Friday with the comfort of knowing he'll be with Stewart-Haas Racing next season and the uncertainty of whether he'll be in the playoffs next week. The Kansan reached a contract extension with SHR to remain in the No. 14 Ford regardless...

Stenhouse signs multiyear deal to drive for JTG Daugherty

Oct. 16, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. landed the open seat at JTG Daugherty Racing in a multiyear deal announced Wednesday that essentially makes a seat swap with Chris Buescher and the Roush Fenway Racing team. Buescher had a clause in his contract that gave him a rare opportunity to leave the No. 47...

Splash & Go: Wallace has few regrets for splashing Bowman

Oct. 5, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Bubba Wallace has few regrets over his splash-and-go incident with Alex Bowman. Wallace met with NASCAR officials on Thursday in the wake of tossing his drink at Bowman after the race ended last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Wallace said his frustration stemmed from previous run-ins...