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Column: Kyle Busch's mark stands on its own not vs Petty's

Mar. 18, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch has 200 NASCAR national series wins, the same number as Richard Petty, and the totals will never stack up equally into a pair of neat columns that make for an easy debate between the two. The wins can never be compared because they were in different eras, under different...

Kyle Busch ties Petty's record with 200th career NASCAR win

Mar. 17, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Busch was dominating yet another race when a speeding penalty on pit road dropped him to the middle of the pack at Auto Club Speedway. Busch had to pass 17 cars in 73 laps on sizzling old asphalt to get his landmark 200th victory across NASCAR's three major series. Busch didn't...

The Latest: Kyle Busch ties Petty's mark with 200th victory

Mar. 17, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Fontana (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty's NASCAR record with his 200th national victory across the three major series Sunday, making an impressive late surge through the field to win the Cup Series race at Auto Club...

SHR, Hendrick gunning for 1st win under new rules at Fontana

Mar. 16, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Four drivers have earned a victory in the first four weeks of what's shaping up as a competitive NASCAR Cup Series season. Only two teams have reached Victory Lane, however. Two other giants of the sport are eager to join them. Stewart-Haas Racing and Hendrick Motorsports are still...

Kyle Busch eyeing historic 200th win as NASCAR hits Fontana

Mar. 15, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — If Kyle Busch earns his landmark 200th victory across NASCAR's three major series this weekend in Southern California, don't expect him to do much to celebrate the achievement. "Maybe a hat or something in Victory Lane," Busch said Friday, his indifference obvious in his voice....

Kyle Busch nears milestone 200th NASCAR victory

Mar. 11, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Gibbs has spent his career watching Hall of Fame-caliber athletes ply their trades, whether as the Super Bowl-winning coach of the Washington Redskins or the title-winning owner of a race team. In his mind, what separates them from a run-of-the-mill star is an insatiable will to succeed,...

Kyle Busch completes weekend swept in Arizona desert

Mar. 10, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Busch made it a weekend sweep at ISM Raceway in the Arizona desert. Just like he nearly did last week at Las Vegas. Busch tracked down Ryan Blaney over a long green-flag run before passing his Team Penske rival for the lead with 16 laps to go, then made his fuel and tires last...

eNASCAR Heat draft brings fans, motorsports closer together

Mar. 10, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Turn on the Xbox, fire up the Playstation and get ready for the green flag to drop. After long embracing esports as a way to grow motorsports and engage young fans, NASCAR is taking the experience to another level. It joined 704 Games and the Race Team Alliance in victory lane at ISM...

More horsepower, downforce greet Cup Series at Phoenix

Mar. 8, 2019 5:16 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Logano was fresh off the hauler in qualifying trim at ISM Raceway when he turned a lap in his No. 22 Ford that would have landed him squarely on the pole a year ago. With plenty of room to spare. The first showcase of NASCAR's new rules package on shorter tracks is taking place...

Harvick earns Vegas pole after Bowman, Elliott start late

Mar. 1, 2019 9:08 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Harvick won the pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the first time in his 19-year NASCAR Cup Series career. Harvick turned a lap in 29.914 seconds Friday in his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford, beating out Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin and his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, hometown hero...