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Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

May. 22, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart and friends are heading to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside his former car owner Joe Gibbs and teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy Baker and mechanic Waddell Wilson rounded out the Class of 2020. "It totally changed...

Kyle Larson looking for turnaround after All-Star success

May. 20, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson was among NASCAR's rising young stars in 2017 with four victories and his second straight playoff appearance. Then came a 20-month winless drought that left him and his Chip Ganassi Racing team searching for answers. Larson believes he found several during a breakthrough...

NASCAR changes play part in thrilling All-Star Race

May. 19, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Side-by-side racing, a dramatic, decisive pass near the end for the win and even an old-style, on-track fight: NASCAR couldn't be happier with what it saw at the All-Star Race. "As an official, but also as a race fan, it was super exciting to watch," said Scott Miller, NASCAR senior...

Larson takes first NASCAR All-Star victory with Harvick push

May. 19, 2019 10:58 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson got a push to the front from Kevin Harvick in the final stage, then held off the defending champion to win the NASCAR All-Star Race on Saturday night. Larson wasn't part of the elite field when the day began, racing his way in by winning the Monster Energy Open earlier at...

The Latest: Larson pushed to victory at NASCAR All-Star Race

May. 18, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR All-Star Race (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Kyle Larson got a push to the front from Kevin Harvick in the final stage, then held off the defending champion to win the NASCAR All-Star Race on Saturday night. Larson advanced into the prime-time spectacle by...

Busch wins his 6th straight NASCAR Trucks race

May. 17, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch won his sixth consecutive NASCAR Trucks race, tying a series record, on Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch, in his fifth and final trucks start of the season, won for a series-best eighth time at Charlotte — finishing first or second 11 of 13 races. He...

Clint Bowyer captures pole for NASCAR All-Star race

May. 17, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Clint Bowyer joked about what he would do if he wins his first NASCAR All-Star race on Saturday night and its $1 million prize. "A lot," Bowyer said with a big smile. NASCAR's funnyman took a big step toward making that celebration a reality by edging out Kyle Busch to capture the pole...

Keselowski wins at in overtime at Kansas ahead of Bowman

May. 13, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Brad Keselowski had planned to head to St. Louis after the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway to visit Mike Mittler, a longtime Truck Series owner who helped him early in his career and had been battling cancer the past couple years. But after Mittler died Friday night at...

Harvick leads Stewart-Haas dominance in Kansas qualifying

May. 10, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick joked that the intra-team competition at Stewart-Haas Racing is marked by a whole lot of trash talk, and that Clint Bowyer usually says so much it's tough to get a dig in. Harvick had the final word Friday night. He scored his third pole of the season to lead a...

Rules package still in spotlight as Cup Series hits Kansas

May. 10, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. should know how to get around Kansas Speedway in a hurry. He won both races at the 1 1/2-mile track just west of downtown Kansas City during his 2017 championship season. He has an astonishing eight top-five finishes, more than any other track, his run of success...