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Martin Truex Jr. holds off Joey Logano to win at Richmond

Apr. 14, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. had about 40 laps to go and Clint Bowyer closing fast. In a race to see who could preserve their car best, Truex outlasted Bowyer and then held off a four-lap charge by Joey Logano to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night. "I was...

The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. wins at Richmond Raceway

Apr. 13, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer in a long duel and then Joey Logano for four laps to win the NASCAR Cuper Series race at Richmond Raceway. Truex gave Joe Gibbs Racing its sixth...

Harvick wins pole at Richmond Raceway

Apr. 12, 2019 7:23 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won the pole for Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Harvick turned a fast lap at 124.298 mph Friday for the 27th pole of his career and his second this season. He's the first driver with more than one pole this season. Erik Jones...

Hamlin hoping for some hometown advantage

Apr. 12, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Denny Hamlin would love to think he has an advantage when it comes to racing at Richmond Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing star has won three times on the 0.75-mile, D-shaped oval and has been coming to the track for much of his life, even long before the Virginia racer became a driver in...

Empty seats at Bristol expose NASCAR attendance challenges

Apr. 9, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Appalled by so many empty seats at Bristol Motor Speedway, Clint Bowyer did some digging and learned what race fans have known for more than a decade. Hotels along the Tennessee-Virginia line near the iconic NASCAR track have pushed one of the most popular venues on the circuit beyond...

Column: Gibbs needs to find seat for Bell in the big leagues

Apr. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs has too many winning drivers in his organization. It is a good problem to have, but one that has led to increased speculation about his plans to juggle all his talent. The Gibbs organization swept Bristol Motor Speedway last weekend as Christopher Bell won the Xfinity...

Kyle Busch beats brother to grab 8th Bristol win

Apr. 7, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch was in the race Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, so of course, he won. Busch grabbed his third Cup win of the season, eighth overall at Bristol, and 10th this year spanning all three of NASCAR's national series. He beat his older brother, who said if given the chance in...

The Latest: Kyle Busch wins at Bristol for 8th time

Apr. 7, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Kyle Busch led a 1-2 finish with his older brother at Sunday's Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway to grab his third win of the season. Busch used late strategy under caution and didn't pit to earn the...

Bells wins $100,000 bonus with Bristol win

Apr. 6, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Christopher Bell earned his first career Bristol Motor Speedway victory and a $100,000 bonus with the Xfinity Series win Saturday. Bell got his second victory of the season, his 10th in 48 starts, by passing Brandon Jones with 17 laps remaining. Jones had a tire issue that sent him to...

NASCAR's new rules package hits another short track

Apr. 6, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR's second stop at a short track this season is yet another race that's impossible to predict. There's a new rules package, a traction strip around Bristol Motor Speedway and the general crankiness that short-track racing tends to produce. Moods were mixed following Saturday's...