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Christopher Bell stays undefeated in NASCAR Xfinity Series at New Hampshire with 4th straight win

Jun. 22, 2024 19:45 PM EDT

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Christopher Bell used a three-wide, last-lap pass on Saturday to drive away and win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race for the fourth straight time at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The 29-year-old Bell needed three extra laps on the 1.058-mile track but remained...

Whoops! Christopher Bell spills the tea and spoils the surprise that Chase Briscoe is headed to JGR

Jun. 22, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Christopher Bell knew the instant he spilled the tea — without even the courtesy of a spoiler alert — that he would catch grief for prematurely disclosing Chase Briscoe was headed to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2025. Bell’s goof was the talk of NASCAR — well,...

NASCAR driver, Mexican native Daniel Suarez celebrates becoming American citizen

Jun. 22, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Daniel Suarez took an oath this week and became a United States citizen, then had a surprise confession from his mother — the Monterrey, Mexico native learned he almost was American at birth. Suarez’s parents flirted with the idea of heading to America ahead...

NASCAR team owner Gene Haas will field one car in the Cup Series in 2025

Jun. 20, 2024 19:45 PM EDT

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR team owner Gene Haas will remain in the Cup Series and field one car in 2025 in the wake of the decision to shutter the organization he owns with Tony Stewart at the end of the season. Haas will keep one of the four charters that belong to...

AUTO RACING: Blaney seeks second straight NASCAR win at New Hampshire; F1, IndyCar return to action

Jun. 18, 2024 18:02 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES USA TODAY 301 Site: Loudon, New Hampshire. Schedule: Saturday practice, 12:35 p.m., qualifying, 1:20 p.m.; Sunday race, 2:30 p.m. (USA). Track: New Hampshire Motor Speedway. ...

Analysis: Penske rebounds from IndyCar cheating scandal with a hot streak that stretches to NASCAR

Jun. 17, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — If you come for The Captain, you better not miss your shot. Under fire at a level perhaps never seen before in his 87 years, Roger Penske has rebounded with a truly remarkable display of strength and determination. His IndyCar team in April was found to have...

Ryan Blaney wins inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at Iowa Speedway

Jun. 16, 2024 23:49 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ryan Blaney had his concerns heading into the final laps Sunday night in the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at Iowa Speedway. The problem was he didn't hear his crew chief's reassurance. There was no need to worry, though, with the defending...

Ferrari overcomes late drama to hang on for second consecutive 24 Hours of Le Mans victory

Jun. 16, 2024 12:03 PM EDT

LE MANS, France (AP) — Ferrari made it two in a row as it outlasted Toyota to win a weather-affected 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday with the trio of Nicklas Nielsen, Antonio Fuoco and Miguel Molina crossing the line in the No. 50 car 14 seconds ahead of the No. 7 of Nyck de Vries, Kamui Kobayashi...

NASCAR's Cup Series comes to Iowa, but it's not the same track the drivers remember

Jun. 15, 2024 16:00 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Christopher Bell likes that the NASCAR Cup Series will be at Iowa Speedway for the first time. Heading into Sunday's race, the .875-mile track isn’t quite the one he remembers. Bell has seven top-five finishes in nine starts at the track in...

IndyCar moves to Fox Sports in 2025 after 16 seasons with NBC. Fox now has Daytona 500 and Indy 500

Jun. 13, 2024 11:40 AM EDT

Fox Sports said Thursday it has acquired the rights to broadcast IndyCar starting in 2025, a move that gives the network two of the biggest races in the world — the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Daytona 500. Fox Sports already broadcasts the first half of the NASCAR schedule....