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Former NASCAR champs Busch, Kenseth set to move on in 2019

Nov. 18, 2018 10:52 AM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR's driver carousel will spin long after the season finale. Former Cup champions Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth, and Daniel Suarez, AJ Allmendinger, Regan Smith and Jamie McMurray are among the drivers certain to start next season with new teams or new roles. Busch, the 2004...

Truex set to defend championship, send FRR out a winner

Nov. 16, 2018 3:14 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Win or lose, Martin Truex Jr. will be at the center of a goodbye bash that no one at Furniture Row Racing will want to end. Truex will pop open some beers, huddle with friends and reminisce a final time about the team's wild ride from obscurity to greatness. It's last call for FRR...

Moffitt, Gragson, Sauter, Haley race for NASCAR Truck title

Nov. 15, 2018 5:19 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The biggest rivalry in the Truck Series this season had nothing to do with the guys behind the wheel. Put this on the promotional poster: It's engine vs. engine. NASCAR has provided teams with cheaper, spec engines in an attempt to cut costs for teams. But some teams —...

NASCAR's culture of cheating unmasked during playoffs

Nov. 8, 2018 5:46 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The credo in NASCAR has always been "If you ain't cheatin', you ain't tryin'," and that has never changed despite series effort to keep things on the up-and-up. Now that culture has resurfaced again and at a most inopportune time for the beleaguered series. There is one race to go to...

Harvick's championship berth spoiled by NASCAR inspectors

Nov. 7, 2018 8:46 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Harvick's bid for a second NASCAR title suffered a massive setback when he was stripped of his berth in the championship race after series inspectors found his winning car from Texas Motor Speedway had been deliberately altered to give him a performance advantage. NASCAR said...

NASCAR champion Truex moving to Gibbs with crew chief

Nov. 7, 2018 12:44 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. and his crew chief will move to Joe Gibbs Racing next season to remain in the Toyota organization after their race team folds in two weeks. Truex won his first Cup title last year driving for Furniture Row Racing. Barney Visser had funded the team out...