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NASCAR changes play part in thrilling All-Star Race

May. 19, 2019 1:06 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...

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...

NASCAR to use All-Star race for research, development again

May. 17, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's All-Star race has arrived, and so has the tinkering of the cars. NASCAR is using the $1 million non-points race at Charlotte Motor Speedway as a research and development project in its seemingly endless quest for more competitive and exciting racing. The 2019 rules package was...

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...

The Latest: Keselowski wins Cup Series race at Kansas

May. 11, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night (all times local): 10 p.m. Brad Keselowski has raced to his third NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, holding off a charging pack in overtime to take the checkered flag at Kansas Speedway. Keselowski...

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...

Kyle Busch dodges fine for criticizing NASCAR rules package

May. 8, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch was not surprised he dodged a fine from NASCAR for ranting about its current rules package. Busch's expletive-riddled assessment after Monday's rain-postponed race in Delaware in years past likely would have drawn a hefty fine. But NASCAR let Busch's criticism go this...

Truex wins 2nd career Monday NASCAR race at Dover

May. 6, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. stood next to the 60-pound metallic gold Monster trophy on the victory lane stage and was uncertain about how many fingers he should flash for his celebratory photo. "Two for the season or three for Dover?" Truex asked. How about one of each? Truex solved his snapshot...