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Column: Logano journeys from bullied teen to NASCAR champion

Nov. 19, 2018 6:44 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano's team headed to South Beach long before NASCAR's newest champion wrapped up his obligations at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He was emotional, exhausted and still trying to comprehend how he'd chased down The Big Three to snatch his first career NASCAR title. "I don't even...

Joey Logano spoils Big 3 party to win NASCAR title

Nov. 19, 2018 2:14 AM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano was the underdog in NASCAR's title race, the driver few thought capable of keeping pace with the Big Three and stealing the title from one of the favorites. Logano proved everyone wrong with an upset victory in a season in which he only became a true contender once his...

Ford fiesta! Blue oval claims NASCAR titles after droughts

Nov. 18, 2018 9:42 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Ford slammed the door on NASCAR's longest championship drought when Joey Logano drove a Fusion to victory in its final race. Logano won Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to give the American automaker its eighth drivers' title, but first since Kurt Busch in 2004. Ford also won the...

Joey Logano spoils Big Three party to win NASCAR title

Nov. 18, 2018 9:23 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano raced into NASCAR anointed as its next star. He was 18, dubbed "Sliced Bread" because of all the hype, and in way over his head. It made Logano an easy target on and off the track and threatened his career. Logano was out of a job five years after he arrived but given a...

Busch, Harvick see championship runs fall short at Homestead

Nov. 18, 2018 8:30 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick combined to win 16 races, lead 3,459 laps and each were considered a heavy favorite to win a second NASCAR championship. They let the race they needed slip away, and champion Joey Logano pounced. Busch, Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. comprised NASCAR's "Big...

The Latest: Joey Logano wins 1st Cup Series championship

Nov. 18, 2018 6:33 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup Series championship (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Joey Logano has won his first Cup Series championship, passing defending champion Martin Truex Jr. after the final restart and then driving away from the field. Logano called him the favorite in the days...

Tyler Reddick gives Earnhardt another Xfinity championship

Nov. 17, 2018 7:03 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Reddick opened Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first season in retirement with a victory and closed it with a championship. Reddick won the Xfinity Series finale Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to claim the title in NASCAR's development series. Reddick was perhaps a long shot behind...

Championship driver Busch takes top pit stall from Hamlin

Nov. 17, 2018 6:52 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs issued a team order on the eve of NASCAR's championship that gave Kyle Busch an edge over the other three title contenders. Busch was gifted the coveted No. 1 pit stall Saturday when Joe Gibbs Racing made the dubious decision to force teammate and pole winner Denny Hamlin...

NASCAR sputters toward checkered flag on troubled season

Nov. 17, 2018 3:37 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR's season of doom and gloom sputters toward the checkered flag with a stout championship field but the inability to distance itself from everything that's gone wrong in this trying year. Martin Truex Jr.'s team is closing after the race because his primary sponsor is leaving...

Harvick racing to remove asterisk from spoiler scandal

Nov. 17, 2018 2:22 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Harvick has always followed the path that best suits him, even when it created unnecessary chaos for him and his race team. He picked fights with fellow competitors in spectacular fashion — Harvick grabbed Greg Biffle by the throat, jumped on the hood of Ricky Rudd's...