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Kurt Busch outduels little brother to win at Kentucky

Jul. 14, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Kurt Busch finally beat his little brother in a head-to-head NASCAR finish and took his new team to victory lane a week after they coughed away their first win. The downside of Busch's big win Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway? Kyle Busch didn't stick around to give his older brother a...

Bowman gets 1st Cup Series win at Chicagoland

Jun. 30, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Alex Bowman is part of the club now. That means no more cracks about coming up empty. He's a winner once again. Bowman held off Kyle Larson for his first career NASCAR Cup Series victory, leading a terrific performance for Hendrick Motorsports at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday. Bowman...

The Latest: Bowman earns first NASCAR Cup Series win

Jun. 30, 2019 9:23 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway (all times local): 8:17 p.m. Alex Bowman has raced to his first career NASCAR Cup Series victory, leading a terrific performance for Hendrick Motorsports at Chicagoland Speedway. Bowman had one of the fastest cars during...

NASCAR returns to Chicagoland after frantic finish last year

Jun. 29, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — When Kyle Busch looks back on last year's dramatic finish at Chicagoland Speedway, nothing in particular stands out to him. He remembers every little detail. Moving into the lead. Getting slowed by lapped cars at the back of the field. Winning a last-lap duel with Kyle Larson. "It was...

Martin Truex Jr. holds off KyBusch to defend Sonoma title

Jun. 23, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch have managed to keep their long-standing rivalry quite friendly during their first season as teammates at Joe Gibbs Racing. It's a bit easier for Truex to be a gracious winner — and for Busch to be somewhat content with second place — when...

The Latest: Truex holds off Busch to defend Sonoma title

Jun. 23, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma (all times local): Martin Truex Jr. has won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway for the second straight year, comfortably holding off teammate Kyle Busch for his fourth victory of the season. Truex won for the fourth time in...

Break finished, NASCAR takes a Carousel ride at Sonoma

Jun. 22, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Cup Series drivers had a rare break from their grinding schedule last week, and they're returning to competition at a NASCAR stop that sometimes feels like a vacation. Most drivers have spent the week enjoying wine tasting sessions and extravagant meals at the wineries and...

Kyle Larson claims 3rd straight NASCAR pole at Sonoma

Jun. 22, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Not even a change in the course layout could halt Kyle Larson's qualifying dominance on his home track. Larson won the NASCAR Cup Series pole at Sonoma Raceway for the third consecutive year on Saturday, easily navigating the return of the Carousel turn to the wine country course....

Joey Logano wins 2nd Cup Series pole of season

Jun. 8, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano was just a bit faster than Aric Almirola during qualifying. Almirola is getting used to that feeling. Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season Saturday, while Almirola again fell just short of the top qualifying spot. Almirola has one pole this year but...

The Latest: Kyle Busch takes Pocono for 4th Cup win

Jun. 2, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): __ 5 p.m. Kyle Busch won at Pocono Raceway to move into a tie for ninth on the NASCAR Cup Series victory list. Busch, who topped 200 career wins across all three national series earlier this season, won for the 55th...