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Joey Logano wins at Phoenix to earn 2nd NASCAR championship

Nov. 06, 2022 20:55 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Penske Perfect. From the first NASCAR race with the new Next Gen car, the Daytona 500, the IndyCar championship and now the NASCAR Cup title, it's been about as close to a perfect season as possible for Roger Penske. Joey Logano won his...

No favorite among NASCAR championship 4 ahead of finale

Nov. 05, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The long and unpredictable NASCAR season comes to an end Sunday with a championship race fitting for a year that saw unprecedented parity and never a clear title favorite. Sure, Chase Elliott led the standings for most of the season while winning a...

Wall-hugging Chastain, red-hot Bell eye 1st NASCAR title

Nov. 04, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ross Chastain skyrocketed to motorsports infamy for wall-riding his way into NASCAR's championship race with a video-game style move that has overshadowed the finale and his fellow title contenders. With that comes a ton of pressure on the eighth-generation...

Herta signs 4-year Andretti IndyCar extension through 2027

Oct. 25, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

Colton Herta so firmly believes Andretti Autosport can return to the top of IndyCar that he announced a four-year extension Tuesday through 2027 before Roger Penske or Chip Ganassi even got a shot at signing the American. Herta's current contract with Andretti runs through next...

Logano wins at Las Vegas to earn spot in NASCAR title race

Oct. 16, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Team Penske has a shot at two major championships this year — Joey Logano became the first driver to qualify for NASCAR's title-deciding finale with a win Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “We're racing for a championship! Let's go!" Logano screamed to the...

Power wins IndyCar championship; Palou wins season finale

Sep. 11, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — IndyCar's intense season came to a nail-biting end in which Team Penske's superstars duked it out for the title and the future of the race winner clouded once again. Will Power beat Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden by 16 points for the Australian to win...

Power breaks Andretti qualifying record in pursuit of title

Sep. 10, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Will Power broke Mario Andretti's record for poles on the day he most needed a big run. The greatest qualifier in IndyCar history is now one step closer to a second championship. Power grabbed his 68th career pole with Andretti watching from pit lane...

Dixon still in IndyCar title fight despite Indy 500 gaffe

Sep. 09, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon knows IndyCar’s tightest championship race in nearly 20 years would have probably been long decided if not for a rare gaffe by “The Iceman” in the Indianapolis 500. Dixon was the dominant car at Indianapolis in May and led 95 laps until a...

Penske's Will Power in tight title fight with no team orders

Sep. 08, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — What's 10 points worth? That's what Will Power hopes he doesn't find out while trying to close out the closest IndyCar championship fight in nearly 20 years. Power takes a 20-point lead into Sunday's season finale at Laguna Seca Raceway over six-time...

McLaughlin signs extension with Team Penske ahead of finale

Sep. 07, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — IndyCar newcomer Scott McLaughlin is here to stay with a multi-year contract extension from Team Penske just as the New Zealander heads into his first championship race since joining the series. The extension announced Wednesday is the third in a month...