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Praise pours in for Kyle Larson following first NASCAR title

Nov. 08, 2021 03:01 AM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Before he headed onto the track for the biggest race of his career, Kyle Larson heard Mario Andretti praise him as one of the most well-rounded drivers in all of motorsports. After Larson closed his 10-win season with his first Cup championship,...

Larson wraps up comeback season with 1st NASCAR title

Nov. 07, 2021 21:34 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Larson won. No surprise, right? He was, after all, the overwhelming 2-1 betting favorite to win NASCAR's season-ending championship race. Suspended nearly all of last season for using a racial slur, Larson closed his...

NASCAR basks in Phoenix glow of full championship experience

Nov. 06, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Chris Haller has attended NASCAR races since he was a teenager, and the lifelong fan couldn’t believe he “got hosed” out of his chance to attend last year’s finale. Missing a championship race, held for the first time at Phoenix Raceway, was a big enough blow...

Champ Elliott: NASCAR star goes for 2nd Cup championship

Nov. 05, 2021 04:08 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chase Elliott was supposed to be the star during his season as both NASCAR’s reigning champion and its most popular driver. He wasn’t even the top guy at his own organization. Beat all season by Hendrick Motorsports newcomer...

Hamlin thriving amid chaos as he chases first NASCAR title

Nov. 04, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — What a difference a decade has made for Denny Hamlin, the undisputed winner on NASCAR's opening day of championship weekend. Hamlin was a nervous wreck at the championship contenders news conference in 2010, his legs shaking as sat on stage alongside...

Larson seeks to cap comeback season with NASCAR championship

Nov. 04, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Larson has heard that mental toughness is required to win a championship. He has no idea if that's true — and if it is required, well, then he doesn't consider himself the championship favorite this weekend. Toughness, Larson said, makes him think...

NASCAR championship: Hendrick vs Gibbs, Chevrolet vs Toyota

Nov. 01, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's championship has come down to a pair of Hall of Fame team owners, two Chevrolets against two Toyotas, racing in the Arizona desert for the sport's top prize. Rick Hendrick, the winningest team owner in NASCAR history, is sending Kyle...