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Allmendinger comes up just short in bid for Indy sweep

Jul. 31, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — AJ Allmendinger's shot at an Indianapolis sweep was derailed Sunday by a double whammy. First, he struggled with such searing heat inside the car he needed a post-race trip to the track's infield care center. Then, on the final restart, the natural chaotic...

Reddick wins at Indy to close best month of NASCAR career

Jul. 31, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Reddick this month already grabbed his first Cup career victory, qualified for NASCAR's playoffs and signed a big contract with a new team. Now he's got a victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Reddick closed the best month of his career...

Allmendinger remains king of Indy's road with Xfinity win

Jul. 30, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — AJ Allmendinger continued his dominance of NASCAR road course racing and set himself up for a sweep at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a victory Saturday in the Xfinity Series. Allmendinger has won six of the last 11 road course races — nine in his NASCAR...

Elliott given Pocono win after Hamlin, Busch disqualified

Jul. 24, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The siren at the Dawsonville, Georgia, pool hall that sounds whenever Chase Elliott wins a race did indeed go off Sunday night without the hometown star ever leading a lap at Pocono Raceway. “Winner, winner Joe Gibbs Racing are cheaters!” the Dawsonville...

Hamlin takes Pocono pole, Kyle Busch makes 1-2 start for JGR

Jul. 23, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The trio of drivers that will start sixth, seventh and eighth Sunday at Pocono Raceway are as intriguing to watch as the ones leading the field to green. Ryan Blaney, Bubba Wallace, and Martin Truex Jr. are all winless. Blaney and Truex are hanging on to...

LaJoie wants to prove strong end at Atlanta was no fluke

Jul. 15, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Ten years ago, Corey LaJoie won more races in a NASCAR regional series season than Chase Elliott. LaJoie even won more races that season than Kyle Larson. LaJoie finished as runner-up — just 16 points back — to Larson in the season points standings. Larson...

Elliott holds off LaJoie, giving Georgian 1st Atlanta win

Jul. 10, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — With the home crowd cheering his every move, Chase Elliott wanted this win so badly. He saw Corey LaJoie coming up quickly in the rear-view mirror. No way Elliott was letting him by. The Georgia-born driver powered past the...

Halfway through season, Kyle Busch still awaiting contract

Jul. 08, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

Kyle Busch doesn't know what he will be driving next year as he hits the halfway point of the NASCAR season. It doesn't necessarily mean that Busch won't be driving for Joe Gibbs Racing. But he heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway for Sunday's race in a contract year and waiting to see...

Reddick wins at Road America for 1st NASCAR Cup victory

Jul. 03, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Tyler Reddick needed a little longer than expected to win in the NASCAR Cup Series. The circumstances of his triumph made it worth the wait. Reddick won Sunday at Road America by outdueling Chase Elliott, the defending champion on the course...

Elliott wins pole as he tries to defend Road America title

Jul. 02, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Chase Elliott won the pole at Road America and will lead the field to green Sunday in his title defense on the Wisconsin road course. NASCAR’s most popular driver is coming off a win last weekend at Nashville and put himself in position to make it two...