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Tony Stewart gets his driver: Ryan Preece promoted to Cup

Nov. 16, 2022 07:01 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won the battle with partner Gene Haas over next year's NASCAR lineup by giving reserve driver Ryan Preece a shot with a top-tier Cup organization. Preece spent this entire year doing simulator work for Stewart-Haas Racing that helped the...

Column: Chastain rides the wall into NASCAR's title race

Oct. 31, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

There's been an internal battle raging inside Ross Chastain as he's clawed his way into NASCAR's championship finale. He's an eighth-generation watermelon farmer from Florida who was never supposed to make it to the top level of stock car racing. But he did and it...

Bell wins, Chastain rides the wall to earn title race spots

Oct. 30, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

Ross Chastain's aggressive style hasn’t made a lot of friends in NASCAR’s top series. Now, he'll be contending for a championship because of that approach. Chastain pinned his Chevrolet against the outside wall of the 0.526-mile Martinsville Speedway and was sailing at some 70...

Recent champs Larson, Elliott top qualifying at Martinsville

Oct. 29, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Larson will start on the pole in Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway. Larson turned a fast lap at 96.078 miles per hour, edging Chase Elliott for the top spot. Elliott's lap came at 96.019 mph, putting the last two NASCAR Cup Series champions on the...

Joey Logano in, tension for seven others in title qualifier

Oct. 29, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

Joey Logano is in an enviable place. As the only driver who has already secured a spot in the championship finale of NASCAR's Cup Series next weekend, he'll enter Sunday's race at Martinsville Speedway with a head start on preparations for the finale at Phoenix Raceway. ...

Blaney crew chief returns in time for critical playoff race

Oct. 28, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

Ryan Blaney gets his crew chief back for the most important weekend of his NASCAR season after an untimely suspension. The first task for Jonathan Hassler? Get his driver a strong starting spot in the last race to qualify for the championship. There are three spots up for grab at...

SHR's attempt to overturn race manipulation penalty denied

Oct. 27, 2022 13:42 PM EDT

An appeals panel on Thursday denied the attempt by Stewart-Haas Racing to overturn $200,000 in NASCAR fines for manipulation of a playoff race. The behavioral penalty was issued to Cole Custer, crew chief Mike Shiplett and team owner Gene Haas after the Oct. 9 race at Charlotte...

Column: 7 desperate drivers have NASCAR season on the line

Oct. 24, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

Joey Logano has little stress headed into Martinsville Speedway, where his results won't make a difference in his march toward the NASCAR championship. The rest of the field? Well, expect chaos. There are still three spots open in the title-deciding...

Larson wins NASCAR at Homestead, holding off Chastain at end

Oct. 23, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Larson found his way back into NASCAR’s headlines. This time, for a much more pleasant reason. Larson held off Ross Chastain to cap a dominant showing at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, after leading 199 of the 267 laps over the 1-1/2 mile course. ...

NASCAR's Logano has lots of reasons to be smiling right now

Oct. 22, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano has an omnipresent smile. It’s always there, usually accompanied by him laughing about something. His perpetually upbeat persona has even become a running joke in NASCAR circles over the years. These days, he’s got even more reasons to be...