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NASCAR faces more questions about new car after Bristol bash

Sep. 18, 2022 13:00 PM EDT

Kyle Busch deserved better than two failed Toyota engines in the first round of NASCAR's playoffs. But at least Busch knows what happened to end his night at Bristol Motor Speedway and leave him “flabbergasted” at being eliminated from the playoff field. Martin...

Buescher wins Bristol; Harvick, Busch, RCR out of playoffs

Sep. 17, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Buescher closed out a bizarre first round of NASCAR's playoffs in which none of the title contenders won a race by becoming the 19th winner this season with his victory Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. The second win of Buescher's career marked...

Aric Almirola leads SHR, Ford charge in Bristol qualifying

Sep. 16, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Aric Almirola continued the trend of non-playoff drivers stealing the show with a pole-winning run Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Saturday night race at Bristol is the first playoff eliminator and the 16-driver field will be cut by four. Christopher...

Chastain watching his mirrors in playoff elimination race

Sep. 16, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

Ross Chastain, the driver with a growing list of enemies, heads into the first elimination race of NASCAR's playoffs in a pretty comfortable position above the cutline. It's Kyle Busch, and Austin Dillon, Chase Briscoe and Kevin Harvick, who are trying to stave off elimination...

Harvick heads to Bristol in must-win playoff situation

Sep. 15, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

Kevin Harvick snapped a long losing streak with back-to-back wins that threw him into the thick of NASCAR's championship hunt. Harvick is now on the verge of elimination just one round into the playoffs. The 16-driver playoff field will be cut by four Saturday night at Bristol Motor...

Wallace holds off boss, title contenders to win at Kansas

Sep. 11, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bubba Wallace was so comfortable cruising around Kansas Speedway on Sunday that he told his team over the radio in the closing laps that he didn't want to know who was chasing him or how far back they might be. He probably would have smiled knowing it was...

Chase Elliott only looking forward in NASCAR's playoff push

Sep. 09, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Chase Elliott wasn’t around to see the fireworks at the end of last weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington. Or, for that matter, the fire coming from Kevin Harvick’s car. Elliott's playoff opener was over early after the...

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Sep. 06, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Hollywood Casino 400 Site: Kansas City, Kansas. Schedule: Saturday, practice, 12:05 p.m, and qualifying, 12:50 p.m.; Sunday, race, 3 p.m. (USA). Track: Kansas Speedway. ...

NASCAR's wild regular season rolls over into playoffs

Sep. 05, 2022 12:19 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Buckle up your five-point harness. Looks like NASCAR's playoffs will be just as wild and unpredictable as its regular season. That came into sharp focus at Darlington Raceway where Erik Jones became the first-ever non-playoff racer to take the postseason...

Jones holds off ex-JGR teammate Hamlin to win at Darlington

Sep. 04, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Erik Jones gave the No. 43 car a landmark 200th victory — along with maybe a few regrets to his old employers at Joe Gibbs Racing. Jones moved in front when JGR star Kyle Busch blew an engine, then outraced another former Gibbs colleague in Denny Hamlin...