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Stewart-Haas Racing to close NASCAR teams at end of 2024 season, says time to 'pass the torch'

May. 28, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing, a two-time NASCAR championship team with 69 Cup Series victories since its 2009 formation, will close its organization at the end of this season. Co-owners Tony Stewart and Gene Haas announced the decision after nearly a year of rumors...

NASCAR hopes repaved track, softer tires make for more competitive All-Star Race at North Wilkesboro

May. 18, 2024 12:01 PM EDT

NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR is hoping a repaved track and some softer tires will make for more competitive short track racing for Sunday night’s All-Star race at North Wilkesboro Speedway. It can’t get much worse than last year. After months of hype...

NASCAR teams, drivers will celebrate the sports' roots at Darlington Raceway

May. 10, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

Josh Berry's path to the NASCAR Cup Series was filled with missteps and doubts he'd ever make it to the sport's premiere level. Berry, who took over the Stewart-Haas No. 4 seat previously occupied by NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick, spent a decade or so sweating it out at small, tight...

Denny Hamlin says 'worse drivers' than him have won a NASCAR championship. Who does he mean?

Apr. 29, 2024 19:13 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Denny Hamlin took his cut — he gripped the checkered flag like a Louisville Slugger and took a swing moments after he delivered on his called shot at Dover — and then lobbed a high, hard one at some of the NASCAR greats before him. Yeah, maybe 36 drivers have...

NASCAR's next big hopeful makes national series debut as teenager Zilisch races truck at COTA

Mar. 21, 2024 20:03 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A promising young driver who might just be one of NASCAR's budding new stars will make his national series debut this Saturday in the Truck Series race at Circuit of the Americas. Connor Zilisch will then hop a private jet and hustle his way to Pensacola,...

NASCAR's concrete coliseum is back to normal for Sunday's race at Bristol. Drivers welcome the move

Mar. 16, 2024 19:33 PM EDT

Bristol Motor Speedway has ditched the dirt and is back to being a concrete coliseum for its annual spring race. The famed short track added red clay each of the last three years for its first of two events. Reviews were mixed, and as the novelty wore off, sub-par racing inside the...