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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...

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...

NASCAR set for Homestead, while Wallace watches from afar

Oct. 22, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Bubba Wallace is missing Sunday’s NASCAR race, and that’s evidently not his only sanction after losing his cool in Las Vegas last weekend. Denny Hamlin — who, along with Michael Jordan, co-owns the 23XI racing team that Wallace drives for — said...

NASCAR hot topic shifts to retaliation as playoffs roar on

Oct. 21, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

The focus in NASCAR has yet to shift to the actual playoff racing as only three events remain to crown a new Cup champion. But as the series heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway, the conversation over safety concerns has shifted to retaliation and what is over the line. Bubba Wallace...

Logano wins at Las Vegas to earn spot in NASCAR title race

Oct. 16, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Team Penske has a shot at two major championships this year — Joey Logano became the first driver to qualify for NASCAR's title-deciding finale with a win Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “We're racing for a championship! Let's go!" Logano screamed to the...

Reddick wins pole at Las Vegas as RCR career winds down

Oct. 15, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyler Reddick is determined to close his tenure at Richard Childress Racing on a high note, and hours after announcing he'll drive for 23XI Racing next season, won the pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Reddick, who said his Chevrolet was subpar in Saturday morning...