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Charlotte Motor Speedway is shown in Concord, N.C., Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Some fans have been coming to the Coca-Cola 600 for decades, but they won’t be allowed into Charlotte Motor Speedwaý on Sunday due to Covid-19, leaving the grandstands empty and many disappointed. (AP Photo/Steve Reed)

NASCAR all alone on motorsports biggest day of racing

May. 23, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Monaco Grand Prix has been canceled. The Indianapolis 500 is postponed until August. Only the Coca-Cola 600 is still scheduled as planned. The most celebrated day in motorsports has been whittled down to the third course, 600 miles around Charlotte Motor Speedway in NASCAR's...

Kyle Busch sits on the wall as Chase Briscoe celebrates behind him after Briscoe edged out Busch to win the NASCAR Xfinity series auto race Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

NASCAR grabs much-needed momentum in return to live racing

May. 22, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR had been planning sweeping changes for 2021 in hopes of finding new fans and adding some energy to a staid, stale schedule. The coronavirus pandemic put those plans on hold and NASCAR is frantically trying to recover from a 10-week layoff. So far, the stock car series is...

Kyle Busch stands for the playing of the national anthem before the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, May 17, 2020, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Busch and Elliott incident could spark new NASCAR rivalry

May. 21, 2020 6:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch is NASCAR's reigning Cup champion and the resident villain of the series. Chase Elliott has been voted most popular driver the last two years and is quickly building a loyal and rabid fan base. Their on-track tussle at Darlington Raceway this week very well might be the...

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 4, 1984, file photo, Firecracker 400 winner Richard Petty showers the crowd with champagne in Victory Lane at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. It's weeknight racing at Darlington as NASCAR's comeback from the coronavirus continues with its first Wednesday race in 36 years on May 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Jann Zlotkin, File)

Primetime: NASCAR set for first Wednesday start since 1984

May. 19, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Whenever Joey Logano doesn't cross the finish line first at a NASCAR Cup Series race, he says he tends to have the same thought: “Golly, I wish I could do that again.” The 2018 NASCAR champion and rest of the field will get to do it again: They will run the Toyota 500...

A man stands in an otherwise empty grandstand at Darlington Raceway before the Real Heroes 400 NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, May 17, 2020, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

NASCAR fans outside Darlington: 'Time to hear the engines'

May. 17, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Tammy Gandy grew up around Darlington Raceway and remembers a time when the greats like Richard Petty would show up each year at her aunt’s house for some homemade biscuits. “He used to say there were none better,” Gandy said. And the sun-baked crowds, none...

FILE - In this May 11, 2012, file photo, drivers take the green flag for the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, S.C. NASCAR will re-fire the engines moments after mask-clad drivers climb into their cars at Darlington Raceway. The season will resume Sunday May 17, 2020, without spectators and drivers will have no practice before they pull away from pit road for the first time in more than two months. (Tyler Barrick/Pool Photo via AP, File)

NASCAR picks up at tricky Darlington after 10-week hiatus

May. 16, 2020 2:09 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — NASCAR will not be as you remember it when racing returns at old egg-shaped Darlington Raceway. There will be no elaborate infield tailgates, inflatable pools or hundreds of American flags that fly above the campers. The grandstands will be empty gray rows, no spectators allowed. ...

NASCAR Cup Series Schedule-Winners

May. 13, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

Feb. 9 — x-Busch Clash at DAYTONA (Erik Jones) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 1 at DAYTONA (Joey Logano) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at DAYTONA (William Byron) Feb. 16 — DAYTONA 500 (Denny Hamlin) Feb. 23 — Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Joey Logano)...

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, Kevin Harvick (4) leads the field past the green flag at the start of a NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, S.C. Faced with many of its teams falling into financial ruin or going racing, NASCAR is throwing the green flag on a plan it believes allows the series to safely resume the season. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

Column: NASCAR set for 'huge microscope' as racing returns

May. 11, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR's season started with the Secret Service doing a security check on the firesuit-clad pole-sitter for the Daytona 500 and thousands of fans waiting hours in line to pass through a metal detector. When the season resumes on Sunday some 13 weeks later, drivers will have their...

NASCAR Cup Series Schedule-Winners

May. 4, 2020 9:57 PM EDT

Feb. 9 — x-Busch Clash at DAYTONA (Erik Jones) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 1 at DAYTONA (Joey Logano) Feb. 13 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 2 at DAYTONA (William Byron) Feb. 16 — DAYTONA 500 (Denny Hamlin) Feb. 23 — Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Joey Logano)...

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, Matt Kenseth answers questions during NASCAR Daytona 500 media day at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Former NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth will once again come out of retirement to compete for Chip Ganassi Racing as the replacement for fired driver Kyle Larson. Larson lost his job two weeks ago for using a racial slur while competing in a virtual race.  (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Matt Kenseth back to NASCAR as Larson replacement at Ganassi

Apr. 27, 2020 12:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former NASCAR champion Matt Kenseth will again come out of retirement to compete for Chip Ganassi Racing as the replacement for fired driver Kyle Larson. Larson lost his job two weeks ago for using a racial slur while competing in a virtual race. Although Ganassi developement driver...