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NASCAR Truck race postponed until Sunday

Jun. 15, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — The NASCAR Truck series race at Iowa Speedway has been postponed until Sunday because of inclement weather. The sport's organizing body made the call Saturday after repeated thunderstorms and lightning strikes in central Iowa left the short track too soaked for racing. Qualifying was...

At 26, Ross Chastain relishing NASCAR opportunities

Jun. 14, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ross Chastain seems like the busiest driver in NASCAR. Chastain opened the season with 36 consecutive starts across the Cup, Xfinity and Truck series and has logged a staggering 7,501 laps since February, a streak that only came to an end when he sat out last week's Cup event in...

NASCAR's top series a two-team show for now

Jun. 11, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — NASCAR's top series has been a two-team show. Joey Logano's victory at Michigan on Monday gave Team Penske its fifth Cup win of the season. That's two fewer than Penske had all of last year, when Logano won the series title. In another year, Penske might be the clear choice as...

Logano edges Kurt Busch, Truex in overtime

Jun. 10, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano won the pole in qualifying and then led for more than three-quarters of the actual race. It was an impressive display, but all that could have gone for naught if he hadn't been sharp on one final restart. Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding...

The Latest: Logano edges Kurt Busch, Truex in overtime

Jun. 10, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 8:05 p.m. Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime. Logano was trying to hold on to a dwindling lead over Truex...

Cup race at Michigan postponed because of rain

Jun. 9, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The break in NASCAR's Cup Series schedule will have to wait at least an extra day. Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway was postponed because of rain. It was rescheduled for Monday at 5 p.m. EDT, the second time in just over a month that a Cup race has been pushed past...

The Latest: Cup race at Michigan postponed because of rain

Jun. 9, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 4:35 p.m. NASCAR's Cup race at Michigan has been postponed because of rain. NASCAR will now attempt to hold the race Monday at 5 p.m. at Michigan International Speedway. The race never began...

Ford drivers hopeful for more success at Michigan

Jun. 8, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Yes, victory lane this season has been dominated by Joe Gibbs' Toyotas, but this weekend the NASCAR Cup Series is in Michigan. That means Ford's drivers should be motivated — and history suggests they'll be tough to beat. "I had the privilege of having dinner with the Ford...

Joey Logano wins 2nd Cup Series pole of season

Jun. 8, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano was just a bit faster than Aric Almirola during qualifying. Almirola is getting used to that feeling. Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season Saturday, while Almirola again fell just short of the top qualifying spot. Almirola has one pole this year but...

Series leader Reddick earns 3rd Xfinity victory of season

Jun. 8, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Tyler Reddick trailed Cole Custer and Christopher Bell during the latter stages of this NASCAR Xfinity Series race. There was no need to try to pass them. "As much as I wanted to run down the guys in front of us, it became very obvious that they weren't going to make it on fuel,"...