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Ross Chastain is introduced to the crowd before the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Chastain snags Ganassi Cup ride in busy NASCAR free agency

Sep. 21, 2020 9:25 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ross Chastain snagged one of the coveted open Cup seats on Monday in a promotion at Chip Ganassi Racing to drive the No. 42 next season. This year marks a particularly active free agency period with heavy turnover expected among a limited number of rides. The No. 42 Chevrolet at...

Sam Mayer poses with the sword and trophy as he celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race, Thursday Sept. 17, 2020, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Teen ace Sam Mayer goes 2-for-2 in big night at Bristol

Sep. 17, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Sam Mayer celebrated his recent promotion to JR Motorsports with a sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway. The teen sensation opened Thursday night with his first NASCAR national series victory with a Truck Series win and followed it immediately after with an ARCA Series win. It was quite...

Grant Enfinger, top center, celebrates after winning a NASCAR Truck Series auto race Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Enfinger rallies to win truck race at Richmond Raceway

Sep. 11, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Grant Enfinger started the regular season with a win, and finished with one, too. Heading into the NASCAR Truck Series playoffs, he hopes that is a good sign. “It gives us a lot of momentum, I feel like, and to be honest, we needed it,” Enfinger said after he bounced back...

Bubba Wallace speaks to crew before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season's end

Sep. 10, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bubba Wallace, loaded with several new sponsors he personally signed, will leave Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season and take his new wealth elsewhere. Wallace, who has driven Petty's iconic No. 43 the last three seasons, told the team Thursday he would not sign a...

Ben Rhodes (99) celebrates after a win after a NASCAR Truck race Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Rhodes holds on in overtime for first Trucks win since 2018

Sep. 6, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Ben Rhodes moved to the front when he stayed out instead of pitting during overtime and held on for his first Truck Series win in two years on Sunday. Sheldon Creed, who came in after winning two of the past three races, was cruising in front with three laps left. But a wreck...

Martin Truex Jr. (19) and Kevin Harvick (4) race on the front stretch during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Sep. 2, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Cook Out Southern 500 Site: Darlington, South Carolina Schedule: Sunday, race, 6 p.m. Track: Darlington Raceway Race distance: 367 laps, 501.3 miles Last year: Erik Jones won after starting 15th. Last race: William Byron took the lead on a two-lap overtime restart at Daytona...

Sheldon Creed celebrates after winning a NASCAR Truck Series race at World Wide Technology Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Sheldon Creed wins $100,000 bonus with victory at Gateway

Aug. 30, 2020 3:55 PM EDT

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Sheldon Creed beat Sam Mayer on a restart with 13 laps to go Sunday at World Wide Technology Raceway to win his third Truck Series race of the season and a $100,000 bonus. Creed's victory pushed his bonus earnings to $150,000 this year in the Triple Truck Challenge. He won two of...

The field takes the green flag at the start of the NASCAR Truck Series auto race at Dover International Speedway, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Jason Minto)

Smith wins at Dover for 2nd NASCAR Truck victory in 3 races

Aug. 21, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Zane Smith won the NASCAR Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway on Friday night. Smith pulled away in the No. 21 Chevrolet on a late restart to win for the second time in three races. The 21-year-old Smith won at Michigan to earn one of the 10 spots in the playoff field....

Sheldon Creed celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Truck Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Creed wins Truck Series road race, $50K bonus at Daytona

Aug. 16, 2020 3:13 PM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sheldon Creed's previous experience on the road course at Daytona International Speedway consisted of three simulator sessions and some iRacing laps. “Brett Moffitt kills me at iRacing,” Creed said of his GMS Racing teammate. Creed showed he's much better at the...

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2020, file photo, Christopher Bell takes a parade lap in front of fans before the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Bell understands the path to his new seat at Joe Gibbs Racing was bumpy in that it cost Erik Jones his job. But Bell's current team is closing at the end of the year and if Gibbs didn't pull him into the organization, he's not sure his Cup career would have continued. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Bell promotion to Gibbs' car bittersweet because of Jones

Aug. 11, 2020 1:35 PM EDT

The path to landing a Cup Series ride with Joe Gibbs Racing was bumpy for Christopher Bell, who was hired for the coveted job after the team told Erik Jones he was being let go at the end of the season. The decision by Gibbs blindsided Jones, who thought talks on a contract extension had been progressing. That...