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Column: NASCAR playoff field set as wonky season nears end

Aug. 29, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It took 26 races, plus a long, waterlogged weekend in Daytona and millions of dollars in crashed cars to finally determine NASCAR’s 16-driver playoff field. Austin Dillon stole the final playoff spot with his last-gasp victory at Daytona, which was...

Larson wins rain-delayed NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen

Aug. 21, 2022 22:51 PM EDT

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Larson was looking for a jolt of momentum. He got it for the second straight time at Watkins Glen International. The reigning NASCAR Cup champion, winless since his only victory of the season at Auto Club Speedway in February, beat Hendrick...

NASCAR pulls into Watkins Glen with playoff spots to fill

Aug. 20, 2022 14:32 PM EDT

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — There are two races left in NASCAR's regular season, and Chris Buescher has only one avenue to make the playoffs — winning. His next chance comes Sunday at Watkins Glen International, a high-speed road course where one small mistake in the 90 laps...

Castroneves signs extension for one more full IndyCar season

Aug. 19, 2022 14:52 PM EDT

MADISON, Ill. (AP) — There was no chance Meyer Shank Racing would risk four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves making history with another team. Curtailing that possibility, the team announced a one-year contract extension Friday that will bring Castroneves back for a...

Kimi Raikkonen hits pause on retirement to race NASCAR

Aug. 18, 2022 03:20 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kimi Raikkonen retired to Switzerland at the end of last year's Formula One season and has blissfully spent the last eight months with his young family. Did he miss racing? “Not really, no," the 2007 F1 champion said. Yet...

Elliott given Pocono win after Hamlin, Busch disqualified

Jul. 24, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The siren at the Dawsonville, Georgia, pool hall that sounds whenever Chase Elliott wins a race did indeed go off Sunday night without the hometown star ever leading a lap at Pocono Raceway. “Winner, winner Joe Gibbs Racing are cheaters!” the Dawsonville...

Kligerman wins NASCAR Truck Series race at Mid-Ohio

Jul. 09, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Part-time driver Parker Kligerman held off points leader Zane Smith to win the NASCAR Truck Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday. Kligerman led 56 of the 67 laps on the 2.258-mile circuit, winning by 0.119 seconds in the No. 75 Henderson...