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Keselowski on pole at Texas, his 1st as an owner-driver

Sep. 24, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Brad Keselowski has his first pole as an owner-driver at NASCAR's highest level, a week after RFK Racing's other car went to Victory Lane. While never in playoff contention after joining a rebranded team with longtime owner Jack Roush this season, 2012 Cup...

Bell close to home in Texas for start of NASCAR round of 12

Sep. 24, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Christopher Bell has been one of the most consistent drivers in NASCAR’s playoffs this season, and now gets to start the next round close to home. None of the playoff contenders won any of the three races that opened this postseason, a first for any...

FIA denies Colton Herta the license needed to race in F1

Sep. 23, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

The governing body for Formula One on Friday said IndyCar star Colton Herta will not be granted the Super License the American needs to join the F1 grid next season. “The FIA confirms that an enquiry was made via the appropriate channels that led to the FIA confirming that the...

Buescher looks to be playoff spoiler at home track Texas

Sep. 23, 2022 09:42 AM EDT

One of the first things Brad Keselowski did before buying into Jack Roush's race team was check the years remaining on the contract for Chris Buescher, the driver he was inheriting with his purchase. He was pleased to learn that Buescher was locked down. But it wasn't long enough,...

McLaren hires Barnhart, considering Kyle Busch for Indy 500

Sep. 22, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

The head of McLaren Racing held a town hall Thursday at its IndyCar shop to introduce new hire Brian Barnhart and quell any concerns over this week's sudden departure of the team president. Zak Brown did not give a title for Barnhart, an industry veteran who spent the past season as...

Column: Childress gets last laugh in snatching Kyle Busch

Sep. 19, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch pulled into the Bristol Motor Speedway garage with a blown engine, effectively ending his storied tenure with Joe Gibbs Racing at 15 seasons. Sure, there’s still seven races remaining before Busch turns in the keys to the No. 18 Toyota. But two...

NASCAR faces more questions about new car after Bristol bash

Sep. 18, 2022 13:00 PM EDT

Kyle Busch deserved better than two failed Toyota engines in the first round of NASCAR's playoffs. But at least Busch knows what happened to end his night at Bristol Motor Speedway and leave him “flabbergasted” at being eliminated from the playoff field. Martin...

Buescher wins Bristol; Harvick, Busch, RCR out of playoffs

Sep. 17, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Buescher closed out a bizarre first round of NASCAR's playoffs in which none of the title contenders won a race by becoming the 19th winner this season with his victory Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. The second win of Buescher's career marked...

Gragson wins at Bristol for 3rd straight Xfinity title

Sep. 16, 2022 22:08 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Noah Gragson held off Brandon Jones over the closing laps Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to win his third consecutive Xfinity Series race. Gragson won his series-high sixth race of the season driving a Chevrolet for JR Motorsports. He was aided when...

Aric Almirola leads SHR, Ford charge in Bristol qualifying

Sep. 16, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Aric Almirola continued the trend of non-playoff drivers stealing the show with a pole-winning run Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Saturday night race at Bristol is the first playoff eliminator and the 16-driver field will be cut by four. Christopher...