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Cawthorn broke rules over 'meme' crypto, told to pay $14K

Dec. 06, 2022 18:34 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Departing U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina has been told to pay over $14,000 to charity after the House Ethics Committee found he financially benefited while purchasing a cryptocurrency that he was promoting and violated conflict of interest rules. ...

Logano celebrates 2nd NASCAR Cup title, already wanting 3rd

Dec. 01, 2022 20:27 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joey Logano has a simple target for the future even as he celebrates his 2022 NASCAR Cup championship. Add yet another. Logano this season joined Kyle Busch as the only active NASCAR drivers with multiple Cup series titles, adding to the...

Chase Elliott wins most popular driver for 5th straight year

Dec. 01, 2022 20:03 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott simply can't be beat when it comes to his grip on NASCAR 's title as fans most popular driver. Not even with a late social media push by Ryan Blaney to end Elliott's reign. In a season in which he won five races and finished...

Ty Gibbs declines to discuss sudden death of his father

Dec. 01, 2022 19:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ty Gibbs on Thursday declined to discuss the death of his father, which occurred just hours after the young NASCAR driver won the Xfinity Series championship last month. Gibbs was asked about his grandfather, Hall of Famer Joe Gibbs, telling the employees...

Kevin Harvick will know if 2023 is final season by Daytona

Dec. 01, 2022 14:39 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick will know if 2023 will be his last as a fulltime NASCAR driver before the season-opening Daytona 500 in February. “I don't really have a clear answer on that right now,” the 2014 Cup champ said Thursday about his future. “I think as we...

NASCAR, Goodyear extend partnership in new multi-year deal

Dec. 01, 2022 09:38 AM EST

NASHVILLE (AP) — Goodyear will remain the exclusive tire for NASCAR's top three national series under a new multi-year deal announced on Thursday. Specifics of the extension weren't included, but the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company will continue as title sponsor of the annual...

Speed Sport to launch motorsports television channel in 2023

Dec. 01, 2022 07:02 AM EST

One of the oldest motorsports publications in the United States has partnered with a network development group to launch a television channel dedicated to racing in 2023. Speed Sport, which began as National Speed Sport News in 1934, announced its deal Thursday with Obsession Media...

Ohio court sides with NASCAR in challenge to broadcast tax

Nov. 22, 2022 16:29 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state's attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its races in Ohio was unlawful. At issue before the court was whether the state tax commissioner properly subjected those broadcasts to Ohio’s commercial activities...

Tony Stewart gets his driver: Ryan Preece promoted to Cup

Nov. 16, 2022 07:01 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won the battle with partner Gene Haas over next year's NASCAR lineup by giving reserve driver Ryan Preece a shot with a top-tier Cup organization. Preece spent this entire year doing simulator work for Stewart-Haas Racing that helped the...

Fiesta Bowl Organization hires Erik Moses as new CEO

Nov. 15, 2022 15:02 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Erik Moses has been hired by the Fiesta Bowl as its new executive director and CEO, the organization announced Tuesday. Moses will lead the Fiesta Bowl Organization, which hosts the Fiesta Bowl, Guarateed Rate Bowl and a parade. The organization has also...