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Kyle Larson qualifies 10th for Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte after another busy travel day

May. 25, 2024 19:45 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson qualified 10th for the Coca-Cola 600 following yet another busy day of travel between Indiana and North Carolina. Larson is attempting to join Tony Stewart on Sunday as the only drivers to complete all 1,100 miles on the same day as part of running...

Ricky Stenhouse Jr vows not to retaliate, wreck Kyle Busch at Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte

May. 25, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has cooled off and no longer plans to wreck Kyle Busch at the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. But that doesn’t mean he and Busch are back on speaking terms. Stenhouse said he spoke to Busch’s team...

Drivers who try the Indy 500-NASCAR 600 double have had mixed results. Kyle Larson is next

May. 25, 2024 08:44 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Only four drivers have attempted one of the most grueling days in motorsports: the 1,100-mile Memorial Day weekend double. Kyle Larson is trying to become the fifth to race in both the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 on the same day and the...

Indy 500: When it starts, how to watch, betting odds for 'The Greatest Spectacle in Racing'

May. 24, 2024 17:53 PM EDT

The 108th running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place Sunday, when a field of 33 cars will thunder across the famed yard of bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, though rain is in the forecast for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Scott McLaughlin of Team Penske will be on the...

Cato: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 23, 2024 07:09 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cato Corp. (CATO) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $11 million. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had profit of 54 cents per share. The clothing retailer posted revenue of $177.1...

AUTO RACING: As Larson goes for rare racing double, Team Penske is the team to beat at Indy

May. 22, 2024 14:23 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Coca-Cola 600 Site: Concord, North Carolina. Schedule: Saturday, practice, 5:05 p.m., and qualifying, 5:50 p.m.; Sunday, race, 6 p.m. (FOX). Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway. ...

Defrocked in 2004 for same-sex relationship, a faithful Methodist is reinstated as pastor

May. 22, 2024 13:11 PM EDT

Twenty years ago, Beth Stroud was defrocked as a United Methodist Church pastor after telling her Philadelphia congregation that she was in a committed same-sex relationship. On Tuesday night, less than three weeks after the UMC repealed its anti-LGBTQ bans, she was reinstated. In a...

Ricky Rudd, Carl Edwards and Ralph Moody selected to NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2025

May. 21, 2024 18:42 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ricky Rudd was clearing away leaves by his pool when he got an anonymous text message that he might want to make the 20-minute drive south to Charlotte — quickly. Rudd knew right away that he was finally getting into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in his eighth...

NASCAR star Kyle Larson is embracing his Indianapolis 500 debut, right down to milking a cow

May. 21, 2024 14:04 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Larson has been adamant about soaking up the entire Indianapolis 500 experience as the NASCAR superstar prepares to make his debut in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on Memorial Day weekend. He didn't expect to find himself under an udder on Tuesday....

Victor Wembanyama and Chet Holmgren headline NBA All-Rookie team

May. 20, 2024 14:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — San Antonio’s Victor Wembanyama was a unanimous selection for the NBA’s All-Rookie team this season, the league revealed Monday. It was no surprise, given that Wembanyama also was the unanimous choice for rookie of the year from the same panel of 99 voters who...