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6:38 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — All four spots in the championship round of the NASCAR Xfinity Series are still up for grabs after non-playoff qualifier John Hunter Nemechek overcame a late penalty Saturday to win at Texas Motor Speedway. Nemechek won the first of three races in the round of eight,
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1:54 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It only took about a day after Chase Elliott wished Kevin Harvick “a merry offseason and Happy Christmas” for NASCAR’s reigning champion to get the zinger on merchandise on his official website. The holiday-themed gear even has a tab in the online store. It’s the kind of
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5:46 AM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Kevin Harvick was going to get his revenge on Chase Elliott, believing somewhere and somehow, he’d even the score after Elliott cost him a win last month. When Harvick delivered his payback, it nearly knocked the reigning NASCAR champion out of the playoffs. But karma then flipped
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6:30 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — AJ Allmendinger charged into the second round of the Xfinity Series playoffs with an overtime victory Saturday in the elimination race on The Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Allmendinger remained a perfect 3-0 on the hybrid road course/oval added to the NASCAR schedule in 2018. He wasn’t
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4:29 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Bubba Wallace became just the second Black driver to win at NASCAR’s top Cup Series level when rain stopped Monday’s playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway. Wallace had driven through a crash and to the front of the field five laps before the second rain stoppage of the
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4:28 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — NASCAR’s playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway was washed out and rescheduled for Monday because persistent rain backed the series into too tight of a window to run as scheduled. The race was initially delayed almost two hours and NASCAR made one attempt Sunday at starting the 500-miler.
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3:29 PM ET Associated Press ATHENS, Ga. — A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood around 9 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Coroner Sonny Wilson told the Athens Banner-Herald. A 30-year-old woman was hurt,
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8:15 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brandon Brown became the second NASCAR driver to earn his first national series victory Saturday with a win in the Xfinity Series race shortened by darkness at Talladega Superspeedway. Brown was the leader when a crash with 12 laps to go brought out the seventh caution of
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4:38 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Tate Fogleman smashed his way to his first career NASCAR national series victory with an overtime win in the Truck series race at Talladega Superspeedway, the opening of NASCAR’s weekend playoff tripleheader. Fogleman spun John Hunter Nemechek from the lead heading to the finish line Saturday on
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10:42 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Turns out 21 was Denny Hamlin‘s lucky number in Vegas. After finally getting his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on his 21st try, Hamlin is on an undeniable hot streak he just might ride all the way to his long-sought first NASCAR Cup Series
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10:43 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Josh Berry moved teammate Justin Allgaier out of the way with 42 laps remaining Saturday night to win the Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was the opener of the seven-race Xfinity Series playoffs and Allgaier, who started the race ranked third, could have
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12:22 AM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Rookie Christian Eckes held off teammate Ben Rhodes and crossed the finish line under a caution flag for his first career win in the NASCAR Trucks Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night. In addition to Eckes and Rhodes, their Thorsport Racing teammates Matt Crafton and
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8:41 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Toyota will use its Tundra TRD Pro in NASCAR’s Trucks Series next season as part of an overhaul to the vehicles used in the third-tier series. The Tundra TRD Pro was unveiled before Friday night’s race at Las Vegas Speedway. It will make its competition debut in
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