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12:37 PM ET On Friday morning the 23XI Racing team unveiled the long-anticipated news of its manufacturer and technical partner, Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing. But what the stole the show was when driver Bubba Wallace and team co-owner Denny Hamlin unveiled their race car, bearing the number and colors made famous by Hamlin’s ownership
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6:05 PM ET Associated Press The pit crew for NASCAR driver William Byron has been benched because of multiple positive tests for COVID-19. The regular Hendrick Motorsports crew for the No. 24 did not participate in Wednesday night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway and will also miss Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway. The crew for
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8:44 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Busch won for the first time this season to extend a 16-year streak, while his penalized teammate missed a chance to secure a spot in the championship in the NASCAR playoff race at Texas that finished Wednesday, three days after it started. Busch, the reigning
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12:01 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson will be back in NASCAR next season driving the flagship No. 5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Larson signed a multi-year contract Wednesday with Hendrick that ended his seven-month banishment from NASCAR for using a racial slur while playing an online racing game last spring. He’d
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8:17 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — NASCAR will make a fourth attempt to complete its playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway on Wednesday after persistent mist and cold temperatures continued the long delay. The race began Sunday and drivers completed 52 of the scheduled 334 laps before mist and drizzle halted the
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6:51 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — The NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway was pushed back yet another day without drivers completing any more laps Monday. Eight hours after the race was scheduled to resume on a misty day with temperatures in the low 40s Fahrenheit (single digits Celsius),
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11:48 AM ET Associated Press Hendrick Motorsports plucked crew chief Rudy Fugle away from Kyle Busch Motorsports on Monday to lead William Byron next season in the Cup Series. Fugle has worked at KBM since 2013 and led the Truck Series program to two driver championships and five owner titles. His trucks have won 28
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9:28 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — NASCAR’s Cup Series playoff race in Texas was postponed Sunday night after 52 laps on a misty day that slowly deteriorated to a drizzle, and it never actually rained before the event was called off. The delay was just over four hours, and the restart is
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2:58 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Sheldon Creed got a little bump from a friend who was already in the final four for the NASCAR Truck Series. Now Creed has a spot alongside teammate Brett Moffitt after winning in Texas on Sunday. Creed qualified for the championship round by taking the two-lap
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8:25 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Harrison Burton stormed past Noah Gragson in the final turn Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway to win the Xfinity Series race and deny Gragson a spot in the championship round. Gragson was one turn away from earning an automatic berth into the title-deciding finale but instead
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2:02 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson needed funding for his move to IndyCar so the seven-time NASCAR champion transitioned into a salesman for the first time. He’ll continue selling all next year as representative for the online auto retailer Carvana. Johnson and Chip Ganassi Racing on Saturday announced Carvana —
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2:58 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Former NASCAR driver Eric McClure pleaded no contest this week to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge and was sentenced to probation, according to a Virginia prosecutor, in a court hearing that was long delayed by McClure’s state lawmaker attorney. The Associated Press had previously reported that McClure’s
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12:50 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Picking the car number for Michael Jordan’s new NASCAR team was a slam dunk: Bubba Wallace will drive the No. 23 car when the team makes its debut next season. Jordan named his team 23XI Racing — pronounced twenty-three eleven — in honor of both his retired
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9:09 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Chase Briscoe earned job security for the first time in his career with a well-deserved promotion to the Cup Series to cap a season that has so far been storybook. Briscoe on Tuesday was named the replacement for Clint Bowyer in the No. 14 Ford at Stewart-Haas
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5:21 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson can return to NASCAR competition next season following a long suspension for using a racial slur while playing a video game. He was suspended in April for after he used the n-word while playing an online racing game in which viewers could follow along. He
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