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Kyle Busch drives during the early laps of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Rachel Luna)
March 17, 2019 - 6:59 pm
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty's NASCAR record with his 200th career victory across the three national series Sunday by using an impressive late surge through the field following a speeding penalty to win the Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway. Busch dominated the first two...
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Crew members push Jimmie Johnson's car to the track during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Auto Club Speedway, in Fontana, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Rachel Luna)
March 17, 2019 - 5:41 pm
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Fontana (all times local): 2:32 p.m. Kyle Busch has won the first two stages of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Fontana as he closes in on his 200th career victory across NASCAR's three major series. Busch led 100 of the first 120 laps and...
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March 16, 2019 - 8:40 pm
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Cole Custer postponed Kyle Busch's historic 200th victory for at least one more day. Custer held off Busch to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday, preventing Busch from tying Richard Petty's record with his 200th win across NASCAR's three...
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FILE - This April 6, 1978, file photo shows Janet Guthrie posing with a toy race car at a news conference in New York. Guthrie, the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, was dropped from the list of nominees for NASCAR's Landmark Award that honors contribution to the sport. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
March 14, 2019 - 1:24 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Janet Guthrie, the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, was dropped from the latest list of nominees for NASCAR's Landmark Award that honors contribution to the sport. With Guthrie off the list of five nominees, Anne B. France...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2016, file photo, Tony Stewart is greeted by fans during driver introductions before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. The three-time NASCAR champion headlined the six new nominees eligible for induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame that were announced Wednesday, March 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
March 13, 2019 - 6:24 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart headlined the six new nominees eligible for induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Stewart joined Neil Bonnett, a popular member of the "Alabama Gang," two-time Xfinity Series champion Sam Ard, former Daytona 500 winner Marvin Panch,...
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Kyle Busch (18) drives out of Turn 4 during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at ISM Raceway, Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
March 10, 2019 - 7:35 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Busch made it a weekend sweep at ISM Raceway in the Arizona desert. Just like he nearly did last week at Las Vegas. Busch tracked down Ryan Blaney over a long green-flag run before passing his Team Penske rival for the lead with 16 laps to go, then made his fuel and...
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Team Penske driver Josef Newgarden (2), of the United States, celebrates after winning the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (Fla.) auto race Sunday, March 10, 2019, in St Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
March 10, 2019 - 5:34 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Team Penske's hot start to the motorsports season continued Sunday with a Josef Newgarden victory in the IndyCar season opener — the fourth win for a Penske car in seven days spanning three series. Newgarden crossed the finish line on the downtown streets of St...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Kurt Busch greets fans during driver introductions prior to the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Kurt Busch arrived at Phoenix this weekend feeling like he was holding a full house. The Las Vegas native is coming off a second consecutive top-five run, this time at his home track, and felt as if his Chip Ganassi Racing team _ and their Chevrolet power plants _ were finally catching up to the Ford and Toyota teams that have dominated the early part of the Cup season. To top it off, his No. 1 team announced Friday, March 8, 2019, a new sponsorship deal with Global Poker, one of the world’s leading online gaming sites _ no small news when motorsports backing is hard to find. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
March 10, 2019 - 1:33 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Turn on the Xbox, fire up the Playstation and get ready for the green flag to drop. After long embracing esports as a way to grow motorsports and engage young fans, NASCAR is taking the experience to another level. It joined 704 Games and the Race Team Alliance in victory...
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Joey Logano celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 03, 2019 - 8:13 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski were side by side off the fourth turn, two teammates fighting for the last burst of speed on the final lap at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logano barely managed to block Keselowski's move, and the defending NASCAR Cup Series champion hung on for his...
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Kevin Harvick makes a pit stop during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 03, 2019 - 6:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race in Las Vegas (all times local): 3:27 p.m. Joey Logano has held off teammate Brad Keselowski to win a clean, exciting NASCAR Cup Series race in Las Vegas. Logano drove his Team Penske Ford to his 22nd career victory and his first of the season, narrowly...
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