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FILE - In this May 24, 2009 file photo, Mari Hulman George, chairman of the board of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, gives the command to start engines at the start the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Hulman George, chairman of the board emeritus of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died early Saturday, Nov. 3, 3018. She was 83. Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Hulman George’s death early Saturday in a statement and said her family was by her side.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
November 03, 2018 - 9:48 am
Mari Hulman George, the "quiet pioneer" of auto racing who ordered drivers to start their engines and was instrumental in the expansion of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died Saturday. She was 83. Hulman George, the speedway's chairman of the board emeritus, died in Indianapolis with her family at...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski (2) celebrates after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
September 10, 2018 - 6:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, Brad Keselowski figured out the secret to restarting at the Brickyard 400. Then he safely and strategically bumped his way into the lead and sped to the finish line. One year after settling for second in a chaotic, crash-marred race last year, Keselowski redeemed himself...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch (18) leads the first lap during the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
September 10, 2018 - 5:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's two races at Indianapolis on Monday (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Brad Keselowski has given Roger Penske his first win in the Brickyard 400. Keselowski took the lead with a daring pass, bumping leader Denny Hamlin as they came around the 2.5-mile oval on...
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Martin Truex Jr. smiles as he prepares to qualify for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race Friday, July 20, 2018, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
July 20, 2018 - 6:39 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kurt Busch is set to crank up contract talks with Stewart Haas-Racing. With his deal expiring at the end of the season, the 2004 NASCAR Cup champion is on the hunt for a new agreement that would keep him in the SHR fold and with Monster Energy again on board as a primary sponsor...
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Chase Elliott (9), Darrell Wallace Jr (43), Joey Logano (22) and Daniel Suarez (19) wreck during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Ron Sander)
July 07, 2018 - 11:57 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. turned Daytona into a demolition derby. Stenhouse triggered two wrecks Saturday night that collected more than half the field and knocked out former Cup series champions, Daytona 500 champs and a slew of perennial race contenders. "It's been crazy...
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Erik Jones celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 07, 2018 - 11:50 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Erik Jones has won a crash-filled NASCAR race at Daytona International Speedway, passing defending series champion Martin Truex Jr. on the final lap and then wildly celebrating the first victory of his Cup Series career. Jones was involved in one of the many wrecks...
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Kyle Busch, left, William Byron (24), Jamie McMurray and Corey LaJoie, right, slide coming out of Turn 4 after a collision during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
July 07, 2018 - 10:10 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway (all times local): 10 p.m. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. got caught in a wreck after causing two earlier at Daytona. Kyle Larson spun sideways coming out of Turn 4 because of a flat tire, and Stenhouse...
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Danica Patrick waves as she's introduced before the start of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 27, 2018 - 4:40 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danica Patrick trudged out of the infield care center with her head down, mirrored sunglasses covering the disappointment in her eyes. There was no hiding it in her voice. "It was definitely not the way that I wanted it to end," she said softly. The 36-year-old Patrick crashed...
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Jeff Gordon speaks to the media after being named to the 2019 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 23, 2018 - 7:53 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon didn't give much thought to NASCAR while racing sprint cars in Indiana as a teenager. He was too busy trying to get into open wheel racing. But when Gordon's career stalled, he headed South to try his hand at stock car racing and went on to win 93 Cup races —...
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Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 19, 2018 - 11:10 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Nothing can stop Kevin Harvick these days, not an experimental rules package or a field of racers with nothing but pride on the line, and the hottest driver in NASCAR scored a $1 million payday by winning the All-Star race. Harvick's win Saturday night came exactly 11 years to...
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