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Driver Matt Kenseth signs autographs for fans after practice for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series auto race, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 20, 2017 - 4:43 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — It could have gotten very uncomfortable as Erik Jones and Matt Kenseth sat side-by-side shortly after an intriguing race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Both drivers wanted to win for very different reasons, both came up short , then circumstances put them together in a post-race...
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Erik Jones (77) leads Kyle Larson (42) and the rest of the field across the start line during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 19, 2017 - 10:42 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — It's Bristol Motor Speedway and Kyle Busch practically owns the place. Busch swept the weekend for the second time in his career by winning the Monster Energy Cup Series race Saturday night. He also won in the Truck Series on Wednesday night and the Xfintiy Series on Friday...
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Kyle Busch gets a kiss from his wife, Samantha, after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 18, 2017 - 10:17 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch continued his domination at Bristol Motor Speedway with a victory Friday night in the Xfinity Series race. The win was the 19th national series victory at Bristol for Busch, who also won the Truck Series race Wednesday night. And just like that win, Busch had to...
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Justin Allgaier (7) and Kyle Busch (18) vie for the lead during the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 18, 2017 - 9:53 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch continued his domination at Bristol Motor Speedway with a victory Friday night in the Xfinity Series race. The win was the 19th national series victory at Bristol for Busch, who also won the Truck Series race Wednesday night. And just like that win, Busch had to...
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August 18, 2017 - 1:13 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth still doesn't have a job lined up for next season and the two-time Daytona 500 winner doesn't really want to discuss his situation. Kenseth is in the final year of his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing and the team has said Erik Jones will drive the No. 20 Toyota...
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Matt Kenseth (20); Erik Jones (77); Kyle Larson (42) and Martin Truex Jr. (78) head into turn one on the last restart of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Larson won the race. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 13, 2017 - 8:50 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson's ambitious weekend ended in triumph. Larson slipped between cars on an overtime restart and won Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. The victory capped a busy stretch for Larson after team owner Chip Ganassi allowed him to go to...
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Kyle Larson (42), Ryan Blaney (21) and Paul Menard (27) race during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 13, 2017 - 7:07 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson slipped between cars on an overtime restart, capping his wild weekend with a victory in Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. Larson was in the spotlight after team owner Chip Ganassi allowed him to go to Iowa to compete in the...
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Mike Helton, NASCAR vice chairman, from right, speaks as driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Mark Reuss, Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, General Motors Company; and driver Jimmie Johnson listen to the introduction of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 as a new race car for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series during a news conference in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. The new Camaro will make its on-track debut during the 2018 Daytona 500. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 10, 2017 - 7:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday he's proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested NASCAR's growth has been hindered because Earnhardt hasn't won enough. "I put a lot into this sport, and I know that I might not have met everyone's expectations, but I certainly exceeded...
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August 09, 2017 - 2:11 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A racing fan who grew up in North Carolina, William Byron remembers peering into windows at Hendrick Motorsports. He saw cars built for Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's biggest stars during Byron's 19 years. Soon, he will be on the opposite side of...
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August 07, 2017 - 10:32 am
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports and driver Kasey Kahne have agreed to part ways after six years. The team said in a statement Monday that Kahne has been released from the final year of his contract, allowing him to begin pursing a Monster Energy Cup ride for 2018. Team owner Rick Hendrick...
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