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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, watches with his wife, Emma, the final attempt to knock him off the pole during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 22, 2017 - 6:48 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After winning the Indianapolis 500 pole, collecting a $100,000 check and doing the usual interview circuit, Scott Dixon tried to relax. Instead, he got the scare of his life. As he ordered dinner for his teammates at one of the few fast-food restaurants still open near...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2016, file photo, Martin Truex Jr (78) and Joey Logano (22) lead the field out of Turn 4 for the start of the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 15, 2017 - 2:45 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The longest race on the NASCAR schedule will now be one of the most valuable. NASCAR on Monday said the Coca-Cola 600 will be split into four stages when it is run at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend. At 600 miles, the race is the longest by 100 miles over...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks at a news conference at Talladega Superspeedway, Friday, May 5, 2017, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 06, 2017 - 6:33 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s farewell tour has officially started. All eyes are on NASCAR's favorite son as he races Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, a place where he's adored by the fans and expected to win every time he gets in his Chevrolet. The crowd roared Saturday in...
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Drivers three wide come through the Tri-Oval during the NASCAR Xfinity auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 06, 2017 - 4:14 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Aric Almirola has earned the third Xfinity Series victory of his career by holding off a hard-charging pack in the closing laps at Talladega Superspeedway. A caution for debris set up a restart with 11 laps remaining, and they were frantic at the front of the field. Justin...
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Joey Logano celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Victory Lane at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 05, 2017 - 12:41 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Joey Logano defended Team Penske as the "most professional" team in auto racing Friday, one day after he was virtually stripped of his win at Richmond. "I think we push as hard as we can because we're looking for hundredths of a second, every race team is," he said. "We're...
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Driver Brad Keselowski watches as crew members work on his car during a testing session for upcoming Xfinity and Truck series races at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 02, 2017 - 12:56 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brad Keselowski's crew chief will miss the race at Talladega Superspeedway this weekend as Team Penske fights penalties over a March 19 infraction. Paul Wolfe was initially suspended three races and fined $65,000 because the No. 2 team failed the laser inspection station...
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Joey Logano celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Victory Lane at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 30, 2017 - 6:51 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Joey Logano smiled as if he'd stolen something and got away with it, and that wasn't far from the truth. Logano passed distracted and dominant Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski on one restart and then pulled away on another with about 20 laps to go to win the Monster...
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CEO and Chairman of NASCAR, Brian France, speaks to the media during a news conference prior to the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 30, 2017 - 3:13 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France says the challenge of connecting with a new, younger generation of fans is something that all sports are trying to figure out, and one that NASCAR will take some time to figure out. Speaking at Richmond International Raceway before Sunday's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. The White House is refusing to provide lawmakers with information and documents related to President Donald Trump's first national security adviser's security clearance and payments from organizations tied to the Russian and Turkish governments. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 25, 2017 - 9:19 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. WHAT CONGRESSIONAL RUSSIA PROBE REVEALS House oversight committee leaders say President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law over...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. The White House is refusing to provide lawmakers with information and documents related to President Donald Trump's first national security adviser's security clearance and payments from organizations tied to the Russian and Turkish governments. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 25, 2017 - 9:16 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. WHAT CONGRESSIONAL RUSSIA PROBE REVEALS House oversight committee leaders say President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law over...
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