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Denny Hamlin drives in Turn 1 during a NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Darlington Raceway, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
September 03, 2017 - 10:19 pm
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin overcame a bad miss of the pit road entrance to chase down Martin Truex Jr. with three laps left to win the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday night. Hamlin checked up after sliding by the entrance with 54 laps left and fell behind Truex by 20 seconds...
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September 02, 2017 - 3:49 pm
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Kevin Harvick accomplished his first goal at Darlington Raceway — winning the pole. The next one is to win the Southern 500. Harvick held off defending Darlington champion Martin Truex Jr. on Saturday to capture the qualifying. And on Sunday that gives him the lead pit area...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. watches on pit road before qualifying for a NASCAR Cup auto race at Darlington Raceway, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
September 02, 2017 - 3:23 pm
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is preparing for the end of his NASCAR career and understands it likely won't finish the way he hoped when he returned from injury this season. Earnhardt, the most popular driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, is 22nd in points and far outside...
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September 02, 2017 - 2:09 pm
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The auto racing community is lending a hand to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. AJ Foyt Racing and the IndyCar series are leading the relief effort. T-shirts with a logo featuring the hashtag #Race4Houston emblazoned on the state of Texas went on sale Saturday at Watkins...
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September 01, 2017 - 6:00 pm
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — NASCAR's vibrant, colorful — and sometimes combative — past was on full display Friday during throwback weekend at Darlington Raceway. The sport celebrates and honors its history at its oldest superspeedway, leading up to the Southern 500 on Sunday night. Race cars sported...
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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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