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FILE - In this Friday, July 21, 2006, file photo, Robert Yates speaks to the media at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, has died, his son Doug Yates said on Twitter Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. He was 74. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 03, 2017 - 8:22 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Robert Yates has died after a battle with liver cancer. He was 74. Doug Yates announced his father's death Monday night on Twitter . "He was a leader and inspired everyone around him to do their best and to take it to a new level," Doug Yates said...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, former team owner Robert Yates, left, is congratulated by Winston Kelley, right, executive director of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, after being named as a member of the class of 2018 during an announcement at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, has died, his son Doug Yates said on Twitter Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. He was 74. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
October 03, 2017 - 7:42 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, has died, his son said. He was 74. Doug Yates, who runs the company he co-founded with his father, Roush Yates Engines, wrote on Twitter late Monday night: "My Dad and Hero, Robert Yates, has passed and is with the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, Haitian-American musician Wyclef Jean talks to the press upon arrival to vote during elections in the Petion-Ville suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Jean, a three-time Grammy winner, gave the command for drivers to start their engines at a NASCAR race at Dover International Speedway in Delaware, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)
October 02, 2017 - 1:02 am
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Wyclef Jean had a song named in his honor and worked with producers on his new album who were just kids when he released his debut solo album, "The Carnival." At 47, tributes from today's hip-hop stars and a surge of young producers had Jean deciding to call it a day on "The...
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Kyle Busch celebrates atop his car after he won the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 01, 2017 - 7:23 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Chase Elliott rubbed his head and leaned against his car, crestfallen as he replayed the final laps in his mind. Jimmie Johnson, his champion teammate, walked over to offer some encouragement and let Elliott vent. "I anticipated them being cuss words," Johnson said, "and they...
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Ryan Blaney competes during the NASCAR Xfinity series auto race Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
September 30, 2017 - 5:53 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — With a checkered flag missing and no highlight reel burnout to be found, Ryan Blaney may at least want to keep the race trophy as a keepsake to prove he won at Dover. Blaney crashed the Xfinity Series playoffs and the Cup regular dominated Saturday at Dover International Speedway...
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September 30, 2017 - 4:54 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Ryan Blaney crashed the Xfinity Series playoffs and the Cup regular dominated Saturday to win the race at Dover International Speedway. NASCAR imposed limits this season on how many times the elite Cup drivers can race in NASCAR's second-tier series. Blaney made the Cup playoffs...
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Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 25, 2017 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making. During a week in which a crucial Senate health care vote, his tax plan, the North Korean nuclear threat and Puerto Rico's post-hurricane...
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Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 25, 2017 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making. During a week in which a crucial Senate health care vote, his tax plan, the North Korean nuclear threat and Puerto Rico's post-hurricane...
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Racing legend Richard Petty watches practice prior to car qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa))
September 25, 2017 - 4:24 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump lauded NASCAR on Monday because no drivers, crew or team members protested during the national anthem before a weekend race at New Hampshire Motorspeedway. "So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans. They won't put up with disrespecting our Country or...
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Racing legend Richard Petty watches practice prior to car qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa))
September 25, 2017 - 1:10 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he he was proud of NASCAR because no drivers, crew or other team members protested during the national anthem prior to a weekend race at New Hampshire Motorspeedway. "So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans. They won't put up with...
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