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September 17, 2017 - 10:29 am
NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police have identified the second person killed in a plane crash that claimed the life of NASCAR modified champion racer Ted Christopher in Connecticut. Police said Sunday that 81-year-old Charles Dundas, a resident of New York and Florida, was killed in the Saturday...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:41 pm
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Aric Almirola joked that the reporters waving digital recorders in his face were more than he had after his lone Cup victory in Daytona. Almirola only really had one question to answer: Where are you racing in 2018, Aric? "I can't talk about next year. You know I can't," he said...
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September 15, 2017 - 2:26 pm
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. said Friday he remains hopeful sponsorship could be found so he can drive the No. 43 car for Richard Petty Motorsports in 2018. The 23-year-old Wallace was expected to replace Aric Almirola in the 43 next season. Almirola had announced he was leaving for an...
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September 13, 2017 - 4:05 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Given the right situation, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. believes his girlfriend still wants to be a race car driver. Danica Patrick will have to scramble to make that happen. And if the opportunity doesn't present itself, well, she has plenty of other things to fill her time. Patrick...
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September 13, 2017 - 10:38 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart has pledged his "unwavering" support to Danica Patrick as her driving career appears to be coming to an end. Patrick will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing next season. She will likely be out of a full-time ride unless she finds considerable sponsorship. She is...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2016, file photo, Danica Patrick greets fans during driver introductions before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Danica Patrick is done at Stewart-Haas Racing and her future in NASCAR is now up in the air amid a sponsorship shake-up. Patrick posted a statement on her Facebook page Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 saying her time with Stewart-Haas “had come to an end” due to a new sponsorship arrangement for the team next season. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
September 12, 2017 - 6:31 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick, the only female driver at NASCAR's top level, is likely at the end of her driving career after a sponsorship shake-up left her without a ride at Stewart-Haas Racing. Patrick posted a statement on her Facebook page Tuesday saying her time with Stewart-Haas "had...
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The pit crew for Kyle Larson celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 10, 2017 - 12:28 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team needed a break, and it came with two laps to go. Running second to a dominant Martin Truex Jr. and itching for fresh tires and a shot at victory in overtime, Larson got it when Derrike Cope's car hit the wall, bringing out the...
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The sun sets behind Richmond International Raceway during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 09, 2017 - 11:24 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team snatched NASCAR's last victory before the start of the playoffs Saturday night at Richmond. Martin Truex Jr. had the race easily in hand until Derrike Cope slowed with under four laps remaining. Larson was second at the time, itching...
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The sun sets behind Richmond International Raceway during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 09, 2017 - 11:08 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team snatched NASCAR's last victory before the start of the playoffs Saturday night at Richmond. Martin Truex Jr. had the race easily in hand until Derrike Cope slowed with under four laps remaining. Larson was second at the time, itching...
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The sun sets behind Richmond International Raceway during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 09, 2017 - 11:07 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team snatched NASCAR's last victory before the start of the playoffs Saturday night at Richmond. Martin Truex Jr. had the race easily in hand until Derrike Cope slowed with under four laps remaining. Larson was second at the time, itching...
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