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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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Race cars leave pit road as they drive toward the recently named Earnhardt Towers during qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity auto race at Darlington Raceway, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
September 06, 2017 - 5:37 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR suspended a slew of crew chiefs Wednesday for violations that included Denny Hamlin's winning cars in his weekend sweep at Darlington, as well as loose lug nuts on Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s car. Hamlin won both the Cup and Xfinity races in South Carolina, but NASCAR...
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Denny Hamlin celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Darlington Raceway, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
September 04, 2017 - 3:51 am
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has run for championships before without success. He's worked hard this season to make sure his latest try for a title the way he and his team want. Hamlin won for the second time this season and established himself a strong contender for his first NASCAR crown...
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Denny Hamlin celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Darlington Raceway, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
September 03, 2017 - 11:40 pm
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin had strong motivation to chase down Martin Truex Jr. after badly missing pit road at Darlington Raceway — embarrassment. Hamlin turned a strong lead into a 20-second deficit when he missed the entrance — "Kind of a rookie move," he said — yet rallied over the...
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Denny Hamlin celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Darlington Raceway, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
September 03, 2017 - 10:58 pm
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin overcame a bad miss of the pit road entrance to chase down Martin Truex Jr. and 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. But Hamlin slowly...
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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 - 10:31 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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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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