Tag: NASCAR

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kevin Harvick was a sure bet to make the NASCAR finale and likely close out one of the most dominant seasons of the decade. Instead, he’s been eliminated and the hyped…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — If Kyle Larson had been a true free agent available to the highest bidder, Rick Hendrick doubts he would have entered the game. Hendrick had passed on Jeff Gordon’s advice years…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson can return to NASCAR competition next season following a long suspension for using a racial slur while playing a video game. He was suspended in April after he used…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Clint Bowyer will retire at the end of the NASCAR season and join the Fox Sports booth as an analyst. Bowyer, in his 15th full season, heads into Sunday’s race at…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There were two early warning signs that NASCAR was heading into its most unpredictable “silly season” in decades. Former series champion Brad Keselowski accepted a one-year extension with Team Penske and…

Chad Knaus described the feeling of his team winning its first NASCAR race of the season as “more relief than maybe the elation of victory.” “I really wanted to get to Victory Lane with this…

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott collected the checkered flag and soaked in the sounds of fans in the grandstands. The spectators at Bristol Motor Speedway surged to the fence, chanted “USA! USA!” and celebrated…

In NASCAR, there is no question who “won” the pandemic hiatus: It was William Byron. When the Cup Series ceased running in March as part of the effort to contain the coronavirus, the racers moved…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — NASCAR is coming to Kansas City in two weeks, and you can catch the action live … on TV. After holding out hope of accommodating spectators at Kansas Speedway’s July 23-25…

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a weekend spent stoking division, President Donald Trump on Monday blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport’s only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax”…