BRISTOL, Tenn. — Somewhere under the thick red haze floating over Bristol Motor Speedway, Joey Logano took the checkered flag for NASCAR’s first Cup Series race at a dirt track in 50 years.
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — What should have been a tuneup for the Daytona 500 might have cost Hendrick Motorsports the front row for NASCAR’s version of the Super Bowl.
FORT WORTH, Texas — NASCAR’s Cup Series playoff race in Texas was postponed Sunday night after 52 laps on a misty day that slowly deteriorated to a drizzle, and it never actually rained before the event was called off.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Joey Logano spent the final 40-plus laps at Kansas Speedway keeping an eye on Kevin Harvick in his rearview mirror. Now, he can look ahead to the NASCAR Cup Series finale at Phoenix.
CONCORD — Kyle Busch, leading a race he had to win, not once believed he was driving toward a season-saving victory. He said he doesn’t even think he can get to Victory Lane this year.
TALLADEGA, Ala. — Denny Hamlin was one of the last drivers standing at the end of the messiest and longest race in Talladega Superspeedway history.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Feeding off one of the largest crowds at a sporting event during the coronavirus pandemic, Kevin Harvick steamrollered his way into the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs in a championship that is clearly his to lose.
RICHMOND, Va. — Brad Keselowski entered NASCAR’s playoffs certain he has as good a chance at the Cup championship as favorites Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — William Byron snaked his way through a smoky crash late Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway and narrowly avoided another melee a few laps later.
DOVER, Del. -- Kevin Harvick views his NASCAR championship chase as him against the field. His budding rivalry with Denny Hamlin, however, has turned into a can-you-top-this showdown that promises to last until the finale.
Kyle Larson, in his first interview since he was fired April 15 by Chip Ganassi Racing after using the N-word in a virtual race, repeatedly cited his ignorance in using the slur and said he has taken steps to educate himself.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to snap a 58-race winless streak and grab an overdue short track victory.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick capped off his father-son weekend by dominating a race and putting 6-year-old son Keelan in the passenger seat to hold the flapping, checkered flag out of the window.