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10:43 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Josh Berry moved teammate Justin Allgaier out of the way with 42 laps remaining Saturday night to win the Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was the opener of the seven-race Xfinity Series playoffs and Allgaier, who started the race ranked third, could have
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12:22 AM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Rookie Christian Eckes held off teammate Ben Rhodes and crossed the finish line under a caution flag for his first career win in the NASCAR Trucks Series at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Friday night. In addition to Eckes and Rhodes, their Thorsport Racing teammates Matt Crafton and
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8:41 PM ET Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Toyota will use its Tundra TRD Pro in NASCAR’s Trucks Series next season as part of an overhaul to the vehicles used in the third-tier series. The Tundra TRD Pro was unveiled before Friday night’s race at Las Vegas Speedway. It will make its competition debut in
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11:42 PM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Larson denied Kevin Harvick his first win of the season with a masterful pass at Bristol Motor Speedway that was overshadowed Saturday night by a post-race skirmish between Harvick and reigning Cup champion Chase Elliott. Tempers were so hot that Harvick, his losing streak now at
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11:36 PM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — AJ Allmendinger slid sideways across the Bristol Motor Speedway finish line to edge rival Austin Cindric for both the Friday night win and the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular-season championship. The race was Cindric’s to win and the reigning Xfinity champion was four laps away from a second
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12:48 AM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Chandler Smith bumped past Sheldon Creed on a late restart Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway and held on for his first NASCAR Trucks Series victory and a spot in the second round of the playoffs. The 19-year-old Georgia driver challenged Creed on the inside off a
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1:06 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Homestead-Miami Speedway will return to the playoff portion of the season in 2022, while St. Louis was awarded a Cup Series race and NASCAR will race on Easter Sunday for the first time in more than three decades in schedule changes released Wednesday. Homestead hosted the season
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7:12 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR will open the 2022 season inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in one of the biggest shake-ups to its schedule in years. The annual exhibition the Clash, held at Daytona International Speedway since 1979, will shift to Los Angeles next year. The invitation-only race was always
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11:44 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va, — Martin Truex Jr. assumed the lead when Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch was penalized for speeding with about 50 laps to go and won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night. The victory was the third for Truex in the last five
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6:15 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Noah Gragson held onto the lead after a restart with seven laps to go and held off Justin Haley on Saturday to win his second consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Gragson, driving in the race with JR Motorsports owner Dale Earnhardt Jr., ended a 49-race winless streak
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5:51 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Busch was fined $50,000 by NASCAR on Tuesday for recklessly entering the garage following a crash in the opening race of the playoffs. Busch was fined for a safety violation, actions detrimental to stock car racing and violating NASCAR member conduct guidelines during Saturday night’s Cup
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11:17 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson after their cars hit nose to tail racing to the finish line Sunday night in the Southern 500 to open the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Hamlin won for the first time this season after entering the week seeded seventh in the
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4:59 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Sheldon Creed led the final 80 laps to take his second straight NASCAR Truck Series win in the playoffs and second in a row at Darlington Raceway on Sunday. Creed, the defending series champ, opened the 10-driver playoffs with a victory outside of St. Louis on Aug.
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8:10 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Noah Gragson held off Harrison Burton in a two-lap overtime shootout at Darlington Raceway on Saturday for his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the season. Gragson began his week by extending his deal to drive the series for JR Motorsports in 2022 and capped it with
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Sep 2, 2021 The oldest adage in auto racing is also the sport’s greatest truth. Nothing solves a problem — more problems than you might think — like horsepower. As the 2021 NASCAR playoffs begin Sunday at Darlington Raceway, no one has more horsepower than Kyle Larson. One year ago, no one had bigger problems.
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11:40 PM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ryan Blaney won for the second consecutive week when the race Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway ended under caution in overtime with a typical fiery finish. Tyler Reddick took the 16th and final spot in the playoffs with a seventh-place finish. Reddick needed only to
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7:55 PM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Wendell Scott’s grandson stood on his tippy-toes, leaned over and kissed the trophy that was nearly 60 years in the making. NASCAR presented Scott’s family with a custom trophy commemorating his historic 1963 victory prior to Saturday’s Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway. Scott was
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