NASCAR

6:46 PM ET Associated Press MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kevin Harvick’s nearly perfect season came to a spinning and sudden halt on Sunday, when he was bounced from the playoffs in a stunning upset at Martinsville Speedway. Chase Elliott won the high-stakes race to earn his first berth in the championship four. The result knocked Harvick,
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6:40 PM ET Associated Press MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Harrison Burton played the spoiler for a second consecutive week by winning Saturday at Martinsville Speedway to disrupt the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs. Burton, eliminated from the playoffs in the round of 12, became the youngest winner in Martinsville history at 20 years, 22 days. It broke
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10:35 PM ET Associated Press MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Grant Enfinger raced his way into the NASCAR Truck Series championship round with a victory Friday night at Martinsville Speedway. Enfinger entered the race in a must-win situation after an engine issue last week at Texas dropped him to sixth in the standings. He overcame 11 cautions
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6:05 PM ET Associated Press The pit crew for NASCAR driver William Byron has been benched because of multiple positive tests for COVID-19. The regular Hendrick Motorsports crew for the No. 24 did not participate in Wednesday night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway and will also miss Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway. The crew for
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12:01 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson will be back in NASCAR next season driving the flagship No. 5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Larson signed a multi-year contract Wednesday with Hendrick that ended his seven-month banishment from NASCAR for using a racial slur while playing an online racing game last spring. He’d
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8:44 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Busch won for the first time this season to extend a 16-year streak, while his penalized teammate missed a chance to secure a spot in the championship in the NASCAR playoff race at Texas that finished Wednesday, three days after it started. Busch, the reigning
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8:17 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — NASCAR will make a fourth attempt to complete its playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway on Wednesday after persistent mist and cold temperatures continued the long delay. The race began Sunday and drivers completed 52 of the scheduled 334 laps before mist and drizzle halted the
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6:51 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — The NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway was pushed back yet another day without drivers completing any more laps Monday. Eight hours after the race was scheduled to resume on a misty day with temperatures in the low 40s Fahrenheit (single digits Celsius),
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11:48 AM ET Associated Press Hendrick Motorsports plucked crew chief Rudy Fugle away from Kyle Busch Motorsports on Monday to lead William Byron next season in the Cup Series. Fugle has worked at KBM since 2013 and led the Truck Series program to two driver championships and five owner titles. His trucks have won 28
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