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12:01 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ross Chastain, who led for just four laps, got an assist from Grant Enfinger on the final lap to win the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 in double overtime on Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway for his fourth career NASCAR Trucks Series victory. Chastain, Christian Eckes
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6:17 PM ET Associated Press Seven-time NASCAR champion and Indy 500 rookie Jimmie Johnson hasn’t ruled out returning to the Cup Series, and he might even have an idea of his next race. Johnson said Thursday he’s open to driving the “Memorial Day Double” — competing in the Indy 500 and then the Coca-Cola 600
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2:10 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Roger Penske signed a five-year contract extension with Shell-Pennzoil on Thurdsay that covers Team Penske, IndyCar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and most of Penske’s portfolio. Team Penske and Shell-Pennzoil have won 96 races together, including Joey Logano‘s recent NASCAR victory at Darlington Raceway. The new deal has multiple layers
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11:38 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Ryan Blaney needed two extra laps after thinking he had already won the NASCAR All-Star race and $1 million, staying in front through a green-white-checkered finish after a caution came out just yards before he got to the line the first time. Blaney’s crew was already
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11:55 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — The NASCAR All-Stars during qualifying Saturday night were the pit crew members for Kyle Busch, who earned the pole for the annual $1 million non-points exhibition race. Busch won the final round of an unusual elimination bracket involving the pit crews doing a four-tire pit stop
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5:16 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Cup regular Tyler Reddick led the final 31 laps of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Texas after a two-car pass Saturday, giving second-year team Big Machine Racing its first victory and ending a three-race streak in which three different JR Motorsports drivers took the checkered flag.
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12:13 AM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Stewart Friesen muscled his way past Christian Eckes in overtime Friday night to win at Texas Motor Speedway for his first NASCAR trucks victory of the season. The 38-year-old Friesen won for the third time in his career and the first time since November 2019. Coming
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7:05 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kurt Busch was slowly driving his Jordan Brand-styled ride toward victory lane at Kansas Speedway on Sunday when car owner Denny Hamlin stopped him in his tracks, ducked his head through the window and said: “We did it.” Did they ever. Busch survived a weary day
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7:37 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Christopher Bell qualified on the pole for Sunday’s race at Kansas Speedway, topping the time set by Tyler Reddick earlier in the session and grabbing his third pole of the NASCAR Cup Series season for Joe Gibbs Racing. Bell turned a lap of 179.575 mph Saturday
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7:41 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Joey Logano bumped leader William Byron from behind on the next to last lap to win the Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday. Logano, the pole-sitter, tracked Byron for about 25 laps until catching him and hitting him hard in the rear bumper turn three. Byron
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5:19 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Former NASCAR Cup Series champions Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick will start at the rear of the field Sunday at Darlington Raceway. Denny Hamlin will be back there, too. Elliott and Harvick had trouble Saturday in practice. Hamlin had problems in qualifying later in the day. All
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4:45 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Justin Allgaier put JR Motorsports in Victory Lane for the third consecutive week in the Xfinity Series by winning at Darlington Raceway on Saturday. Allgaier ended a 34-race winless streak when he passed AJ Allmendinger to start a two-lap sprint following a caution and cruised the final
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11:53 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — John Hunter Nemechek was excited — and relieved — with his first victory of the season. Nemechek took the lead with 24 laps to go, then held off Carson Hocevar in overtime to win the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event at Darlington Raceway on Friday night. “There’s
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11:16 AM ET ESPN News Services CONCORD, N.C. — William Byron has signed a three-year contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports that will keep him in the No. 24 Chevrolet through the 2025 NASCAR season. The 24-year-old Byron has two Cup Series wins already this season and four in his career. He made the playoffs for
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