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Associated Press Jul 17, 2024, 03:19 PM ET Open Extended Reactions INDIANAPOLIS — Rick Hendrick won’t have to wait until this weekend’s Brickyard 400 to see who will lead the Cup cars to the green flag Sunday. Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials announced Wednesday that the longtime NASCAR owner will drive the pace car for the
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Associated Press Jul 16, 2024, 05:32 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR Cup Series driver Daniel Suarez will compete next month in the sanctioning body’s Brasil Series Special Edition tournament that runs parallel to its main competition in Brazil. The Cup series will take a two-week break during the Paris Summer Olympics.
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Associated Press Jul 10, 2024, 01:38 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Noah Gragson became the third of four Stewart-Haas Racing drivers to secure a seat for 2025 when Front Row Motorsports said Wednesday it had signed him to a multiyear deal. SHR is shuttering three of its four Cup teams next year
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ESPN News Services Jul 10, 2024, 09:36 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Bubba Wallace was fined $50,000 by NASCAR on Wednesday for his actions after Sunday’s street course race in Chicago. Wallace was fined for driving Alex Bowman into the wall during the cooldown lap Sunday. It was apparently in retaliation for Bowman spinning out
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Field Level Media Jul 8, 2024, 04:58 PM ET Open Extended Reactions AM Racing has parted ways with NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Hailie Deegan, the team and Deegan announced via social media Monday. Deegan is in 28th place in the Xfinity Series standings midway through her rookie season. “There are always several reasons within a
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Associated Press Jul 6, 2024, 12:55 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Part of the experience of a NASCAR race is hearing the engine roar, the rumble of each car’s approach and the zip of it whizzing past at more than 150 mph. NASCAR unveiled its first electric racecar Saturday in Chicago but it doesn’t thunder
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Associated Press Jul 6, 2024, 06:35 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CHICAGO — Shane van Gisbergen raced to his third Xfinity Series victory of the season Saturday, making a successful return to the NASCAR street course in downtown Chicago. Van Gisbergen started on the pole before dropping back after a pit stop. He then made
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Associated Press Jul 6, 2024, 03:55 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CHICAGO — Kyle Larson has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series street race in downtown Chicago, beating Ty Gibbs by one-hundredth of a second. Larson posted a fast lap of 87.836 seconds in the second round of qualifying on the 12-turn, 2.2-mile
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Associated Press Jul 3, 2024, 04:58 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports has dropped longtime sponsor Hooters, saying the restaurant chain known for chicken wings and skimpy wait-staff outfits could not meet its financial commitment to the NASCAR team. Hooters had sponsored the No. 9 car driven by NASCAR Cup Series
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Associated Press Jul 3, 2024, 12:08 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CONCORD, N.C. — NASCAR Cup Series rookie Josh Berry has signed to drive the Wood Brothers’ No. 21 car next season after the shuttering of his current Stewart-Haas Racing team. The announcement came Wednesday. The team said Berry signed a multi-year contact. He takes
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Associated Press Jul 2, 2024, 07:09 PM ET Open Extended Reactions DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Carson Hocevar was fined $50,000 and docked 25 driver points for spinning out Harrison Burton under caution during Sunday’s Ally 400 at Nashville Speedway. NASCAR announced the penalty on Tuesday against Hocevar, who drives the Spire Motorsports No. 77. Hocevar
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