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3:17 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Alex Bowman and Cody Ware will miss this weekend’s NASCAR race because of injuries suffered driving the new Next Gen car. Bowman will miss a second consecutive race with a concussion. Ware said he’s skipping Sunday’s race on The Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway because his broken
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5:56 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — As the stars of NASCAR raged over safety concerns with the new car, rumors swirled the drivers would organize some sort of protest at one of the most dangerous tracks on the circuit. Perhaps they’d outright boycott Talladega Superspeedway. Or maybe they’d send their message to NASCAR
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2:10 PM ET ESPN News Services TALLADEGA, Ala. — NASCAR driver Jordan Anderson was airlifted out of Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday with second-degree burns from a crash in the Truck Series race. Anderson’s truck was spinning across the track when flames began shooting from underneath the Chevrolet. The truck continued to spin and slide toward
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7:08 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — AJ Allmendinger finally won his first race on a superspeedway with a last-lap pass that allowed him to beat Sam Mayer to the Talladega Superspeedway finish line by less than three feet. Allmendinger’s fourth Xfinity Series win of the season locked him into the next round of
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12:32 PM ET Associated Press NASCAR’s most popular driver says the sport has taken an unacceptable step backward in safety with its new Next Gen car, a rare public offering of opinion Saturday by Chase Elliott. NASCAR’s top drivers essentially have turned into an angry mob as they head into Sunday’s playoff race at Talladega
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5:19 PM ET Associated Press Alex Bowman will miss Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway with a concussion that the Hendrick Motorsports driver apparently suffered last week at Texas. HMS said Bowman was evaluated Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina, and ruled out of this weekend’s playoff race. Noah Gragson will drive the No.
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10:58 AM ET Associated Press Conor Daly ended the 2021 IndyCar season without a job and unsure where his racing career was headed. Just about a year later, he’s brought a new sponsor to motorsports that not only shored up Daly’s future but now has him prepared to make his NASCAR Cup Series debut. Daly
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6:07 PM ET ESPN News Services CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR on Tuesday docked William Byron 25 points and fined him $50,000 for deliberately spinning championship rival Denny Hamlin in a retaliatory move missed by scoring officials. Hendrick Motorsports said it will appeal the penalty, which dropped Byron to eight points below the cutline heading into
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10:35 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Tyler Reddick opened the round of 12 in NASCAR’s playoffs with a victory at Texas on Sunday, winning a week after being one of the first four Cup drivers knocked out of title contention. After none of the contenders won the first three races of the
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3:57 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Brad Keselowski has his first pole as an owner-driver at NASCAR’s highest level, a week after RFK Racing’s other car went to Victory Lane. While never in playoff contention after joining a rebranded team with longtime owner Jack Roush this season, 2012 Cup champion Keselowski had
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12:22 PM ET ESPN News Services McLaren Racing is in serious conversation about running a fourth Indianapolis 500 entry for NASCAR star Kyle Busch. Busch, who last week left Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing after 15 years to sign with Richard Childress Racing, has permission to compete in the Indy 500 with a Chevrolet team.
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11:21 PM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Chris Buescher closed out a bizarre first round of NASCAR’s playoffs in which none of the title contenders won a race by becoming the 19th winner this season with his victory Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. The second win of Buescher’s career marked the first time
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10:22 PM ET Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Noah Gragson held off Brandon Jones over the closing laps Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to win his third consecutive Xfinity Series race. Gragson won his series-high sixth race of the season driving a Chevrolet for JR Motorsports. He was aided when teammate Justin Allgaier was
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