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Kurt Busch crosses the finish line ahead of Kyle Busch (18) to win the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky., Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 15, 2019 - 3:47 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch has been called many things during his tumultuous 20 seasons at NASCAR's top level. He is ornery, easily unhinged and has lost control of his temper enough times that it nearly derailed his career. But the most important descriptor for Busch is one often overlooked...
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Kurt Busch makes a pit stop during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky., Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 13, 2019 - 10:53 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday night's NASCAR race at Kentucky Speedway (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Kurt Busch earned his first win of the season by outracing his younger brother in overtime in a door-to-door to the Kentucky Speedway finish line. The victory comes a week after Busch...
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Daniel Suarez, left, laughs with crew members in his garage during a NASCAR auto race practice at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
July 13, 2019 - 2:26 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Daniel Suarez and Aric Almirola have passed pre-race inspection and will give Stewart-Haas Racing the front row at the start of Saturday night's event at Kentucky Speedway. The two Ford drivers posted the fastest laps in qualifying but NASCAR held a pre-race inspection to...
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Cole Custer raises his hands in victory following the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky., Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 12, 2019 - 10:55 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Cole Custer was never really challenged down the stretch. He just acted like Christopher Bell was in his rear-view mirror, an approach that motivated him to keep a safe distance. Custer grabbed an Xfinity Series-high fifth victory of the season Friday night with a win over Bell...
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Austin Cindric (22) leads the field across the line at the start of the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky., Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 12, 2019 - 10:11 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Cole Custer grabbed an Xfinity Series- high fifth victory of the season Friday night with a win over Christopher Bell at Kentucky Speedway. Custer, Bell and reigning series champion Tyler Reddick have dominated the series all year and finished 1-2-3 at Kentucky. Bell, who has...
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July 12, 2019 - 9:06 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Daniel Suarez led a front row sweep for Stewart-Haas Racing in provisional qualifying at Kentucky Speedway. The field will not be finalized until cars pass inspection prior to Saturday night's race. Suarez turned a lap at 184.590 mph in his SHR Ford to nab the top starting spot...
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July 12, 2019 - 8:20 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — NASCAR drivers know there is little data from Kentucky Speedway's unique 1.5-mile layout that can be applied to the remainder of the intermediate tracks on the Cup schedule. But there are four stops at 1.5-mile tracks looming in the upcoming playoffs and Saturday night at...
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Justin Haley, center, waits on pit road in the rain with crew members after the NASCAR Cup Series auto race was stopped because of weather at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, July 7, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Haley was declared the winner a short time later. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
July 08, 2019 - 2:27 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When Furniture Row Racing decided to fold, team owner Barney Visser enlisted an industry agency to help him sell off his assets. Visser wanted Spire Sports and Entertainment to sell the charters he owned that guaranteed entry into the top racing series in the United...
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Storm clouds move over the Daytona International Speedway stopping the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at lap 127 of 160 laps Sunday, July 7, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 07, 2019 - 5:31 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Daytona (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Justin Haley has won the rain-shortened Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, his first at NASCAR's top level. Haley took the lead under caution — Kurt Busch surrendered the top spot when...
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Tony Pacetti walks around the infield with a United States flag before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan Ebenhack)
July 06, 2019 - 8:20 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday night's NASCAR race at Daytona International Speedway (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway has been postponed because of inclement weather. The 400-mile race is now scheduled to be take place...
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