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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2012, file photo, Glen Wood, right, shows off his induction ring as his brother, Leonard Wood, left, looks on during the NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. Glen Wood, patriarch of the famed Wood Brothers Racing team and the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, has died after a long illness, in Stuart, Virginia. He was 93. "It’s with profound sadness that we mourn the passing of team founder and family patriarch Glen Wood this morning," The Wood Brothers posted on social media Friday morning, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 18, 2019 - 2:56 pm
Glen Wood, the courtly and innovative patriarch of the famed Wood Brothers Racing team who had been the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, died Friday. He was 93. Wood Brothers announced the death of its team founder on social media, saying he died in Stuart, Virginia, after a long...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Dana White, president of the UFC, speaks at a news conference after the UFC 229 mixed martial arts event in Las Vegas. ESPN will raise the curtain on the octagon Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, and air the first card of a $1.5 billion, five-year deal that will plaster UFC all over the sports network's various platforms. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
January 18, 2019 - 12:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Years before UFC was worth billions, Dana White used to plead his case with ESPN for air time. This was no negotiation for a big-money rights package — the UFC president simply wanted highlights on "SportsCenter." "I was out there all the time," White said of his trips to ESPN's...
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Will Power, left, winner of the 2018 Indianapolis 500, holds his "Baby Borg" driver's trophy as he stands with Roger Penske, who holds his team owner's trophy, in Detroit, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. At right is the Borg-Warner Trophy. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
January 17, 2019 - 12:05 am
DETROIT (AP) — Last year, Will Power finally broke through and won the Indianapolis 500, so he can cross that accomplishment off the list. Now 37, Power is reaching an age when it's fair to wonder how much longer he'll keep at it. "I'm really enjoying my racing. I've never been so motivated. I'm...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, J.D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Racing, speaks during a news conference before the NASCAR Nationwide auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49. The team announced J.D. Gibbs' death on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, saying he passed from complications following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
January 12, 2019 - 4:53 pm
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — J.D. Gibbs, eldest son of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, was remembered as the visionary behind the stellar career of several NASCAR stars following his death from complications a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. He was 49. Joe Gibbs Racing...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018, file photo, Brett Moffitt stands with his trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Trruck Series auto racing season championship, at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. A flurry of driver changes has been completed with Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt moving to GMS Racing this season. The hiring came a day after GMS Racing abruptly released Johnny Sauter, the 2016 series champion who won 13 races in three seasons with the team. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)
January 10, 2019 - 11:49 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR Truck Series champion Brett Moffitt joined GMS Racing on Thursday in a move that cost another star driver his ride. The driver carousel began spinning right after Moffitt won the 2018 title in November with Hattori Racing Enterprises. That team had sponsorship...
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File-This Mat 24, 2018, file photo shows Daniel Suarez looking down pit road before qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Aeries auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. Suarez will hit a reset on his career, getting a second chance to prove he can win at NASCAR's top level. Pushed out of a ride with Joe Gibbs Racing, one of the top teams in the sport, Suarez found a soft landing at Stewart-Haas Racing. The SHR four-driver lineup combined for 12 victories last season and claimed half the spots in the round of eight in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 07, 2019 - 10:25 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Suarez will hit a reset on his career, getting a second chance to prove he can win at NASCAR's top level. Pushed out of a ride with Joe Gibbs Racing, one of the top teams in the sport, Suarez found a soft landing at Stewart-Haas Racing. The SHR four-driver lineup...
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January 04, 2019 - 2:39 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chip Ganassi Racing has shuttered its Xfinity Series team because of a sponsorship issue that arose after the FBI raided DC Solar's headquarters and the home of the company owner. The Ganassi team won six races last season with three different drivers and had committed to a...
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January 04, 2019 - 10:56 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. landed Bass Pro Shops as sponsor for 24 races this season with Joe Gibbs Racing. Bass Pro first partnered with Truex in 2001 and was on his car when he won the 2017 Cup Series championship with Furniture Row Racing. That team folded at the end of November...
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December 19, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bristol Motor Speedway has a deal with the group that runs racing at Nashville's historic short track trying to bring NASCAR races back to Music City. Terms of the agreement announced Wednesday were not announced and still must be approved by the Metro Nashville Board of...
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December 18, 2018 - 3:17 pm
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — It's back to the 1990s for Darlington Raceway's latest throwback weekend. Track officials announced Tuesday the track "Too Tough To Tame" will honor the NASCAR period from 1990-94 when the Southern 500 is run on Sept. 1. Darlington has honored historic periods in NASCAR for...
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