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Erik Jones navigates the Carousel during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Sonoma Raceway on Friday, June 21, 2019, in Sonoma, Calif. (Christopher Chung/The Press Democrat via AP)
June 22, 2019 - 6:53 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Cup Series drivers had a rare break from their grinding schedule last week, and they're returning to competition at a NASCAR stop that sometimes feels like a vacation. Most drivers have spent the week enjoying wine tasting sessions and extravagant meals at the wineries and...
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June 22, 2019 - 4:28 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Larson won the NASCAR Cup Series pole at Sonoma Raceway for the third consecutive year on Saturday, navigating the course's new layout with ease. Larson reached an average lap speed of 95.712 mph in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet to earn his first pole of the season on...
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Daniel Hemric (8) and William Byron (24) drive into "The Carousel" at Sonoma Raceway during a NASCAR Cup Series practice Friday, June 21, 2019 in Sonoma, Calif. The track has put the tricky carousel turn back into its layout for the first time since 1997. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)
June 21, 2019 - 7:01 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — This twisty road course in Northern California wine country already provided one of the NASCAR Cup Series' biggest challenges and best rides of the year. And now the drivers are also going for a ride on "The Carousel" this weekend. That's the name for a section of Sonoma...
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Ross Chastain walks to his truck before the start of the NASCAR Truck Series auto race, Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 19, 2019 - 4:32 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — NASCAR denied Ross Chastain's appeal Wednesday after his race-winning truck was disqualified following a postrace inspection at Iowa Speedway over the weekend. National Motorsports Appeals Panelist Bryan Moss heard Chastain's appeal and chose to uphold the original penalties...
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Ross Chastain competes during a NASCAR Truck Series auto race, Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 18, 2019 - 5:50 pm
NASCAR has suspended Johnny Sauter for one race for intentionally ramming into Austin Hill during the Truck Series race in Iowa. The sport's sanctioning body announced on Tuesday that Sauter will be kept out of this weekend's race outside St. Louis. His postseason eligibility will not be affected...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, NASCAR driver Ross Chastain (10) walks through the garage area during a practice session for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Chastain opened the season with 36 consecutive starts across the Cup, XFinity and trucks series, a streak that’s believed to be a record in stock car racing. Chastain has logged a staggering 7,501 laps since February, a streak that only came to an end when he sat out last week’s Cup event in Michigan.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
June 14, 2019 - 5:36 pm
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ross Chastain seems like the busiest driver in NASCAR. Chastain opened the season with 36 consecutive starts across the Cup, Xfinity and Truck series and has logged a staggering 7,501 laps since February, a streak that only came to an end when he sat out last week's Cup event in...
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Joey Logano stands with the trophy after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Monday, June 10, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 11, 2019 - 4:25 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — NASCAR's top series has been a two-team show. Joey Logano's victory at Michigan on Monday gave Team Penske its fifth Cup win of the season. That's two fewer than Penske had all of last year, when Logano won the series title. In another year, Penske might be the clear choice...
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Joey Logano (22) leads Paul Menard (21) and Denny Hamlin (11) at a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Monday, June 10, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 10, 2019 - 8:34 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 8:05 p.m. Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime. Logano was trying to hold on to a dwindling lead...
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Clint Bowyer stands on pit row waiting out the rain delay during the NASCAR cup series auto race at Michigan International Speedway, Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 10, 2019 - 3:36 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — NASCAR's Cup Series will try again to hold its race at Michigan International Speedway after rain forced a postponement over the weekend. Sunday's race was pushed back to Monday at 5 p.m. EDT. The weather was overcast at the track about 90 minutes before the new scheduled...
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June 09, 2019 - 4:41 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT): 4:35 p.m. NASCAR's Cup race at Michigan has been postponed because of rain. NASCAR will now attempt to hold the race Monday at 5 p.m. at Michigan International Speedway. The race...
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