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The team of Kevin Harvick pushes their race car down pit road after a NASCAR Cup series auto race was postponed due to inclement weather at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del., Sunday, May 5, 2019. The race was rescheduled for Monday (AP Photo/Jason Minto)
May 06, 2019 - 12:07 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway is underway after a rainout forced the first Monday race of the season. Chase Elliott, last week's winner at Talladega, won the pole and led the field to green in Dover's first Monday race since 2007. Elliott topped the speed...
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People walk in the pits area as rain falls before a NASCAR Cup series auto race at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del., Sunday, May 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jason Minto)
May 05, 2019 - 2:00 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway has been delayed by rain. Chase Elliott, last week's winner at Talladega, won the pole and was scheduled to lead the field to green at 2:01 p.m. Sunday. Dover hasn't held a Monday race since 2007. Elliott topped the speed chart...
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Kevin Harvick No. 4, left, and Kyle Busch No. 18 talk before the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Jason Minto)
May 04, 2019 - 2:10 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Morgan Shepherd pushed his No. 89 Chevrolet for a few feet through the garage with all the might a 77-year-old NASCAR driver could muster before yielding to his crew. Pushing 80, Shepherd just might race long enough for his age to match his car number. "Oh, yeah. That won't be...
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Austin Dillon (3) leads the pack to start a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 01, 2019 - 5:15 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR abandoned its years-long bid to add excitement to qualifying and announced Wednesday it will return to single-car laps after the current format became a laughingstock. All three national series will make the change at all oval tracks, starting this weekend at Dover...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks during a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C. Earnhardt Jr. will work his first Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4, 2019, as part of his expanding role with NBC Sports. The retired NASCAR superstar is also slated to cover his first Indianapolis 500 later this month. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
May 01, 2019 - 8:52 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will work his first Kentucky Derby on Saturday as part of his expanding role with NBC Sports. The retired NASCAR superstar is also slated to cover his first Indianapolis 500 later this month. Earnhardt will work alongside reporter Rutledge Wood at Churchill...
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President Donald Trump, right, speaks as he welcomes Joey Logano, left, the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series Champion, to the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 30, 2019 - 5:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR champion Joey Logano — and his race car — to the White House. Trump celebrated the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Tuesday on the South Lawn, along with team owner Roger Penske. With Logano's car parked nearby, Trump praised the driver and...
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Austin Dillon (3) leads the pack to start a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
April 30, 2019 - 12:45 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Austin Wayne Self has been reinstated by NASCAR following a violation of the substance abuse policy. The Truck Series driver completed a mandatory recovery program before he was approved Tuesday to race again. Self can compete as early as Friday at Dover International...
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Kyle Larson (42) flips as he makes contact with Jeffrey Earnhardt (81) on the back stretch during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Greg McWilliams)
April 29, 2019 - 4:24 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Anything and everything could have gone wrong at Talladega Superspeedway, where the cars were too fast, engine makers feared their motors couldn't go 500 miles without overheating and drivers insisted they had no idea whatsoever how they planned to race. It could have been a...
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Chase Elliott (9) leads Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Alex Bowman (88) through the trip oval to win Stage 2 during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
April 28, 2019 - 5:48 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup series race at Talladega Superspeedway (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Chase Elliott has won the Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, giving Chevrolet its first victory of the season. Elliott took the lead shortly after a restart with four laps...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17) awaits the final qualifying round for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
April 28, 2019 - 12:48 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — The four Joe Gibbs Racing cars and both Roush Fenway rides will start at the rear at Talladega Superspeedway. NASCAR announced less than two hours before Sunday's Cup series race that they were among eight penalized for unapproved adjustments. That includes points leader Kyle...
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