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FILE - At left, in a March 10, 2019, file photo, Joey Logano drives during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at ISM Raceway, in Avondale, Ariz. At right, in an Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, Kyle Busch heads into Turn 1 during a practice run for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, N.Y. One race to go to set NASCAR's championship field and the final four is shaping up to be a repeat of last year. Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick are already in, while Kyle Busch and Joey Logano are above the cutline headed into Sunday's race at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix. (AP Photo/File)
November 09, 2019 - 3:09 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Busch won the pole and all eight title contenders qualified in the top 10 for the final race to decide the championship field. Busch earned the top starting spot for Sunday's race at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix. He turned a lap in Saturday qualifying at 140.116 mph in...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, Bubba Wallace prepares by his car for qualifying for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. On Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, Wallace was fined $50,000 by NASCAR for causing a caution the week before at Texas that affected the race for at least one playoff driver. (AP Photo/Larry Papke, File)
November 09, 2019 - 2:26 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bubba Wallace said he wasn't worried about repercussions for intentionally causing a caution because NASCAR doesn't do anything about the practice. NASCAR accepted the dare from Wallace. He was fined $50,000 and docked 50 points on Saturday, a day after admitting to an NBC...
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November 08, 2019 - 10:37 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stewart Friesen held off Brandon Jones in the last two laps at ISM Raceway on Friday night to earn a spot in the four-man fight for the season title next week in the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series playoffs finale. Friesen, Brett Moffitt, Ross Chastain and Matt Crafton...
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FILE - At left, in an Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, Kevin Harvick races out of Turn 1 during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. At right, in an Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, Martin Truex Jr. (19) heads into Turn 1 during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. One race to go to set NASCAR's championship field and the final four is shaping up to be a repeat of last year. Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick are already in, while Kyle Busch and Joey Logano are above the cutline headed into Sunday's race at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix. (AP Photo/File)
November 08, 2019 - 6:52 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Denny Hamlin thought he was the favorite to win NASCAR's championship but now finds himself in danger of not even making it to the title round. Chase Elliott is fairly certain he's backed himself into such a hole that his only chance at a championship is by winning Sunday in...
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Penske Corporation Chairman Rodger Penske, left, and Hulman & Co. Chairman Tony Hulman George speak after a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series were sold to Penske Entertainment Corp. in a stunning move Monday that relinquishes control of the iconic speedway from the Hulman family after 74 years. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
November 06, 2019 - 11:36 am
Roger Penske spent part of Tuesday walking Indianapolis Motor Speedway, using a cool, sunny day to look over the historic venue that will soon be his. There is work to be done at the speedway, lots of work before it can be the entertainment mecca he envisions. But more than that, there is a legacy...
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Penske Corporation Chairman Rodger Penske, left, responds to a question as Hulman & Co. Chairman Tony Hulman George looks on during a news conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series were sold to Penske Entertainment Corp. in a stunning move Monday that relinquishes control of the iconic speedway from the Hulman family after 74 years. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
November 04, 2019 - 10:04 pm
Roger Penske was a car-loving, 14-year-old who regularly listened to the Indianapolis 500 on the radio when his father landed tickets to the 1951 race. They made the trek from Cleveland, and Penske fell in love when he saw the cars zipping around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now he owns the iconic...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2019, file photo, drivers Denny Hamlin, left, and Kyle Busch talk in pit lane before qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. Hamlin has all the momentum headed into the third round of NASCAR's playoffs, which start Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. But hot on his bumper are his Joe Gibbs Racing teammates, regular season champion Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr., who leads the series with six wins this season.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 04, 2019 - 7:55 am
PLANO, Texas (AP) — NASCAR superstar Kyle Busch will enter the prestigious Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car race in conjunction with Lexus and Toyota. Busch will drive the Lexus RC GT3 for AIM Vasser Sullivan, Toyota announced Monday at its annual "Motorsports Day" at its North American headquarters...
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Kevin Harvick (4) celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race with a burnout at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
November 03, 2019 - 9:10 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Harvick and the Stewart-Haas Racing team had already been preparing for NASCAR's finale. With another win at Texas, they now know they will be racing for a Cup title in two weeks. Harvick won the fall race at Texas for the third year in a row Sunday, again securing...
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Kevin Harvick (4) leads the field for the start of a NASCAR auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
November 03, 2019 - 7:12 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Kevin Harvick has won the fall Cup race at Texas for the third year in a row, again taking one of the championship-contending spots at NASCAR's season finale in two weeks. Harvick won...
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Rookie NASCAR Cup driver Matt Tifft says he is focused on trying to determine what caused a seizure at Martinsville Speedway last week before a NASCAR auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
November 03, 2019 - 2:30 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Matt Tifft is focused on trying to determine what caused his seizure at a racetrack that ended his rookie NASCAR Cup season. "I want to be back in the race car, but I don't care about anything else right now other than finding out what caused this," Tifft said. "Because...
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