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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2017, file photo, JR Hilderbrand drives on the track during an IndyCar auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill. The track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will be renamed World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. Terms of the naming rights agreement announced Wednesday, April 17, 2019, were not disclosed. (AP Photo/Scott Kane, File)
April 17, 2019 - 3:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will be renamed World Wide...
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NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, of Charlotte, N.C., finishes the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
April 15, 2019 - 4:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson didn't have many problems on the Boston Marathon course Monday, finishing in 3 hours, 9 minutes, 7 seconds. It was only after receiving his medal from 2014 winner Meb Keflezighi that Johnson ran into a road block: On his way to a postrace...
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April 14, 2019 - 8:03 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi weaved his scooter through a horde of pedestrians and deftly maneuvered around the sun-drenched fans still partying in the streets of Long Beach. Then Rossi suddenly stopped, kicked his leg away from the bike, and fiddled with a switch. His scooter nearly...
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Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, April 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 14, 2019 - 12:08 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. had about 40 laps to go and Clint Bowyer closing fast. In a race to see who could preserve their car best, Truex outlasted Bowyer and then held off a four-lap charge by Joey Logano to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night. "I was...
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Joey Logano makes a pit stop during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, April 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 13, 2019 - 10:55 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer in a long duel and then Joey Logano for four laps to win the NASCAR Cuper Series race at Richmond Raceway. Truex gave Joe Gibbs Racing its...
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April 12, 2019 - 10:05 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia native Elliott Sadler retired after last season, but made his return to NASCAR's Xfinity Series on Friday night at Richmond Raceway. The 43-year-old Sadler drove for Kaulig Racing, finishing 12th in one of just two planned starts this season. He is also scheduled to...
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Kevin Harvick speaks to the media after winning the pole for Saturday's NASCAR Cup auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 12, 2019 - 7:23 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won the pole for Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Harvick turned a fast lap at 124.298 mph Friday for the 27th pole of his career and his second this season. He's the first driver with more than one pole this season. Erik...
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Fans watch the team of Joey Logano as they work on the car in the garage at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 12, 2019 - 5:46 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Denny Hamlin would love to think he has an advantage when it comes to racing at Richmond Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing star has won three times on the 0.75-mile, D-shaped oval and has been coming to the track for much of his life, even long before the Virginia racer became a...
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April 12, 2019 - 5:31 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jarrett Andretti will fulfill his father's wish to see him race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he becomes the seventh Andretti to race at the venerable track in his Indy Lights debut next month. Andretti is a third-generation racer from one of the most famous racing...
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April 12, 2019 - 1:33 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing announced a partnership with Toco Warranty that will make the company a primary sponsor of Clint Bowyer's No. 14 Ford Mustang for four races this season. The company will debut with SHR during the April 26-28 race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. Bowyer's...
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