NASCAR

December 05, 2018 - 2:56 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brett Moffitt needs a job for next season to defend his NASCAR Truck Series championship. Hattori Racing Enterprises informed Moffitt it will hire a driver who can bring funding to the team next season. Team owner Shige Hattori had sponsorship woes that threatened to shut his...
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December 04, 2018 - 12:20 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch and sponsor Monster Energy will move to Chip Ganassi Racing next season for Busch's 20th season in NASCAR. The partnership announced Tuesday is a one-year contract for Busch to drive the No. 1 Chevrolet with primary sponsorship from Monster. It is believed the one...
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November 29, 2018 - 9:32 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chase Elliott has been voted NASCAR's most popular driver, ending a 15-year run for superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. Earnhardt presented Elliott the award during NASCAR's annual season-ending awards ceremony Thursday at the Wynn Las Vegas. Earnhardt won the award for 15 consecutive...
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November 29, 2018 - 9:01 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A volunteer with the Maryland-based Believe In Tomorrow Children's Foundation has been awarded the eighth annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award during NASCAR's season-ending awards ceremony. Carl Dakes will receive a $100,000 donation for the foundation that provides hospital...
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November 26, 2018 - 4:18 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former NASCAR driver has been sentenced to 10 years and 10 months in prison for trying to have sex with an underage girl. Court records show that 60-year-old Rick Crawford was sentenced Monday in Orlando federal court. He was convicted in August of attempted enticement of a...
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Mclaren driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, right, is flanked by Nascar World champion Jimmie Johnson before driving a McLaren 570S car at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso drive Pirelli hot laps together around the Abu Dhabi F1 track on Saturday afternoon. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
November 24, 2018 - 12:35 pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso drove for fun together around the Abu Dhabi F1 track on a blazing hot Saturday afternoon. Alonso took the wheel of the McLaren 570S car, with Johnson for once in the...
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Joey Logano waves his steering wheel as confetti flies after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Championship auto race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
November 19, 2018 - 6:43 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano's team headed to South Beach long before NASCAR's newest champion wrapped up his obligations at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He was emotional, exhausted and still trying to comprehend how he'd chased down The Big Three to snatch his first career NASCAR title. "I don'...
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Joey Logano holds his son Hudson after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Championship auto race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
November 19, 2018 - 2:14 am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano was the underdog in NASCAR's title race, the driver few thought capable of keeping pace with the Big Three and stealing the title from one of the favorites. Logano proved everyone wrong with an upset victory in a season in which he only became a true contender...
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Joey Logano holds the trophy after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Championship auto race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
November 18, 2018 - 9:42 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Ford slammed the door on NASCAR's longest championship drought when Joey Logano drove a Fusion to victory in its final race. Logano won Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to give the American automaker its eighth drivers' title, but first since Kurt Busch in 2004. Ford also...
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Joey Logano waves his steering wheel as confetti flies after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Championship auto race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
November 18, 2018 - 9:22 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano raced into NASCAR anointed as its next star. He was 18, dubbed "Sliced Bread" because of all the hype, and in way over his head. It made Logano an easy target on and off the track and threatened his career. Logano was out of a job five years after he arrived but...
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