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3:37 PM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kevin Harvick will know if 2023 will be his last as a fulltime NASCAR driver before the season-opening Daytona 500 in February. “I don’t really have a clear answer on that right now,” the 2014 Cup champ said Thursday about his future. “I think as we get
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9:42 AM ET Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Goodyear will remain the exclusive tire for NASCAR’s top three national series under a new multiyear deal announced Thursday. Specifics of the extension weren’t included, but the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will continue as title sponsor of the annual Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway as part
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4:55 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its races in Ohio was unlawful. At issue before the court was whether the state tax commissioner properly subjected those broadcasts to Ohio’s commercial activities tax during an audit from 2005 to
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7:12 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart won the battle with partner Gene Haas over next year’s NASCAR lineup by giving reserve driver Ryan Preece a shot with a top-tier Cup organization. Preece spent 2022 doing simulator work for Stewart-Haas Racing to help the organization adapt to NASCAR’s new car. Haas said
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2:57 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ty Gibbs was promoted to NASCAR’s top series Tuesday in an expected announcement that was void of any celebration as Joe Gibbs Racing continues to mourn the loss of Ty Gibbs’ father. Coy Gibbs died in his sleep hours after his 20-year-old son won the Xfinity Series
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6:53 PM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — Penske Perfect. From the first NASCAR race with the new Next Gen car, the Daytona 500, the IndyCar championship and now the NASCAR Cup title, it has been about as close to a perfect season as possible for Roger Penske. Joey Logano won his second NASCAR championship
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12:48 AM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — It took overtime in his third attempt for Zane Smith to finally win a NASCAR championship. Smith held off reigning Truck Series champion Ben Rhodes and Chandler Smith in a two-lap overtime sprint Friday night to win at Phoenix Raceway and at last win the series title.
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12:51 PM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — Jimmie Johnson‘s NASCAR retirement and IndyCar experiment lasted all of two seasons. The seven-time NASCAR champion is returning in 2023 to the series that made him a global motorsports star as the part-owner of Petty GMS. He’ll also enter about five Cup races. Johnson announced that his
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6:50 PM ET Associated Press Christopher Bell won his way into NASCAR’s championship race, while Ross Chastain used a move more suited for a video game to also advance in Sunday’s thrilling regular-season finale at Martinsville Speedway. Bell had to win to advance to the final four next week at Phoenix Raceway, and he pulled
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8:10 PM ET Associated Press MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Ty Gibbs wrecked teammate Brandon Jones out of the lead in the third overtime of Saturday’s Xfinity Series in a controversial victory that had the Martinsville Speedway crowd booing Gibbs. When the 20-year-old grandson of team owner Joe Gibbs went to victory lane, fans chanted “thank you,
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3:38 PM ET Associated Press MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kyle Larson will start on the pole in Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway. Larson turned a fast lap at 96.078 miles per hour, edging Chase Elliott for the top spot. Elliott’s lap came at 96.019 mph, putting the last two NASCAR Cup Series champions on the front
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2:07 PM ET Associated Press Bubba Wallace returned to NASCAR competition on Saturday and said last week’s one-race suspension was difficult, but he recognizes that the penalty was warranted. Going forward, though, Wallace wants NASCAR to be consistent in officiating. Wallace was suspended one week under NASCAR’s behavioral policy for intentionally wrecking Kyle Larson, walking
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