Alex Bowman took home the famed Grandfather Clock from Martinsville Speedway. Photo by Nigel Kinrade Photography

Alex Bowman triumphs at Martinsville, as Martin Truex Jr. gains Championship 4

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Denny Hamlin provided the perfect capstone to a day of banged-up stock cars, hurt feelings and crushed dreams. Alex Bowman took the checkered flag in Sunday’s Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway after sliding up into Hamlin’s race-leading Toyota on Lap 494 of 501 and knocking Hamlin’s […]

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Hamlin Advances to Championship 4 Despite Chaotic Finish

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer MARTINSVILLE, VA – Denny Hamlin advanced to the Championship 4 at Phoenix Raceway despite a late-race crash at Martinsville Speedway. Hamlin took the lead in the Xfinity 500 with 112 laps to go. The driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry battled with his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin […]

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Kyle Busch Finishes Third in Milestone 600th Cup Start at Las Vegas

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer When the checkered flag waved for the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch earned a top-five finish in his 600th career NASCAR Cup Series start. Despite minor contact with the outside wall and debris, the driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Ethel M Toyota Camry ran […]

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Larson Clinches Spot in Round of 12 with Richmond Top-10

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Despite a pre-race penalty, Kyle Larson climbed through the field and clinched a spot in the Round of 12 for the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. At the start of the Federated Auto Parts 400 Salute to First Responders, Larson dropped to the rear of the field. His No. 5 HendrickCars.com […]

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Truex Overcomes Adversity to Earn Top-Five at Darlington

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer DARLINGTON, S.C. – A loose wheel and a pit road speeding penalty couldn’t stop Martin Truex Jr. from scoring a top-five finish in the Cook Out Southern 500. In Stage 2 at Darlington Raceway, Truex pitted with a loose wheel. An untimely debris caution trapped the No. 19 Bass Pro […]

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Kurt Busch Earns First Victory of 2021 at Atlanta in Family Duel

By NASCAR Wire Service HAMPTON, GA.: Kurt Busch out-dueled his younger brother Kyle Busch in the pair’s fourth career 1-2 finish to secure his 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs position and take his 33rd career victory in Sunday’s Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart. Busch, 42, has been particularly good at the 1.5-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway. […]

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Briscoe Matches Career-Best Cup Finish with Top-10 at Road America

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Stewart-Haas Racing’s Chase Briscoe rebounded twice in the Jockey Made in America 250 at Road America to score a top-10 finish. Crew chief Johnny Klausmeier opted to bring Briscoe down pit road prior to the end of Stage 1. However, the Ford Performance driver drove through too many boxes and […]

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Alex Bowman, Last-Lap Flat Tire at Pocono Ends Kyle Larson’s Win Streak

By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service After an intense, nail-biting battle over the last 29 laps at Pocono Raceway, Alex Bowman won Saturday’s Pocono Organics CBD 325 when his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kyle Larson blew a left-front tire while leading within one corner of the finish line. Bowman’s victory ended a streak of three […]

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