Kyle Larson comes full circle in winning NASCAR Cup Championship Race

By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz. – At the end of an almost mythical season came the quintessential story of redemption. Taking advantage of an opportune caution and a blazingly fast pit stop by his No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet crew, Larson held off Martin Truex Jr. during a 24-lap green-flag run to […]

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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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Buescher Scores First His Top-Five of 2021 at the Roval

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer CONCORD, N.C. – A strong late-race drive by Chris Buescher made the Roush Fenway Racing driver the best of the Ford Performance contingent at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval. A strategy call at the end of Stage 2 saw Buescher pit before the Stage end. The No. 17 Fastenal Ford […]

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Elliott Escapes Playoff Elimination at the Roval

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer CONCORD, N.C. – Forced to overcome a case of payback, defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott escaped elimination from the NASCAR Playoffs. Early in the final Stage of the Bank of America ROVAL 400, contact between Elliott and Kevin Harvick sent the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro […]

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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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Kyle Larson wins wild NASCAR Cup elimination race at Bristol

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kyle Larson celebrated victory in Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops Night Race with a burnout on the frontstretch at Bristol Motor Speedway, as tempers flared between Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott on pit road. With an assist from Elliott, who took Harvick’s line at the .533-mile concrete […]

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Ryan Blaney puts Ford back in Victory Lane at Michigan

By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service Ryan Blaney took the lead on a restart with eight laps remaining and skillfully held off a frantic field to earn the victory Sunday in the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway in the penultimate race of the NASCAR Cup Series regular season. Those eight laps out front […]

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