7:05 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kurt Busch was slowly driving his Jordan Brand-styled ride toward victory lane at Kansas Speedway on Sunday when car owner Denny Hamlin stopped him in his tracks, ducked his head through the window and said: “We did it.” Did they ever. Busch survived a weary day
10:27 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Zane Smith drove away from pole-sitter John Hunter Nemechek and Ty Majeski on a restart with nine laps to go at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night for his third NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season. The 22-year-old Smith, who moved from GMS Racing to Front
7:37 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Christopher Bell qualified on the pole for Sunday’s race at Kansas Speedway, topping the time set by Tyler Reddick earlier in the session and grabbing his third pole of the NASCAR Cup Series season for Joe Gibbs Racing. Bell turned a lap of 179.575 mph Saturday
7:41 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Joey Logano bumped leader William Byron from behind on the next to last lap to win the Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday. Logano, the pole-sitter, tracked Byron for about 25 laps until catching him and hitting him hard in the rear bumper turn three. Byron
5:19 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Former NASCAR Cup Series champions Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick will start at the rear of the field Sunday at Darlington Raceway. Denny Hamlin will be back there, too. Elliott and Harvick had trouble Saturday in practice. Hamlin had problems in qualifying later in the day. All
4:45 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — Justin Allgaier put JR Motorsports in Victory Lane for the third consecutive week in the Xfinity Series by winning at Darlington Raceway on Saturday. Allgaier ended a 34-race winless streak when he passed AJ Allmendinger to start a two-lap sprint following a caution and cruised the final
11:53 PM ET Associated Press DARLINGTON, S.C. — John Hunter Nemechek was excited — and relieved — with his first victory of the season. Nemechek took the lead with 24 laps to go, then held off Carson Hocevar in overtime to win the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event at Darlington Raceway on Friday night. “There’s
11:16 AM ET ESPN News Services CONCORD, N.C. — William Byron has signed a three-year contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports that will keep him in the No. 24 Chevrolet through the 2025 NASCAR season. The 24-year-old Byron has two Cup Series wins already this season and four in his career. He made the playoffs for
5:47 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Matt Kenseth was doing yardwork when wife Katie came outside with her phone in hand, letting him know he’d just been selected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. A short while later Kenseth “celebrated” the night by cooking dinner for his daughters. “I never really thought about
3:58 PM ET Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Chase Elliott snapped a 26-race winless streak when the 2020 NASCAR champion pulled away down the stretch to win the Cup Series race on Monday at Dover Motor Speedway. Elliott, who led the final 53 laps, won his 14th career Cup race and gave Hendrick Motorsports another
5:50 PM ET Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Martin Truex Jr. has the blueprint for how to win at Dover Motor Speedway on Mondays. Step 1, rain on Sundays. Truex can win for the third time at the Monster Mile on the unconventional race day after rain stopped the action only 78 laps into the
5:12 PM ET Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Josh Berry led a dominant outing for JR Motorsports and won his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race of the season Saturday at Dover Motor Speedway. Berry had tears in his eyes and hoisted his daughter in the air after he took the checkered flag in the No.
3:04 PM ET Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Denny Hamlin said someone sent him a crass anti-Asian meme that poked fun at Kyle Larson‘s driving and out it went without a care — from his mobile phone to Twitter. “I thought it was hilarious,” Hamlin said. “Also, it’s insensitive. I understand.” He didn’t laugh long.
6:07 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR on Tuesday ordered Denny Hamlin to begin sensitivity training this week after he posted an anti-Asian meme from the television comedy “Family Guy” to criticize Kyle Larson‘s driving on the last lap at Talladega Superspeedway over the weekend. Hamlin deleted the tweet Monday night and apologized.
7:52 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Ross Chastain surveyed his situation on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway and decided his best strategy was to stay right where he was and not make a move for the win. It got him to victory lane. Chastain stole the win Sunday when leader Erik Jones
12:37 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — The only active multiple champion at NASCAR’s top level has no idea where he’ll be driving next year. Kyle Busch has been sponsored by M&M’s since he joined Joe Gibbs Racing in 2008, but the company informed the team ahead of the season that it was leaving
7:28 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Noah Gragson held off Jeffrey Earnhardt in triple overtime to win the Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday for his second victory of the season. Gragson restarted fourth on the outside of the second row but inherited the lead when JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier
2:03 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Christopher Bell won the pole at Talladega Superspeedway by turning the fastest lap as the final driver to qualify Saturday. Bell bumped his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin Truex Jr. from the top spot with a lap at 180.928 mph in his Toyota. Truex qualified second at