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Nemechek tops Busch in wreck-marred Richmond Truck race Richmond
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Nemechek tops Busch in wreck-marred Richmond Truck race

For the second time this season, John Hunter Nemechek beat his boss, Kyle Busch, and both times its translated into victory.

Austin Dillon once dreaded Richmond but now "it's my favorite"

An upcoming NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) Raceway typically didn’t stir good emotions for Austin Dillon, but that was then, and this is now.

NASCAR just tried dirt racing, so what about ice?
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NASCAR just tried dirt racing, so what about ice?

The NASCAR Cup Series has already seen its first dirt race this season in more than 50 years, could a race on ice and snow be next?

SHR struggles amplify Chase Briscoe's rough rookie season

Chase Briscoe had no illusions that a move to the NASCAR Cup Series would be easy, but nothing like this.

Jennifer Jo Cobb to make Cup Series debut at Talladega

NASCAR veteran Jennifer Jo Cobb will make her Cup Series debut later this month at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.

Gibbs talks satisfying, but nerve-racking Martinsville 1-2

Joe Gibbs loves when all of his NASCAR teams are running well but when two are racing for the win, then it can become a little dicey.

Chase Elliott is just fine with 'uneventful' Martinsville race Martinsville
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Chase Elliott is just fine with 'uneventful' Martinsville race

Chase Elliott never led a lap at Martinsville and really never had a shot for the win, but a “smooth day” was just what he and his No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports team needed.

Truex bests Hamlin to win rain-delayed Martinsville Cup race Martinsville
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Truex bests Hamlin to win rain-delayed Martinsville Cup race

It took nearly two days but night racing at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway helped make Martin Truex Jr. the first two-time winner in the NASCAR Cup Series this season.

Persistent rain postpones Martinsville Cup race until Sunday Martinsville
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Persistent rain postpones Martinsville Cup race until Sunday

Mother Nature has once again thrown a NASCAR race weekend into chaos as racing at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway has been postponed for a second consecutive day.

Remainder of Martinsville Xfinity race postponed until Sunday Martinsville
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Remainder of Martinsville Xfinity race postponed until Sunday

NASCAR tried desperately to complete Friday night’s Xfinity Series race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, but the weather would just not cooperate.

Keselowski "feels strong and optimistic" a win will come soon

In what has been a quirky start to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Brad Keselowski hopes to rely on past success to break into the win column in the coming weeks.

ARCA driver Taylor Gray hospitalized, Truck debut on hold

ARCA Menards Series driver Taylor Gray has been hospitalized following his involvement in single-car accident Wednesday night.

Darlington Next Gen test shows "the car respects the track"
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Darlington Next Gen test shows "the car respects the track"

NASCAR’s most recent test of its Next Gen car came on perhaps one of the toughest tracks it will visit next season – Darlington (S.C.) Raceway.

Howie DiSavino III to make NASCAR Truck debut at Richmond

Howie DiSavino III will make his NASCAR national series debut at Richmond, becoming the newest driver to take the helm of Jordan Anderson Racing’s No. 3 Chevrolet.

Dirt racing will return to the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022 Bristol
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Dirt racing will return to the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022

Monday’s first dirt race in the NASCAR Cup Series in more the 50 years wasn’t over yet when news arrived there would be another.

Logano holds off Stenhouse in OT for Bristol Dirt Track win Bristol
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Logano holds off Stenhouse in OT for Bristol Dirt Track win

The NASCAR Cup Series’ first dirt race in more than 50 years didn’t reward a driver with a dirt background, but it did produce a new winner on the season.

Truex surprises with dominant win in Bristol Truck dirt race Bristol
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Truex surprises with dominant win in Bristol Truck dirt race

Despite no background in dirt racing, Martin Truex Jr. dominated Saturday’s Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt at Bristol, earning his first series victory.

Bristol dirt NASCAR Cup, Truck races postponed until Monday Bristol
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Bristol dirt NASCAR Cup, Truck races postponed until Monday

Heavy overnight rain and persistent showers on Sunday have postponed NASCAR’s Truck and Cup Series races on dirt until Monday.

Bristol dirt heat races canceled, Truck race postponed
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Bristol dirt heat races canceled, Truck race postponed

Due to persistent rain in the area Saturday around Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, NASCAR canceled its planned heat races and postponed its Truck race.

NASCAR makes competition changes for Sunday's Cup dirt race

NASCAR has adjusted the stage lengths and tire allotment for Sunday’s first Cup Series race on dirt in more than 50 years.

Ryan Blaney tops Friday's final practice at Bristol Dirt Track

Ryan Blaney topped Alex Bowman in the Friday’s final NASCAR Cup Series practice at the Bristol Dirt Track but it was track conditions Blaney was most concerned about.

Alex Bowman leads first Cup practice on Bristol dirt Bristol
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Alex Bowman leads first Cup practice on Bristol dirt

Alex Bowman led the way in Friday’s first NASCAR Cup Series practice session held on dirt in more than 50 years.

Christopher Bell: Virtual Bristol dirt track 'not realistic' Bristol
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Christopher Bell: Virtual Bristol dirt track 'not realistic'

The kickoff of the 2021 eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series offered a sneak peak at what Cup Series drivers could face this weekend at the Bristol Dirt Track, or did it?

Kyle Busch looking "to be the best when it matters most"

Kyle Busch still hasn’t led a lap this season or been in serious contention for a win but he liked what he saw in last weekend’s race at Atlanta.

Bias ply tires return to Cup Series for Bristol Dirt Race

The NASCAR Cup Series’ first dirt race in more than 50 years also features a return to the use of bias ply tires.

Daniel Suarez: Strong Atlanta performance one "to build on"

The statistics will show a 17th-place finish for Daniel Suarez at Atlanta on Sunday but he and his Trackhouse Racing team showed so much more.

Alex Bowman: "It felt good to be able to pass cars"

There was no win, but Alex Bowman had an incident-free race Sunday at Atlanta and that was good enough for a season’s-best finish of third.

Ryan Blaney passes Larson late, captures Atlanta Cup win Atlanta
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Ryan Blaney passes Larson late, captures Atlanta Cup win

Kyle Larson was ‘stupid fast’ but he still needed his tires to last and when they didn’t, it opened the door for Ryan Blaney to steal the Atlanta win.

Justin Allgaier holds off Truex for Atlanta Xfinity win Atlanta
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Justin Allgaier holds off Truex for Atlanta Xfinity win

Justin Allgaier’s fended off the fastest car in the race just long enough to claim his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the 2021 season.

Kyle Busch dominant in NASCAR Truck win at Atlanta Atlanta
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Kyle Busch dominant in NASCAR Truck win at Atlanta

Kyle Busch left little doubt with his first NASCAR victory of the 2021 season.

Kevin Harvick's first Cup win, 20 years later
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Kevin Harvick's first Cup win, 20 years later

Dale Earnhardt died 20 years this past February, altering NASCAR forever, but it was less than a month later that another chapter in his legend came to life.

Chase Elliott: HMS showing "fundamental upgrades" this season

Even though a Hendrick Motorsports driver won the NASCAR Cup Series title in 2020, it’s clear the organization has taken another big step forward this season.

Bubba Wallace: Gen-7 car "sounds really mean" on track

Due to inclement weather, Bubba Wallace got an abbreviated first look Wednesday at NASCAR’s Gen-7 car which will debut in the Cup Series next season.

Stewart Friesen adds Cup race to his Bristol Dirt Track weekend

Perhaps appropriately, Stewart Friesen will make his NASCAR Cup Series debut on dirt.

Truex joins KBM for Truck race at Bristol Dirt Track

Add Martin Truex Jr. to the list of NASCAR Cup Series drivers to compete in the Truck race at the Bristol Dirt Track.

Joey Logano: "I didn't see that one coming" from Truex Phoenix
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Joey Logano: "I didn't see that one coming" from Truex

Joey Logano thought he did everything right to keep control of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix and hold on for another victory.

Truex snaps winless streak, bests Logano at Phoenix Phoenix
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Truex snaps winless streak, bests Logano at Phoenix

Martin Truex Jr. overcame a rough start to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway, snapping a 28-race winless streak.

Austin Cindric takes Phoenix Xfinity win after wild restart Phoenix
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Austin Cindric takes Phoenix Xfinity win after wild restart

It was a familiar finish for Austin Cindric as he held on to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Phoenix Raceway following a wild late-race restart.

Ty Gibbs kicks off double-duty Phoenix weekend with ARCA win

Ty Gibbs kicked off his double-duty weekend at Phoenix Raceway with a victory in Friday night’s ARCA Menards Series race.

Bill Lester returns to Truck Series at Atlanta after 14 years

Former NASCAR and sports car driver Bill Lester is returning to competition for the first time in more than a dozen years.

Daniel Suarez says new team has "a lot of potential"

It’s been a slow start to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season for Daniel Suarez and his Trackhouse Racing Team, but he’s confident better results lie ahead.

Husband and wife to compete in Truck race at Bristol Dirt Track

Stewart Friesen will have a very familiar teammate for the inaugural NASCAR Truck Series race at the Bristol Dirt Track – his wife.

Harvick, Preece add 'challenge' of Xfinity and Truck races

NASCAR Cup drivers Kevin Harvick and Ryan Preece have added a handful of Xfinity and Truck races to their respective 2021 schedules.

Las Vegas win a reminder of Kyle Larson's NASCAR promise Las Vegas
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Las Vegas win a reminder of Kyle Larson's NASCAR promise

One race win will not stop people from bringing up Kyle Larson’s past NASCAR suspension, but it does point the conversation in another more racing-related direction.

Kyle Busch's first top-five of year part of "building process"

It’s been a rough start to the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season for Kyle Busch but Sunday’s race at Las Vegas may have helped turned the corner.

Hendrick: Larson's win "one of the most special I've watched" Las Vegas
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Hendrick: Larson's win "one of the most special I've watched"

Kyle Larson’s first NASCAR Cup Series win of the 2021 season was doubly special for his team owner, Rick Hendrick.

Kyle Larson and Hendrick Motorsports win big in Las Vegas Las Vegas
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Kyle Larson and Hendrick Motorsports win big in Las Vegas

Kyle Larson’s ride to redemption in NASCAR has ended up in Victory Lane.

Santino Ferrucci's goal in NASCAR? "Take in every moment"

IndyCar Series driver Santino Ferrucci’s transition to NASCAR this season was never going to be easy but he’s loving every minute of it.

A.J. Allmendinger holds off Hemric for Las Vegas Xfinity win Las Vegas
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A.J. Allmendinger holds off Hemric for Las Vegas Xfinity win

A.J. Allmendinger grabbed the lead on a restart with 12 of 200 laps remaining and cruised to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory of the season.

John Hunter Nemechek tops boss Kyle Busch for Vegas Truck win Las Vegas
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John Hunter Nemechek tops boss Kyle Busch for Vegas Truck win

In the first opportunity he’s had this season, John Hunter Nemechek not only beat his boss, Kyle Busch, but claimed his first NASCAR Truck Series win of the year.

Is Kevin Harvick primed to hit a jackpot at Las Vegas? Las Vegas
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Is Kevin Harvick primed to hit a jackpot at Las Vegas?

Kevin Harvick is still looking for his first win of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, but he’ll be in prime position Sunday at Las Vegas to do so.

Kyle Larson "as fresh as ever" despite missing most of 2020

Despite missing most of last season due to a suspension, Kyle Larson said he’s been “excited” with his return to NASCAR competition and a little surprised it’s gone as well as it has.

Heat races will set the starting lineup at Bristol Dirt Track Bristol
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Heat races will set the starting lineup at Bristol Dirt Track

The NASCAR Cup and Truck series races at the reconfigured dirt track at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway will feature heat races to determine their respective starting lineups.

First NASCAR test at COTA prompts prediction of "epic starts"
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First NASCAR test at COTA prompts prediction of "epic starts"

Three former NASCAR Cup Series champions got their first on-track laps Tuesday at the Circuit of the Americas and gave the road course glowing reviews.

Several NASCAR drivers to get early look at Bristol Dirt Track
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Several NASCAR drivers to get early look at Bristol Dirt Track

Several Cup Series drivers plan to compete in the upcoming Bristol Dirt Nationals to get a preview of the track’s inaugural NASCAR dirt races.

William Byron, Rudy Fugle reunite for 'taste' of victory Homestead
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William Byron, Rudy Fugle reunite for 'taste' of victory

Just three races into the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, William Byron already has a precious reminder of his previous experience working with crew chief Rudy Fugle – victory.

McDowell on Homestead: "We kind of shocked ourselves"

Three races into the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Michael McDowell has shown something just as impressive as his Daytona 500 victory – staying power.

Chris Buescher: Homestead "a step in the right direction" Homestead
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Chris Buescher: Homestead "a step in the right direction"

The night time was definitely not the right time for Chris Buescher and his No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing team at Homestead.

William Byron comes from the back to win at Homestead Homestead
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William Byron comes from the back to win at Homestead

William Byron made it three surprise winners in a row to open the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, taking a dominant victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway.