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Chase Elliott on his NASCAR playoff status: "We'll be alright" Texas II
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Beset by troublesome tire issues, Chase Elliott managed a solid finish at Texas but saw his position in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs take a hit.

William Byron was already out of NASCAR Cup Series playoff contention but he believes his team’s performance Sunday at Texas spoke volumes for the future

All eight drivers remaining in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs were running on the lead lap and without any major issues for most of Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway, but that would not last.

Larson locks himself into Championship 4 with Texas Cup win Texas II
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Kyle Larson – one of the clear favorites to win the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series championship – gained the opportunity to do so with a victory Sunday at Texas.

What time and channel is the NASCAR playoffs at Texas Texas II
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The Round of 8 begins at the 1.5 mile Texas Motor Speedway with the championship finale just one month away.

Liberty University inks sponsorship extension with HMS, Byron

Liberty University and Hendrick Motorsports have agreed to a new five-year sponsorship deal of HMS’ No. 24 NASCAR Cup Series team and driver William Byron.

Ricciardo to demo Earnhardt NASCAR Cup car at US GP after Brown bet

Daniel Ricciardo will get to drive one of Dale Earnhardt’s NASCAR Cup cars at the United States Grand Prix, after winning his Formula 1 bet with boss Zak Brown.

Logano after Next Gen Roval test: "You can line us up and go"

Yes, there are heat and steering issues still to be worked out, but after two days of testing the Next Gen car on the Charlotte Roval, Joey Logano said he could be ready to race it.

Tony Stewart to join NHRA as team owner in 2022
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Tony Stewart to join NHRA as team owner in 2022

NASCAR Hall of Famer Tony Stewart is branching out into yet another form of motorsports, fielding two entries in the NHRA next season.

NASCAR suspends crew chief of Cup playoff driver Kyle Busch

NASCAR on Tuesday suspended the crew chief of Cup Series playoff driver Kyle Busch for an issue stemming from last weekend’s race at the Charlotte Roval.

How NASCAR is gearing up for its "biggest change" in 2022

It’s not just Formula 1 that’s set for upheaval in 2022, as the NASCAR Cup series adopts its Next Gen cars that will cast any in-built advantages aside and require teams to adopt a totally new way of operating. Far more than just a change of machinery, the new cars amount to a shift in NASCAR's core philosophy

Next Gen car changes coming as a result of NASCAR crash test Charlotte II
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Next Gen car changes coming as a result of NASCAR crash test

NASCAR’s Next Gen car will receive new parts and pieces as soon as next month based off data from a crash test at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway conducted on June 30.

NASCAR's explanation of no-call on Elliott bumper falls short

Once again on Sunday, NASCAR disregarded its standard operating procedure when it came to making a call against a high-profile driver and its explanation falls woefully short.

William Byron's NASCAR playoff chances end "at a full rage" Charlotte II
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William Byron's NASCAR playoff chances end "at a full rage"

There was only one way William Byron was going to advance in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs and that was a win – and he almost did.

Elliott wishes Harvick a 'merry offseason' after Roval run-in Charlotte II
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Elliott wishes Harvick a 'merry offseason' after Roval run-in

Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick came together once again Sunday, three weeks removed from their run-in at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Larson rallies to win chaotic playoff race at Charlotte Roval Charlotte II
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Larson rallies to win chaotic playoff race at Charlotte Roval

Kyle Larson’s team did a masterful job keeping his No. 5 Chevrolet running and Larson rewarded them with a victory Sunday at the Charlotte Roval.

Ty Dillon to rejoin NASCAR Cup Series in 2022 with GMS Racing Charlotte II
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Ty Dillon to rejoin NASCAR Cup Series in 2022 with GMS Racing

Ty Dillon will return to fulltime competition in the NASCAR Cup Series next season with GMS Racing.

NASCAR Euro team to join Cup Series in 2022, Villeneuve to test

The owners of a NASCAR Whelen Euro Series team are going to begin a venture into the Cup Series beginning in 2022.

What time and channel is the NASCAR race at the Charlotte Roval

The Round of 12 concludes with what is sure to be a chaotic cutoff race at the Charlotte Rova.

Chase Elliott says a third Roval win 'very much within reach' Charlotte II
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Chase Elliott says a third Roval win 'very much within reach'

A victory on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval course each of the past two seasons has proved extremely valuable in Chase Elliott’s recent NASCAR Cup Series playoff runs.

Has NASCAR 21: Ignition game bucked the Madden NFL cover curse?

In the world of sports video games, a jinx theory has emerged that players who appeared on the cover of the NFL’s Madden series goes on to have a woeful season. So, you can imagine the outcry of fans of Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney and Bubba Wallace when NASCAR 21: Ignition put them all three of them on the cover of the reinvented game this year!

Former Le Mans class winner Joey Hand to make Cup debut

Veteran sports car racer Joey Hand will make his NASCAR Cup Series debut at the Charlotte Roval this weekend.

Why Bubba Wallace’s Talladega win is such a big moment for NASCAR

Bubba Wallace claimed his maiden NASCAR Cup Series at Talladega on Monday to become the first Black victor in the category since Wendell Scott in 1963. Both Wallace and Scott had faced obstacles and racism in their paths to their breakthrough wins, and NASCAR is trying to put it right with its range of diversity programmes

Why NASCAR's most resilient driver has landed on his feet at 23XI Prime

Why NASCAR's most resilient driver has landed on his feet at 23XI

In a career that has had many ups and downs, Kurt Busch has been written off many times before. But facing career uncertainty after the sale of Chip Ganassi's NASCAR team, the 2004 Cup champion has found a new berth at Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan's 23XI organization - which underlines his enduring value

From the archive: Dale Earnhardt’s final Autosport interview Prime

From the archive: Dale Earnhardt’s final Autosport interview

The death of Dale Earnhardt in the 2001 Daytona 500 shocked NASCAR to the core. At the Daytona 24 Hours, two weeks before his fatal accident, ‘The Intimidator’ shared his expectations of challenging for an eighth Cup title with JONATHAN INGRAM, in an article first published in the 15 February 2001 issue of Autosport magazine. Little did we know then what tragedy would unfold…