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North Carolina provides sports teams ability to fire employees who kneel during anthem
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich speaks out on comments by Richard Childress and Richard Petty.
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Expect the unexpected at Dover in NASCAR playoffs
The NASCAR Playoffs continue with next week's race at Dover which could provide some surprises as four drivers will be eliminated.
Kyle Busch leaves past playoff struggles behind
Kyle Busch earned his third career playoff win at New Hampshire with a new pit crew.
NASCAR world responds to anthem protests
The NASCAR world responds to anthem protests, President Trump's tweets and the actions from NFL teams and players on Sunday.
NASCAR America at 6 p.m. ET: New Hampshire recap, championship favorites
Steve Letarte, Parker Kligerman and Nate Ryan discuss the second playoff race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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Report: Phoenix Raceway sells track naming rights to tech company
A company called Ingenuity Sun Media has bought the naming rights to the track for the next decade.
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Preliminary entry lists for NASCAR at Dover, Las Vegas
The Cup and Xfinity Series will be at Dover International Speedway, while the Truck Series visits Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
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NASCAR to reexamine rule that sat Joey Logano for entire practice
Joey Logano missed all of one practice session on Saturday after his car failed pre-qualifying inspection four times.
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NASCAR's stars ready for pressure at Dover race
NASCAR's stars are ready to rise up to expectations when the MONSTER Energy Series playoffs hit Dover on NBCSN (Oct. 1, 2 p.m. ET).
JGL Racing parts ways with Dakoda Armstrong amid sponsor issues
JGL Racing team owner says: 'When payments aren't made, then we cannot continue to race out off our own pocket.'
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Bad restarts hurt Matt Kenseth’s chances at scoring first win of season
Matt Kenseth finished third in Sunday's Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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Here’s the point(s): Brad Keselowski locked into second round already
Keselowski is one of four drivers that have advanced to the second round already.
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. overcomes tough day to hold on to final transfer spot
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is tied with Austin Dillon for 12th in the points but owns the tiebreaker.
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Kyle Larson: ‘Top fives will get us to Homestead’
Kyle Larson advanced himself to the second round of the playoffs after finishing second at New Hampshire.
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Dale Jr. recaps horrible day at New Hampshire
Dale Earnhardt Jr. breaks down what went wrong for him at New Hampshire and thanks his fans for supporting him thought a "sucky" day.
NASCAR Cup standings after Loudon: 4 drivers locked into second round
Four drivers are locked into Round 2, eight more places need to be filled at Dover.
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What Cup drivers said after New Hampshire playoff race
Read what drivers has to say following the second Cup playoff race, won by Kyle Busch.
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Keselowski's car lacked 'a bit' with aerodynamics
Brad Keselowski credits his team for excellent execution en route to his fourth place finish at New Hampshire.
Elliott happy with 11th after tough weekend
Chase Elliott overcame weekend struggles, which included the need to use his backup car, to finish 11th in New Hampshire. Elliott says he hates to be happy with 11th, but "it could have been a lot worse."
ISM Connect 300 results: Kyle Busch wins, earns berth in next round of playoffs
Four drivers advance to second round, two on wins, two others on points.
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Busch: Stage 2 wreck was 'Days of Thunder'
Kyle Busch and his trophy lobster join the NASCAR America crew to discuss how he was able to move past Chicagoland's pit crew struggles and advancing to the next round at Loudon.
Martin Truex Jr. fights back to finish fifth
After a fifth place finish in New Hampshire, Martin Truex Jr. explains how he was able to overcome numerous obstacles throughout the race.
Kenseth is still in need of a win heading to Dover
Matt Kenseth breaks down his restart struggles and discusses his disappointment in not being able to overtake Kyle Busch for a win.
Kyle Larson not frustrated with 2nd place finish
Kyle Larson explains where Kyle Busch beat him at New Hampshire and says he isn't frustrated by his frequent second place finishes.
Kyle Busch's family enjoys win at NHMS
After holding off Kyle Larson to win in New Hampshire, Kyle Busch celebrates with his family in victory lane.
Kyle Busch: 'We did what we were supposed to do'
Kyle Busch talks about avoiding the Stage 2 wreck and executing the game plan to make it to victory lane at Loudon.
Ky. Busch celebrates with monster burnout
Kyle Busch gets past a mid-race wreck to win Stage 2 and holds on for a trip to victory lane at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Busch's ISM Connect 300 win advances him to the Round of 12.
Kyle Busch wins Stage 2 of New Hampshire playoff race after multi-car wreck on last lap
Kyle Busch won the second stage after Martin Truex Jr., Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch were involved in a crash on the last lap.
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Big wreck at end of Stage 2 knocks out Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch at Loudon
Harvick and Kurt Busch are both out of the race.
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Kevin Harvick, A. Dillon cause multi-car crash
Austin Dillon gets into the side of Kevin Harvick and causes a multi-car wreck in the final lap of Stage 2 of the ISM Connect 300.
Truex Jr.'s stage dominance continues at Loudon
Martin Truex Jr. continues to dominate stage racing with a Stage1 win of the ISM Connect 300 from New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Martin Truex Jr. wins Stage 1 of New Hampshire playoff race
Martin Truex Jr. earned his 19th stage win of the season after leading 36 laps.
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Don’t stand for anthem? Richard Childress says get on the bus afterward
Richard Childress says if someone on his team kneeled during the anthem, they would need to 'get you a ride on a Greyhound bus when the national anthem is over.'
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Joey Logano looks to rebound from rough weekend, Chase Elliott eyes win (videos)
How will Logano bounce back? Can Chase Elliott finally get over the runner-up hump?
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Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman at New Hampshire: It’s all about getting a win (video)
Will Kenseth break his winless streak today? Can Newman bounce back from last week's poor showing?
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NASCAR America pre-race show: Kyle Busch ready to rebound today (video)
Starting from the pole, Busch hopes for a completely different outcome than what he had at Chicagoland.
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NASCAR should be applauded for penalty consistency
Kyle Petty and Jeff Burton discuss the divide between NASCAR and the garages after Joey Logano was penalized and forced to sit out the final practice at NHMS.
Staff picks for today’s Cup race at New Hampshire
Here is who the NBC Sports writers are picking to win today's playoff race.
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Today’s Cup Series race at New Hampshire: Start time, weather, TV/radio info
All the pertinent details for today's Cup playoff race.
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Justin Allgaier, Cole Custer tied at top of Xfinity playoff standings
Justin Allgaier finished third after going two laps down early in the race.
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Results from Xfinity race at Kentucky Speedway
Tyler Reddick wins and Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Brennan Poole places second.
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Allgaier roars back from tire issue at Kentucky
An early tire issue at Kentucky knocked Justin Allgaier off of the lead lap, but he was able to fight back and finish third.
Tyler Reddick: It's 'surreal' to win at Kentucky
Tyler Reddick thanks the fans and Chip Ganassi Racing in victory lane after taking the checkered flag for the first time in his XFINITY career.
Tyler Reddick wins playoff opener at Kentucky for first career Xfinity victory
Tyler Reddick and Brennan Poole gave Chip Ganassi Racing a 1-2 finish at Kentucky Speedway.
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Reddick claims first XFINITY Series win
Rookie Tyler Reddick, a part-time driver for Chip Ganassi Racing, led 66 laps to win at Kentucky in his 15th career start.
Brandon Jones sends Sam Hornish Jr. into wall
Sam Hornish Jr. was collided with the wall after Brandon Jones' car made contact with him in Turn 2 at Kentucky.
Justin Allgaier has tire issues early at Kentucky
During Stage 1 of the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Kentucky, Justin Allgaier had to pit due to a flat tire.
Social Roundup: Sights from first Martinsville night race
The NASCAR Late Model Series held the first night race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday night.
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Kyle Benjamin wins pole for Xfinity playoff opener at Kentucky
Joe Gibbs Racing swept the front row with Kyle Benjamin and Ryan Preece.
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Tonight Xfinity Series race at Kentucky: Start time, weather, TV/radio info
The 7-race Xfinity Series playoffs begin tonight at Kentucky.
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Camping World Truck Series points after New Hampshire
Kaz Grala holds the final transfer spot with two races left in the opening round of the playoffs.
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Results of Truck playoff opener at New Hampshire
Ryan Truex tied his career-best finish; Todd Gilliland scored a career-best finish.
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Christopher Bell opens Truck playoffs by winning at New Hampshire
Christopher Bell scores his series-high fifth win of the season.
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Logano on penalty to sit out practice: ‘Total joke’
Joey Logano also said of having to sit in his car on pit road for 50 minutes: 'I just think it makes our sport look dumb.'
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Martin Truex Jr. leads final Cup practice at New Hampshire
Joey Logano misses entire session as penalty for failing to get through qualifying inspection Friday.
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Noah Gragson wins pole for New Hampshire Truck race
The driver who has started on the pole at New Hampshire has gone on to win the past five races there.
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Kyle Larson posts fastest lap in Saturday morning practice at New Hampshire
Playoff contenders rank in the top five in the practice session.
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Time for NASCAR to regulate burnouts?
Dale Earnhardt Jr. on victory celebrations damaging cars: "It’s not like ‘Oh, my bad, blew my tire.’ I mean, it’s deliberate."
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14 Cup teams to lose practice time in final session at New Hampshire
Joey Logano will be forced to sit out the entire 50-minute session because of inspection issues.
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Saturday’s NASCAR schedule includes races at New Hampshire (Trucks) & Kentucky (Xfinity)
The Truck Series races in this afternoon at New Hampshire, and the Xfinity Series races this evening at Kentucky.
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Ryan Preece is fastest in final Xfinity practice Friday at Kentucky
Only five playoff drivers were in the top 10 on the speed chart.
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Starting lineup for Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 NASCAR Cup race at Loudon
Eleven of the top 12 qualifiers are NASCAR Cup playoff contenders
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Kyle Busch earns Loudon pole position
Kyle Busch recaps the qualifying session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Busch will start first for the second round of Cup Series playoffs followed by Kyle Larson.
Larson looking for another 'smooth day' at NHMS
Kyle Larson will start second behind Kyle Busch in the ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Kyle Busch tops Larson for Cup pole
In a battle between Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson, the former emerged with the pole for Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire.
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Truex Jr. looking for a complete race at Loudon
Martin Truex Jr., who already through to the second round, discusses qualifying in fifth for the ISM Connect 300.
Hamlin willing to hold a lobster at NHMS
Denny Hamlin won at Loudon in July and after qualifying in third for the ISM Connect 300 he's confident in his team's execution for the weekend's race.
Matt Tifft fastest in first of 2 Xfinity practices at Kentucky Speedway
Only 3 of top 10 fastest were playoff contenders.
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Christopher Bell fastest in final Truck practice at New Hampshire
Six of the eight playoff drivers were among the 10 fastest Trucks in the final practice session.
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New Hampshire to host September spectacular next year
New Hampshire to host NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, K&N Pro Series and the Pinty's Series on same weekend in 2018.
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. ready to move past Chicagoland woes
Roush Fenway driver sits four points out of cutoff spot with two races left in opening round.
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Noah Gragson, Todd Gilliland fastest in first of 2 Truck practices at Loudon
Fastest three drivers are not in the playoffs.
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Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne fastest in first Cup practice at Loudon
Truex was the early speed leader before dropping to fourth.
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Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott hit wall early in practice
Jimmie Johnson and Chase Elliott both go to backup cars.
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Elliott collision could foreshadow more crashes
Chase Elliott slams into the wall in practice at New Hampshire and it could be an indicator of more crashes to come.
Johnson crashes in practice at New Hampshire
Jimmie Johnson couldn't get the car turned fast enough and crashes in New Hampshire.
Elliott's violations may knock him out of playoffs
Chase Elliott was heavily penalized after his car failed a post-race inspection at Chicagoland.
Cup playoff contenders docked practice time
Martin Truex Jr. and Jamie McMurray each will miss 30 minutes of practice in Saturday's final session.
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Friday’s schedule for New Hampshire (Cup, Trucks) and Kentucky (Xfinity)
Preparation for Saturday's and Sunday's races heats up today inNew Hampshire and Kentucky.
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Self-policing in NASCAR reaches new level
The widespread dissemination of purported photos and video of an infraction in the playoff opener seemed calculated.
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NASCAR America: K&N Pro Series East battle heats up between Todd Gilliland, Harrison Burton
The sons of Jeff Burton and David Gilliland are battling for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East with one race left.
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NASCAR America: This week’s Pit Crew All-Stars nominees are named
Here's this week's three nominees for the Pit Crew All-Stars.
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NASCAR America: The REAL reason Kasey Kahne was late to new contract signing
Here's what happened when Kasey Kahne forgot to do something REAL important.
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NASCAR America: Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski Twitter spat proves NASCAR needs more rivalries, animosity
NASCAR needs more rivalries, complete with animosity both pre-race and in-race.
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NASCAR America: Drivers near bottom of Cup standings need to get moving (video)
How can the bottom-four ranked Cup playoff drivers turn things around -- or can they?
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Pit Crew All-Stars: Gallahan, Groen lead way
Ray Gallahan, Joey Logano's jackman, Eric Groen, Matt Kenseth's rear tire carrier and Willie Pelotte, Matt DiBenedetto's engine tuner highlight this week's Pit Crew All-Stars.
Gilliland, Burton battle heats up in K&N Series
The battle between two young drivers in the K&N Series Pro Series East, Todd Gilliland and Harrison Burton, is heating up. Burton calls in to NASCAR America ahead of the season finale.
NASCAR needs more genuine rivalries
Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski's Twitter exchange got fans excited for a true NASCAR rivalry and it's something the sport needs more of.
Speed: NASCAR prepared me for Global Rallycross
Global Rallycross points leader Scott Speed joins the show to talk about his pursuit of a third straight title.
How traction compound will impact Loudon strategy
PJ1 traction compound will be applied to the track at Loudon and it can be expected to have a significant impact on the racing.
Kahne's truck runs out of gas
Kasey Kahne's truck ran out of gas on his way to sign his new contract with Leavine Family Racing.
Austin Dillon needs to race for points at NHMS
The Cup Series playoffs head to Loudon, as Steve Letarte and Brian Vickers reveal their drivers to watch this weekend.
NASCAR America 5-6 p.m. ET on NBCSN: Scott Speed, NASCAR rivalries
Why aren't there more rivalries in NASCAR? We explore that among other things in today's show.
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Here’s everything you need to know about Xfinity Series playoff opener at Kentucky
Twelve drivers, 7 races -- that's how the NASCAR Xfinity Series playoffs shape up.
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Wood Brothers playoff run could be worth $1 million to another Cup team
Go Fas Racing owner Archie St. Hilaire says extra income will help make his team more competitive.
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Premium Motorsports completes acquisition of Tommy Baldwin Racing
Premium Motorsports acquires the entire inventory of cars, trucks and equipment from Tommy Baldwin Racing.
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Xfinity Series Spotlight: Playoff drivers share who they want to win title for
From family to those that helped them and others that are like them, Xfintiy drivers are racing for the title for many people.
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Elliott Sadler, Brendan Gaughan relish ‘messing up the bell curve’ of Xfinity playoff drivers
Brendan Gaughan and Elliott Sadler are the only Xfinty playoff drivers over the age of 32 - by 10 years.
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Weekend schedule: NASCAR Cup, Trucks (Loudon); Xfinity (Kentucky)
It's all playoffs all the time from here on out this season for NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Trucks.
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NASCAR America: Erik Jones on why he doesn’t make friends with his competitors
Erik Jones said his late father inspired his philosophy on keeping his distance from competitors off the track.
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NASCAR America: Erik Jones’ racing roots in Byron, Michigan
Erik Jones talks his about driving his first go kart in his front yard and his unorthodox progression up the racing ladder.
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NASCAR America: Scan All from Cup playoff opener at Chicagoland
Here's the best scanner communication from the playoff-opening race won by Martin Truex Jr.
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NASCAR America: Erik Jones recounts rookie Cup season, being taught by Kyle Busch
Erik Jones joined NASCAR America to discuss his career so far and what he's learned in his rookie Cup year.
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PJ1 adhesive to be applied again to track for this weekend’s races at Loudon
This will be the second time PJ1 has been applied at NHMS this season.
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Erik Jones: You bring your friends to the track
Erik Jones once said he doesn't hang out with the other drivers, he brings his friends to the track. Now, months later Jones explains the meaning behind those comments and how that mentality started.
How Erik Jones found his love for racing
Erik Jones' plan has always been to race and he got his start in the small town of Byron, Michigan. Jones talks about how he found his love of racing and his journey to the Cup Series.
Playoff Primer: New Hampshire
Martin Truex Jr. has never won a NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire.
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NASCAR Cup Series: Scan All Chicagoland
Relive the sights and sounds from the Tales of the Turtles 400 that saw Martin Truex Jr. take the checkered flag in the playoff opener.
Jones hopes to win a Cup race before end of season
Erik Jones didn't make the playoffs in his rookie season like he was hoping, but there's still time for him to find victory lane in the Cup Series.
NASCAR America 5-6 p.m. ET on NBCSN: Erik Jones joins us from NASCAR Hall of Fame
Jones will discuss at length his career, growing up and still has roots in his hometown
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Kahne: New partnership ‘makes a lot of sense’
Kasey Kahne looks forward to the benefits of a single-car team and competing in more dirt track races.
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Tony Stewart talks more about Danica’s future, Stewart-Haas on podcast
You want more Tony Stewart? You've got more Tony Stewart in Monday Morning Donuts.
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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not heading to New Hampshire
Martin Truex Jr. has led a series-high 1,723 laps this season.
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Silly Season scorecard features many drivers still looking for rides
Here's a look at where drivers are going for 2018 and who is still looking for a ride.
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NASCAR America: Top Xfinity contenders break down playoffs
The seven-race Xfinity Series playoffs begin Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway.
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NASCAR America: Tony Stewart on Stewart-Haas Racing, Danica Patrick’s future, Cole Custer (video)
Danica Patrick has several racing options going forward, Stewart said.
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NASCAR America: Josef Newgarden celebrates IndyCar championship (video)
Newgarden had high praise for his teammates and also talked about the surge in U.S. drivers in IndyCar.
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NASCAR America: Tony Stewart on state of NASCAR, stage racing and more (video)
Stewart is never at a loss for words or his opinion.
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Brendan Gaughan among Xfinity playoff drivers unsure of 2018 plans
Brendan Gaughan said "I hope I'm still racing full-time" in the future.
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NASCAR issues lug nut penalties to two teams
Fines went to crew chief of Matt Kenseth and Xfinity crew chief for Darrell Wallace Jr.
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Elliott drops from sixth to eighth in standings
Chase Elliott's team is hit with a Level 1 penalty after Chicagoland which includes a one race suspension for the team's crew and car chief, a loss of 15 driver and owner points and an encumbered second...
Stewart: Technology driving way too much of sport
Tony Stewart talks with Jeff Burton about the success of stage racing and how the sport needs to update its rules as technology continues to grow.
Sadler: 'I want to be that champion'
The top Xfinity Series contenders Elliott Sadler, William Byron, Brendan Gaughan and Cole Custer sound off on their playoff chances as media day kicked off from the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
NASCAR penalizes Chase Elliott’s team for Chicago infraction
Hendrick Motorsports will not appeal the penalties.
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Kahne moving to Leavine Family Racing in 2018
Kasey Kahne will join Leavine Family Racing, replacing Michael McDowell, in 2018.
Stewart: Custer has raw talent you're looking for
From Danica Patrick's departure to Cole Custer's potential, Tony Stewart discusses Stewart-Haas Racing's future.
Danica Patrick's future is filled with options
Tony Stewart talks about Danica Patrick's departure from Stewart-Haas at the end of 2017 and says Patrick is one of the few drivers who is able to stay in NASCAR, go back to IndyCar or go road racing.
Tony Stewart started breeding deer in retirement
Tony Stewart may be retired, but that doesn't mean he's not keeping busy. Smoke details what he's doing with his spare time, including Stewart-Haas business and breeding deer.
Kasey Kahne to join Leavine Family Racing in 2018
Kasey Kahne will drive the No. 95 car next season.
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NASCAR America 5-6 p.m. ET on NBCSN: Special guest Tony Stewart
He may be retired from NASCAR Cup racing, but Tony Stewart still has plenty to say about the sport.
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Allmendinger looks to New Hampshire Motor Speedway
A.J. Allmendinger previews the upcoming playoff race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, explaining track position will be "critical" for the ISM Connect 300.
Bump & Run: Assessing Cup playoffs one week in
What were the biggest takeaways from Chicago and what to watch for this weekend at New Hampshire?
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Entry lists for Cup and Trucks (Loudon) and Xfinity (Kentucky) races
The Truck and Xfinity Series kick off their playoffs this weekend.
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NASCAR unveils new 2018 logo for Xfinity Series
The new logo will be in place for the 2018 season.
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Smoke on fill-in: 'Your leg better be falling off'
Tony Stewart says it would take a lot for him to come out retirement and race in the NASCAR Cup Series again.
Stewart: Dale Jr. has outstanding view of NASCAR
Tony Stewart shares his reasons for why Dale Earnhardt Jr. is still NASCAR's most popular driver.
Stewart gaining new perspective in retirement
Tony Stewart explains how dirt racing allows him to get his racing fix and his views of Cup series racing from a full-time owners' perspective.
Creative cheating taking place in NASCAR
Tony Stewart shares how NASCAR teams view cheating and what crews will do to bend the rules.
Cole Pearn on questions about team’s success: ‘Sad sign of the times’
Cole Pearn told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio: 'You do a lot of hard work ... and then people try to take the wind out of your sails a little bit.'
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NASCAR America: Furniture Row Racing no longer an underdog
NASCAR America analysts Parker Kligerman and Kyle Petty discuss Truex's dominance at 1.5-mile track.
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NASCAR America: What should Joe Gibbs Racing do about Kyle Busch’s pit crew?
In his first race with a new pit crew, Kyle Busch was plagued by pit miscues in the playoff opener at Chicagoland.
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NASCAR America: Testing of tires during races ‘fairly common practice’ for NASCAR
Parker Kligerman and Kyle Petty addressed the unusual sight of tires being tested in a blue tent at Chicagoland Speedway.
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Report: Lawsuit reveals Farmers Insurance paid $666,000 a race to sponsor Kasey Kahne
An ESPN report says Farmers Insurance paid roughly $666,000 per race for 12 races in 2017.
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NASACAR testing tires is a normal practice
NACAR testing tires is common practice, but with increased TV coverage fans were exposed to previously unseen aspects of the sport.
Social Roundup: Jimmie Johnson helps out with Lowe’s Hurricane Irma relief efforts
The Hendrick Motorsports driver traveled to Florida to help neighborhoods impacted by Hurricane Irma.
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Martin Truex Jr. no longer the Cinderella story
Martin Truex Jr. has everything set up perfectly for a title run, making this year championship or bust.
New crew chief may not help Kahne in playoffs
Darian Grubb's appointment as Kasey Kahne's crew chief shakes up the No. 5 team but it may not be enough to help in the playoffs.
Should Kyle Busch stick with new pit crew?
Kyle Busch had his pit crew swapped with Daniel Suarez's team before Chicagoland and Busch's new team's error cost him in the first playoff race.
NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET: Chicago recap, Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski rivalry
Parker Kligerman and Kyle Petty analyze the first playoff race at Chicagoland Speedway.
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JJ's best tracks coming up next in playoffs
Jimmie Johnson was pleased with an 8th place finish at Chicagoland but has his eyes on some of his best tracks coming up in the NASCAR playoffs.
Kurt Busch: We stubbed our toe today
Kurt Busch discusses the issues he had with his car in Chicagoland and his costly pit road speeding penalty.
McMurray wants to stick to game plan to advance
Jamie McMurray was pleased to not have any major issues with his car at Chicagoland, resulting in a Top-10 finish.
Kahne struggles with adjustments at Chicagoland
Kasey Kahne says the speed wasn't there in the opening NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Chicagoland.
Ryan Blaney fights back for 'decent finish'
Ryan Blaney was happy with the way his team fought back after early contact in the Cup Series' opening playoff race at Chicagoland.
Darian Grubb named Kasey Kahne’s crew chief for remainder of playoffs (video)
Darian Grubb replaces Keith Rodden as crew chief of the No. 5 for the last nine races of the season.
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Logano surprises family in need
NASCAR driver Joey Logano makes a special appearance on George To The Rescue, surprising the Stratton family in their new home.
After Chicago, Larson, Harvick lead winless drivers in first round
Austin Dillon, Kurt Busch, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Kasey Kahne and Ryan Newman are most in danger of elimination after the first round.
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Darlington Facebook Live with Steve Letarte
We were live in Darlington talking about the track that's "Too Tough to Tame" with Steve Letarte. Check out the full Facebook Live!
Richmond Facebook Live with Steve Letarte
We were live from Richmond Raceway with THE Steve Letarte talking about what turned out to be an incredible race!
Bristol Facebook Live with Parker Kligerman
Parker Kligerman is live from the garage before the Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway. See what he sees with this behind-the-scenes look!
Watkins Glen Facebook Live with Parker Kligerman
Parker Kligerman is live from the garage at Watkins Glen International before the I Love NY 355!
Chicagoland Facebook Live with Parker Kligerman
Join Parker Kligerman from Chicagoland as he gives the fans an inside peak and talks about the Playoffs!
A quiet moment among a chaotic scene
Even as Martin Truex Jr. celebrated this playoff win at Chicagoland Speedway, his thoughts turned to a family in pain.
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Kyle Larson gets ‘quiet top five’ in playoff opener (video)
Kyle Larson earned his 12th top five of the year in the playoff opener at Chicagoland Speedway.
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Crew chiefs good with NASCAR seizing their tires during race
NASCAR inspected the tires of winner Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch at Chicagoland Speedway.
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‘Best run in a long time’ helps Chase Elliott finish second
Chase Elliott's finish gives him back-to-back top-10 results for the first time since June.
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‘Poor execution’ by new pit crew costs Kyle Busch a shot at win; raises questions about swap
Joe Gibbs Racing had switched crews before the playoff opener at Chicagoland Speedway.
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Kevin Harvick earns first top-five finish in six races in playoff opener (video)
Kevin Harvick earned his first top five since July in the playoff opener at Chicagoland Speedway.
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What drivers said after Chicagoland Cup playoff opener
A number of drivers, especially those in the playoffs who didn't have a good day, had little to nothing to say after Sunday's race.
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Martin Truex Jr. leaves postseason opener with 58 playoff points after win
Martin Truex Jr. leads Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick in the playoff points standings.
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Results, stats for Cup Series playoff opener at Chicago
Martin Truex Jr. won his series-best fifth Cup race of the year, which is also a career-best.
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Truex Jr. isn't looking to make a statement
Martin Truex Jr. says he doesn't care about making a statement in the NASCAR Cup playoff opener, instead his team is taking each round one race at a time.
Larson lacked balance, still has solid day
Kyle Larson had a quiet but solid day to kick off the NASCAR Cup playoffs and is already looking ahead to Loudon.
Harvick: We finished right where we should have
Kevin Harvick finished third at Chicagoland, right where he says he should have, and says the focus of the day was not making mistakes.
Kyle Busch on pit penalties: We move on
Kyle Busch was not pleased following his finish at Chicagoland which saw him penalized for pit crew mistakes.
Elliott: Made the most of what we could
Chase Elliott breaks down his second place finish at Chicagoland and says they would have needed luck to overtake Martin Truex Jr.
Martin Truex Jr. roars back from mishaps to win Cup playoff opener
Fifth win of the year and second straight at Chicagoland for Truex.
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Martin Truex Jr. gets slimed in victory lane
Martin Truex Jr. thanks his crew and longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex for making him a better driver and gets slimed in victory lane after winning the Tales of the Turtles 400.
Truex: Winning races the best feeling in the world
Martin Truex Jr. climbs out of the car after winning in Chicagoland and recaps his crazy day, from the speeding penalty to victory lane.
Truex Jr celebrates playoff race win with burn out
Martin Truex Jr.'s dominance continues with a victory in the opening race of the NASCAR Cup playoffs at Chicagoland.
Jamie McMurray spins during final stage restart in Chicago (video)
Jami McMurray spun after contact with Ryan Newman on a restart with 99 laps to go.
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Chase Elliott takes Stage 2 of NASCAR Cup playoff race at Chicagoland
Elliott is in the hunt for his first career Cup win.
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Pole-sitter Kyle Busch hit with pit penalty early in Stage 2 at Chicago (video)
Kyle Busch was penalized for having crew members over the wall to soon.
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Ky. Busch's tires inspected by NASCAR
Steve Letarte explains why NASCAR would be inspecting Kyle Busch's tires for leaks and what it could mean for the No. 18 team at the Tales of the Turtles 400.
Ky. Busch wins Stage 1 win of Tales of Turtles 400
Kyle Busch led 78 of the 80 laps of Stage 1 to win the stage at Chicagoland.
Kyle Busch dominates Stage 1 of Cup playoff opener at Chicagoland
Kyle Busch led 78 of the 80 laps in Stage 1.
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Pit penalties break out among Cup playoff contenders in Chicago
Pole-sitter Kyle Busch was penalized for pit crew over the wall too soon during an unscheduled stop at the start of Stage 2.
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Stenhouse Jr. hits wall, gets pit road penalty
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was penalized at Chicagoland for a commitment violation heading into pit road.
Kyle Petty: Brad Keselowski almost beyond ‘point of diminishing returns’ on Toyota criticism
Brad Keselowski has been vocal this summer about a perceived advantage in Toyota's performance level.
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Danica Patrick jokes, ‘It almost felt like I died’ in positive reaction to Stewart-Haas departure (video)
Kyle Petty said he will be "forever grateful" for Danica Patrick's contributions to NASCAR.
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Keselowski's focus remains on Toyota cars
Brad Keselowski has not let up on his criticism of Toyota cars and it may be taking away from his focus on the playoffs.
Danica Patrick not willing to discuss legacy yet
Kyle Petty and Dale Jarrett react to Danica Patrick's interview with Dave Burns, where she revealed that she's considering whether or not to stay in NASCAR.
Can Jimmie Johnson win his 8th title?
Jimmie Johnson has not had the season his team wanted but still finds himself in position to go for a record 8th NASCAR Cup series title.
Staff picks for today’s Cup race at Chicagoland
Here is who the NBC Sports writers are picking to win.
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Chicagoland's challenges add to playoff pressure
Jeff Burton takes a ride around Chicagoland Speedway to break down the track's biggest challenges ahead of the opening playoff race.
Despite struggles, Jimmie Johnson still believes he can ‘come out on top’
Jimmie Johnson's bid for a record-breaking eighth Cup title begins today at Chicagoland Speedway.
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NASCAR fans play cartoon trivia at Chicagoland
NASCAR fans take their best shot at some cartoon trivia ahead of the Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Roman Atwood, Parker Kligerman go for a ride
YouTube personality Roman Atwood and his bodyguard, Country, go for a ride at Chicagoland Speedway with Parker Kligerman.
Today’s Cup Series race at Chicagoland: Start time, weather, TV/radio info
Can Martin Truex Jr. win his second straight race at Chicagoland Speedway?
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NASCAR on NBC podcast, Ep. 96: Clint Bowyer on improving the race fan experience
The Stewart-Haas Racing driver on his suggestions for improving the at-track entertainment for fans and his life as a new dad at home.
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