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  • Wallace sticking with 23XI Racing

    (Fri, 12 Aug 2022 13:01:19 GMT)

    Bubba Wallace signed a multiyear extension that keeps him in the driver’s seat of the No. 23 Toyota in the NASCAR Cup Series.

    Richmond Cup starting lineup: Kyle Larson, Ross Chastain on the front row

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 23:30:44 GMT)

    Kyle Larson will lead the NASCAR Cup Series starting lineup Sunday at Richmond Raceway, earning his third pole position of the season.

    Blaney, Truex eyeing playoff spot on Sunday at Richmond

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 23:29:47 GMT)

    Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr. are the favorites as they battle for position to make NASCAR's playoffs, but in a season when there have already been 15 race winners, they are far from the lone contenders. Blaney is second in points, just 19 points ahead of fourth-place Truex, but neither has won a race — the virtual automatic ticket to a spot in the postseason. Three races remain before the 16-driver field is set, starting with Sunday afternoon at Richmond Raceway.

    Kyle Larson wins pole for NASCAR Cup race at Richmond Raceway

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 23:18:36 GMT)

    Kyle Larson won the pole position Saturday night for Sunday's 400-lap race at Richmond Raceway.

    Chandler Smith wins Truck Series playoff race at Richmond

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 22:24:13 GMT)

    RICHMOND, Va. — The first truck off pit road controlled the race. That was the story of Chandler Smith‘s dominating victory in Saturday night‘s Worldwide Express 250 at Richmond Raceway. MORE: Race results | At-track photos: Richmond Smith took charge of the second event in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs when he won […]

    Denny Hamlin says team fully behind Kurt Busch’s work toward recovery

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 21:14:42 GMT)

    As Kurt Busch continues his recovery from injuries, team owner Denny Hamlin says he fully supports Busch's road to return.

    Kyle Larson wins Cup Series pole at Richmond Raceway

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 19:14:05 GMT)

    Kyle Larson earned the Busch Light Pole Award with a lap at 117.177 mph in NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Richmond Raceway on Saturday evening. MORE: Starting lineup | Richmond schedule The pole is his third of 2022 and first since Sonoma Raceway in June. Larson was the final qualifier in the second round of […]

    Daniel Suarez ‘very close’ to re-signing at Trackhouse; surprised by Busch’s situation

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 19:00:40 GMT)

    Daniel Suarez expects to sign a contract extension before the end of the season with Trackhouse Racing after qualifying the No. 99 Chevy for the playoffs.

    Consistency in NASCAR is dead. Winning is all that matters | Opinion

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 16:33:21 GMT)

    For the first time since NASCAR introduced the current playoff format, it is finally in the midst of a Cup season when wins trump everything else.

    What to Watch: 2022 Richmond return

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 14:07:14 GMT)

    Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway (⏰ 3 p.m. ET | 📺 USA Network, NBC Sports App | 📻 MRN, SiriusXM) Everything you need to know for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond, the 24th regular-season event of the 2022 campaign. Race-day info 📝 Where: Richmond, Virginia Approximate start time: 3 p.m. ET | […]

    Worldwide Express expands NASCAR presence and becomes Official Logistics Partner

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 13:02:28 GMT)

    DAYTONA BEACH, FL — NASCAR announced today a new multiyear partnership with leading full-service logistics partner Worldwide Express, naming the company the “Official Logistics Partner of NASCAR.” The news comes on the day of Worldwide Express‘ entitlement race, the Worldwide Express 250 for Carrier Appreciation at Richmond Raceway. Since becoming a primary team sponsor earlier […]

    Kurt Busch’s openness about his head injury sets a strong, needed example for NASCAR drivers

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 12:30:00 GMT)

    Kurt Busch is leading by example with transparency in his recovery.

    NASCAR Saturday schedule at Richmond Raceway

    (Sat, 13 Aug 2022 11:00:35 GMT)

    Practice, qualifying and race times for Saturday NASCAR schedule at Richmond Raceway

    Bubba Wallace and NASCAR host Bubbas Block Party at Richmond Raceway

    (Fri, 12 Aug 2022 11:41:36 GMT)

    RICHMOND, Va. — NASCAR and 23XI Racing driver Bubba Wallace hosted a community block party at Richmond Raceway on Aug. 11, a first-time event designed to engage new fan audiences and bring local families to the racetrack ahead of a full weekend of NASCAR racing action. Bubba‘s Block Party was free to the public and […]

    Friday 5: Trackhouse Racing’s Project 91 effort drawing interest

    (Fri, 12 Aug 2022 10:00:04 GMT)

    Trackhouse's Project 91 ride will have former F1 champ Kimi Raikkonen at Watkins Glen. Justin Marks says drivers worldwide are interested in NASCAR.

    Stewart Friesen hopes to recreate career highlight in return to Ohsweken for Pinty's Series dirt race

    (Fri, 12 Aug 2022 09:50:48 GMT)

    Stewart Friesen has fond memories of racing at Canada‘s Ohsweken Speedway. The track, located just shy of two hours from his hometown of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, is the site of one of the biggest victories of the 38-year-old’s career. The date was July 28, 2015. Friesen, who is best known as a Dirt Modified racer when […]

    Texas Motor Speedway names Mark Faber as its new general manager

    (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 20:00:33 GMT)

    Mark Faber will become the third GM in the history of Texas Motor Speedway, taking over after Rob Ramage was promoted to a new role.

    NASCAR Cup Series weekend schedule: TV, streaming info, odds, picks and what to watch for at Richmond

    (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:00:59 GMT)

    The NASCAR Cup Series trades top-end speed for short-track handling this week as the Federated Auto Parts 400 emanates from Richmond Raceway in Virginia. Here is everything you need to know for the race weekend.

    NASCAR Cup Series regular season is winding down as the drama is revving up

    (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:07:15 GMT)

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Stewart-Haas Racing driver Kevin Harvick certainly earned one of the most dramatic victories of the 2022 season last weekend at Michigan International Speedway. The 2014 NASCAR Cup Series champion‘s win, his first in the last 65 races, catapulted him from 17th place in the standings into playoff contention with only three […]

    Camping World Truck Series Playoffs are in full swing

    (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:01:50 GMT)

    The green flag waves Saturday night for the second race in the 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoffs with the Worldwide Express 250 for Carrier Appreciation at Richmond Raceway (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Veteran Grant Enfinger has already secured his second-round berth with a victory in the series‘ […]

    BetMGM: Public likes Truex to spoil Hamlins homecoming in Federated Auto Parts 400

    (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 11:43:53 GMT)

    “Richmond Raceway might be Denny Hamlin‘s hometown track but it‘s currently owned by Martin Truex Jr.,” I wrote in a preview of Martin Truex Jr.‘s featured matchup against Kyle Larson in the Toyota Owners 400. Five days later, Hamlin reacquired America‘s Premier Short Track, signing a 4-month lease-purchase agreement by flipping a horror script into […]

    Tickets are now on sale for NASCARs 2023 Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum

    (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 11:00:24 GMT)

    LOS ANGELES (Aug. 11, 2022) — Fans can now buy tickets to the most-anticipated sequel in recent NASCAR history. NASCAR announced today that tickets are on sale for the 2023 Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum as excitement builds for racing‘s return to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The blockbuster event will be held on […]

    NASCAR weekend schedule at Richmond Raceway

    (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 11:00:24 GMT)

    Weekend schedule at Richmond Raceway -- start times, weather forecasts and other information.

    Richmond 101: Qualifying format, TV times, Goodyear tires and more

    (Thu, 11 Aug 2022 08:17:49 GMT)

    The NASCAR Cup Series is back on a short track this weekend as the sport storms into Richmond Raceway. The Federated Auto Parts 400 on Sunday (3 p.m. ET, USA Network, NBC Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) marks just the second time this season that Cup cars hit a venue for a second time […]

    NASCAR to build production facility in Concord, N.C.

    (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 18:47:32 GMT)

    NASCAR plans to move most of its production operations from downtown Charlotte to a new facility in Concord, North Carolina.

    NASCAR’s 23XI Racing shows off latest awesome Air Jordan-inspired paint scheme

    (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 18:45:47 GMT)

    Who knew the Jordan 11 would look so great on a race car?

    A NASCAR driver who once plowed into a Sargento sign is now being sponsored by the cheese company

    (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 16:00:36 GMT)

    Something good came out of this funny disaster.

    Petty GMS signs Noah Gragson for full-time Cup Series ride in No. 42

    (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:32:10 GMT)

    STATESVILLE, N.C. — Petty GMS Motorsports announced the final piece of its 2023 driver lineup Wednesday, promoting Noah Gragson to the NASCAR Cup Series full-time in the No. 42 Chevrolet and signing him to a multiyear deal. Gragson was presented during a news conference at the Petty GMS shop, flanked by stock-car king and team […]

    Construction to begin on state-of-the-art NASCAR Productions facility

    (Wed, 10 Aug 2022 12:31:04 GMT)

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR announced today that construction will begin on a brand new state-of-the-art Productions facility later this summer. The 58,000-square-foot facility will be built on the land adjacent to the NASCAR R&D Center in Concord, North Carolina. The new facility will house approximately 125 NASCAR Productions and MRN employees with further room […]

    NASCAR Power Rankings: Chase Elliott retains No. 1 spot

    (Tue, 09 Aug 2022 16:00:59 GMT)

    Chase Elliott remains No. 1 in NBC Sports NASCAR Power Rankings. Michigan winner Kevin Harvick moves up to seventh.

    Mike Rockenfeller, Le Mans winner, will drive for Spire Motorsports at Watkins Glen

    (Tue, 09 Aug 2022 16:00:23 GMT)

    Two-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Mike Rockenfeller is scheduled to drive in Cup Series races for Spire Motorsports at Watkins Glen and Charlotte.

    Sam Mayer will return to JR Motorsports Xfinity team in 2023

    (Tue, 09 Aug 2022 15:01:35 GMT)

    Sam Mayer will return to JR Motorsports next season to drive the team's No. 1 Xfinity Series car.

    Sam Mayer to return to JR Motorsports, No. 1 Chevrolet in 2023

    (Tue, 09 Aug 2022 10:12:59 GMT)

    MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 9, 2022) — Sam Mayer will return to JR Motorsports and race full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2023, the team announced Tuesday. The 19-year-old will again pilot the No. 1 Chevrolet in his third consecutive season with JRM. Mayer, who ran a part-time schedule in 2021, is currently 21 races […]

    NASCAR at Michigan 2022: Start time, TV, streaming, lineup for Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400

    (Tue, 09 Aug 2022 04:56:00 GMT)

    All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

    NASCAR Power Rankings: Kevin Harvick snaps winless streak at Michigan

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 22:05:00 GMT)

    Kevin Harvick scored his 59th career win at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. Heres a look at the top 10 drivers after NASCARs latest race.

    Kevin Harvick’s Michigan win rooted in Nashville weekend

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 21:56:58 GMT)

    Kevin Harvick's turnaround began in a June practice session that the team fared poorly. Martin Truex Jr. seeks answers after falling out of playoff spot.

    Kyle Petty on Backseat Drivers: Kevin Harvick ‘the most feared man in the playoffs’

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 21:17:16 GMT)

    NASCAR on NBC analyst Kyle Petty says Kevin Harvick is the driver other playoff contenders should be worried about now that the No. 4 driver is in the postseason.

    Harvick win complicates NASCAR playoff spots in final weeks

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 19:41:04 GMT)

    NASCAR just got more interesting down the stretch. Kevin Harvick won his first Cup race in nearly two years at Michigan International Speedway over the weekend — a result that could mean a driver who has a win getting knocked out of the playoffs. “It creates a big bubble," Harvick said Sunday.

    Will Cup playoff grid only feature winners this year?

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 15:00:16 GMT)

    Ryan Blaney is the only winless driver in a playoff spot with three races left in the regular season.

    Winners and losers at Michigan International Speedway

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 11:00:02 GMT)

    Here's a look at the winners and losers from Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

    Ryan Blaney holds final playoff spot after Martin Truex Jr. knocked out

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 02:47:25 GMT)

    Kevin Harvick's win knocks Martin Truex Jr. out of the playoffs and puts Ryan Blaney in the last transfer spot with three regular-season races left.

    Runner-up finish not worth celebrating for Bubba Wallace

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 01:44:31 GMT)

    Bubba Wallace's best finish since the Daytona 500 still left him frustrated at just missing a playoff spot Sunday at Michigan.

    Kevin Harvick wins for sixth time at Michigan International Speedway

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 00:17:08 GMT)

    Kevin Harvick's win, his first since September 2020, snaps his 65-start winless streak and punches his ticket into the 2022 NASCAR Cup playoffs.

    Kevin Harvick ends his 65-race NASCAR Cup winless streak at Michigan

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 00:12:06 GMT)

    Kevin Harvick pulls away from Bubba Wallace on restart with 35 laps to go to earn his sixth NASCAR Cup win at Michigan International Speedway.

    NASCAR Cup Series results: Kevin Harvick wins at Michigan

    (Mon, 08 Aug 2022 00:03:20 GMT)

    Kevin Harvick ended a long winless streak, taking the checkered flag first in Sunday's Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

    Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR Cup race at Michigan

    (Sun, 07 Aug 2022 23:37:59 GMT)

    Kevin Harvick, winless for 65 consecutive races, rallied in the final stage and won Sunday's Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

    Martin Truex Jr. slides out of playoff grid with three races left

    (Sun, 07 Aug 2022 21:33:50 GMT)

    Martin Truex Jr. left Michigan International Speedway with a sixth-place finish, his third top 10 in the last four races. The No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team is on high alert, however, after Kevin Harvick became the NASCAR Cup Series’ 15th different winner of 2022. MORE: Official results | Race recap Truex sits fourth in […]

    All-time NASCAR Cup Series winners

    (Sun, 07 Aug 2022 21:15:19 GMT)

    The all-time list of NASCAR Cup Series winners starts with Richard Petty (200 wins) and includes more than 60 drivers who won just a single time at NASCAR’s top level. Below is the list of all-time winners, in order, in the NASCAR Cup Series. Last update: After Race 23 of 2022 season (Michigan International Speedway) […]

    Bubba Wallace laments runner-up finish at Michigan

    (Sun, 07 Aug 2022 20:34:51 GMT)

    Bubba Wallace won the pole, led 22 laps and tied his season-best finish with a runner-up result Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. It was a career weekend for Wallace, yet there was no celebration from the driver of the No. 23 McDonald’s Toyota following the FireKeepers Casino 400. MORE: Official results | At-track photos With […]

    Kevin Harvick breaks 65-race drought, wins Cup race at Michigan

    (Sun, 07 Aug 2022 19:37:09 GMT)

    On a blustery Sunday in the Irish Hills of Michigan, Kevin Harvick saved his season. Grabbing the lead and pulling away after a restart on Lap 166 of 200 at Michigan International Speedway, Harvick won the FireKeepers Casino 400 by 2.903 seconds over pole winner Bubba Wallace and leap-frogged bubble-riding Martin Truex Jr. in the […]

    NASCAR TV Schedule: Week of Aug. 8-14, 2022

    (Sun, 07 Aug 2022 18:43:43 GMT)

    Which channels have NASCAR programming this week? We answer that and give the weekly NASCAR television listings here in the NASCAR TV schedule. Note: All times are ET. MORE: How to find USA Network | How to find FS1 | Get FOX Sports App | Watch on USA Network | Get the NBC Sports App […]