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8:19 PM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Charlotte native William Byron became the youngest driver ever to capture the pole for the Coca-Cola 600. The 21-year-old Byron, who grew up a short drive from Charlotte Motor Speedway, turned a lap of 183.424 mph in his No. 24 Chevrolet on Thursday night to start out
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5:53 PM ET ESPN News Services Tony Stewart, Joe Gibbs, Waddell Wilson, Buddy Baker and Bobby Labonte were named to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, it was announced Wednesday. The common tie for three of them was Joe Gibbs Racing. Stewart and Labonte both raced for the former NFL coach. Stewart won 49 Cup Series
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10:17 AM ET Associated Press NASCAR is buying International Speedway Corporation in a deal worth about $2 billion. ISC owns some of America’s most well known car racing facilities, including the Daytona International Speedway in Florida, where the company is based, and the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama. The companies said Wednesday that the deal is
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2:38 PM ET Associated Press NASCAR announced a $2 billion merger agreement with International Speedway Corp. on Wednesday, an aggressive move to gain control of key racetracks and set itself up for sweeping changes that could save America’s most popular racing series. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year. ISC
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1:07 AM ET Associated Press CONCORD, N.C. — Clint Bowyer had a lot more to say to Ryan Newman after the checkered flag flew at the NASCAR All-Star Race. He made sure his fists sent that message. Bowyer rushed to Newman’s car after the cool-down lap, frantically trying to land blows through the window while
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1:18 AM ET CONCORD, N.C. — Are you not entertained?! Beneath a Saturday night full moon, the NASCAR All-Star Race featured tricked-out race cars, a frantic pace, four-wide racing, a gaggle of superstar front-runners, a surprise winner and postrace fisticuffs. As a cloud of yellow burnout smoke blasted from the tires of Kyle Larson‘s victorious
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