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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, former NASCAR race car driver Darrell Waltrip delivers the keynote address during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Waltrip will soon Boogity! Boogity! Boogity! his way into retirement. Everyone yearns for an opportunity to say farewell on their own terms, so with that, Waltrip should bring his second career as a NASCAR broadcaster to a close and squeeze out his classic catchphrase on his own terms as Fox Sports closes its portion of the broadcast deal. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, FIle)
April 04, 2019 - 4:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Darrell Waltrip is set to take the checkered flag on his broadcasting career. The Fox Sports analyst will retire at the end of the network's portion of the NASCAR schedule following the June 23 race at Sonoma Raceway in California. It will likely be the last time the Kentucky...
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Drive Denny Hamlin celebrates in victory lane after winning a NASCAR Cup auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
April 01, 2019 - 2:49 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Denny Hamlin had such a fast car at Texas that he was able to win even after two penalties on pit road and some other issues during green flag conditions. While Hamlin was reviewing all that happened, crew chief Chris Gabehart interrupted — "I think you passed 327 cars by...
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Drive Denny Hamlin celebrates in victory lane after winning a NASCAR Cup auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
March 31, 2019 - 8:57 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Denny Hamlin had such a fast car at Texas that he was able to win even after two penalties on pit road and some other issues during green flag conditions. While Hamlin was reviewing all that happened, crew chief Chris Gabehart interrupted — "I think you passed 327 cars by...
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Drive Denny Hamlin celebrates in victory lane after winning a NASCAR Cup auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
March 31, 2019 - 8:24 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Denny Hamlin had such a fast car at Texas Motor Speedway that he was able to win even after two penalties on pit road and some other issues during green flag conditions. While Hamlin was reviewing all that happened, crew chief Chris Gabehart leaned forward and said, "I...
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Driver Kyle Busch (18) heads into turn 1 during a NASCAR Cup auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
March 31, 2019 - 6:23 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Kyle Busch's chance at a NASCAR triple-header sweep has taken a hit after he brushed the wall. Busch led six times for 66 laps, and was still in front with 59 laps to go Sunday in the 334...
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Driver Joey Logano's pit crew service his car during a NASCAR Cup auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
March 31, 2019 - 5:10 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Denny Hamlin has his first stage win this season, with the lead after 170 laps in the NASCAR Cup race in Texas. Hamlin won the season-opening Daytona 500 and has finished no worse than...
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Jimmie Johnson, right, chats with Joey Logano before qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, March 29, 2019. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
March 31, 2019 - 4:10 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Joey Logano has won the first stage in the NASCAR Cup race at Texas, followed by polesitter Jimmy Johnson and Chase Elliott. It is the second stage win of the year for Logano, a race...
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Jimmie Johnson (48) waves in victory lane after taking the pole position for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, March 29, 2019. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
March 31, 2019 - 3:50 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Jimmie Johnson has already led more laps at Texas than he did combined in NASCAR Cup all of last season and the first six races of this season. Johnson was the polesitter Sunday and...
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Kyle Busch celebrates with the checkered flag after winning a NASCAR auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
March 31, 2019 - 3:09 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 2 p.m. Ryan Newman and Alex Bowman will be going to the back of the 39-car field to start the NASCAR Cup race at Texas. Newman failed pre-race tech inspection twice, leading to the ejection of his...
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Driver Kyle Busch, center, celebrates in victory lane after winning a NASCAR auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
March 31, 2019 - 1:24 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jimmie Johnson is starting on the NASCAR Cup pole at Texas, where Kyle Busch is going for a tripleheader weekend sweep. Busch has two career NASCAR tripleheader sweeps, at Bristol in 2010 and 2017. He missed out on the chance for another in Las Vegas four weeks ago when he...
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