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FILE - In this May 24, 2009 file photo, Mari Hulman George, chairman of the board of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, gives the command to start engines at the start the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Hulman George, chairman of the board emeritus of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died early Saturday, Nov. 3, 3018. She was 83. Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Hulman George’s death early Saturday in a statement and said her family was by her side.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
November 03, 2018 - 9:48 am
Mari Hulman George, the "quiet pioneer" of auto racing who ordered drivers to start their engines and was instrumental in the expansion of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, died Saturday. She was 83. Hulman George, the speedway's chairman of the board emeritus, died in Indianapolis with her family at...
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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kurt Busch heads down the front stretch during a practice session for a weekend auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
November 02, 2018 - 8:37 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kurt Busch knows he took his first and only NASCAR Cup Series championship for granted. The one that came 14 years ago with another team. "If it happens again, I'll appreciate it that much more," Busch said Friday. Now 40 years old and with an uncertain future after this...
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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Kurt Busch heads down the front stretch during a practice session for a weekend auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
November 02, 2018 - 6:15 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kurt Busch knows he took his first and only NASCAR Cup Series championship for granted. The one that came 14 years ago with another team. "If it happens again, I'll appreciate it that much more," Busch said Friday. Now 40 years old and with an uncertain future after this...
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Joey Logano celebrates after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
October 28, 2018 - 6:45 pm
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joey Logano earned a shot at NASCAR's Cup title by using an old fashioned bump-and-run on Martin Truex Jr. to win at Martinsville Speedway. Truex slid sideways across the finish line and promptly declared Logano won't take his title from him this year. Logano won Sunday's...
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Jimmie Johnson, center, poses with owner Rick Hendrick, left, and Ally Financial CEO Jeffery Brown, right, after announcing a second primary sponsor for his team prior to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
October 28, 2018 - 4:09 pm
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Rick Hendrick, a car dealer at the end of the day, pulled off another sales job of Jimmie Johnson to preserve the branding of the seven-time NASCAR champion. Ally Financial Inc. will sponsor Johnson for all 38 races in the next two NASCAR seasons — the remaining years on...
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October 28, 2018 - 1:27 pm
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson has landed just the second primary sponsor of his career as Ally Financial will partner with Hendrick Motorsports to back the seven-time NASCAR champion in 2019-2020. Lowe's has been Johnson's sponsor since his 2001 debut and has been represented in some part...
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Chase Elliott celebrates winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Sunday, Oct 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
October 21, 2018 - 6:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Chase Elliott first had to figure out how to win at NASCAR's top level. Now that he's got that handled, the son of 1988 champion Bill Elliott is chasing a title of his own. Elliott won at Kansas Speedway on Sunday for his second victory in three races, cementing himself as...
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Chase Elliott celebrates winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Sunday, Oct 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
October 21, 2018 - 6:06 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Chase Elliott won at Kansas Speedway on Sunday for his second victory in three races, cementing himself as a championship threat late in a season in which mighty Hendrick Motorsports has lagged. Elliott needed 98 career starts before he figured out how to close out a win...
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Joey Logano (22) and Kevin Harvick (4) lead the pack at the start of a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Sunday, Oct 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
October 21, 2018 - 4:41 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's elimination race at Kansas Speedway (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Kevin Harvick has won the second stage of the elimination race at Kansas Speedway, and Kyle Busch and Joey Logano locked up spots in the third round of the playoffs. Only Chase Elliott...
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Kevin Harvick smiles in the garage area before practice for the NASCAR Cup series auto race, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 07, 2018 - 3:23 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Dover International Speedway (all times local): ___ 3:20 p.m. Kevin Harvick has won the first stage of the NASCAR playoff race at Dover. The race winner earns an automatic berth into the round of eight of NASCAR's playoffs. Harvick was about as...
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