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8:38 PM ET Associated Press SPARTA, Ky. — Sheldon Creed won the NASCAR Truck Series race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway when rain washed out the final stage. Creed won for the first time in the series, taking the second stage just before the thunderstorm hit the track. Creed started second in the No. 2
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11:10 PM ET ESPN News Services SPARTA, Ky. — Austin Cindric dominated Friday night to sweep the NASCAR Xfinity Series doubleheader at Kentucky Speedway. A night after racing to his first career oval victory in an overtime finish, the Team Penske driver was even stronger in the No. 22 Ford Mustang in the 300-mile capper.
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1:48 AM ET Justin Allgaier finished fifth in Friday night’s Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway after he was cleared to race by NASCAR earlier in the day. Allgaier went to the hospital for evaluation following a last-lap crash in Thursday night’s race at the track and said in a video he posted to Twitter
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12:36 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson is just as confused as everyone else about his plight with the coronavirus. A positive test caused the seven-time NASCAR champion to miss the first race of his career, and it was followed three days later by a negative test. He never suffered any symptoms
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1:48 AM ET Xfinity Series driver Justin Allgaier was transported to a hospital for evaluation after being involved in a last-lap crash during Thursday night’s Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway. Allgaier’s JR Motorsports Chevrolet had contact with Ronnie Bassett Jr.‘s Chevy, with Bassett making hard contact with the inside wall that lifted his car
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11:04 PM ET Associated Press SPARTA, Ky. — Austin Cindric answered the nagging question of when he’ll finally conquer an oval. In fact, he did it so well at Kentucky Speedway that the issue now is whether an encore is possible. Cindric won the first of two NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Kentucky this week,
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3:56 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR will move its August road course race from Watkins Glen in upstate New York because of state health restrictions, and the event will shift instead to the road course at Daytona International Speedway. The move means the Cup Series will make its debut on Daytona’s road
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8:44 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and has been cleared to race Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. Johnson missed the first race of his Cup career when he tested positive Friday. He was tested after his wife received a positive result. Jimmie
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10:55 PM ET ESPN News Services Boxing promotions run by Floyd Mayweather, Bob Arum and Oscar De La Hoya, teams in MLS, NASCAR and Indycar were among a cavalcade of sports organizations that navigated a federal loan program designed to help small firms cope with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Data released Monday
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9:12 PM ET Bubba Wallace has a new endorsement deal with Beats by Dre. The popular audio company welcomed Wallace to its family on Monday, hours after President Donald Trump criticized NASCAR’s only full-time Black driver on Twitter. Beats by Dre said the timing of the announcement was not a coincidence. 1 Related “We weren’t
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11:58 AM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — An injured crew member on Ryan Blaney‘s NASCAR team has returned to Team Penske’s headquarters in North Carolina, where he will undergo further evaluation. Zachary Price was treated and released from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and returned home with the rest of Penske’s travel party, the team said
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9:21 AM ET President Donald Trump called out driver Bubba Wallace on Monday, intimating that a noose found in his garage at Talladega Superspeedway last month was a hoax and questioning NASCAR’s decision to ban the Confederate flag from the sport. Trump tweeted: “Has @BubbaWallace apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials
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7:23 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — A tire changer for NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney was taken to a hospital after being injured Sunday early in the Brickyard 400. Zachary Price was pinned between Blaney’s No. 12 Ford and Brennan Poole‘s No. 15 Chevrolet, the result of a six-car pileup near the entrance of pit
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5:53 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Chase Briscoe put on four new tires during a late pit stop Saturday, then held off AJ Allmendinger and Austin Cindric over the final five laps to win the first Xfinity Series race on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course. The Indiana native beat Justin Haley by 1.717 seconds.
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2:00 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid the coronavirus. They washed their hands frequently, diligently followed the face mask guidelines and even left their home in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the less densely populated Aspen, Colorado. And yet both he and his wife still tested
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