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NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Tony Stewart poses for pictures prior to the induction ceremony in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
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January 31, 2020 - 10:17 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart, the throwback, blue-collar “People's Champion” of NASCAR, is once again the headline act. Stewart was one of five inductees Friday night into the 11th class of NASCAR's Hall of Fame — a group that is essentially a celebration of Joe Gibbs Racing. The three-time...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2018, file photo, Tony Kanaan, of Brazil, watches after his run during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. Kanaan will get to race 5 oval events, including the Indianapolis 500, in what will be called his “farewell tour” this upcoming IndyCar season. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
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January 30, 2020 - 10:48 am
Tony Kanaan will close his wildly popular IndyCar career this season on a farewell tour of oval tracks and the Indianapolis 500. The “TK Farewell Tour” was announced Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Kanaan is one of the most revered drivers in speedway history. Fans adore the wide-...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo Brad Keselowski puts on his helmet during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Keselowski won three races last year and made the playoffs, joining teammates Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano in a statistically strong season. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
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January 27, 2020 - 4:27 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Team Penske won the championship last year in every series it competes except NASCAR. Doesn't mean it was a bad year: the team still won six races and placed all three of its drivers into the playoffs. It just wasn't good enough, not when Roger Penske's IndyCar, sports car and...
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Reigning NASCAR Champion Kyle Busch reacts to a fan before the Rolex 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Busch will drive a Lexus RC-F GT3 in the race. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
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January 25, 2020 - 7:08 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch drove his Lexus back to the lead lap at the Rolex 24 of Daytona — a move that changed team strategy and got the reigning NASCAR champion pulled from the car to keep him fresh. Busch was scheduled to drive a double stint — roughly 90 minutes — in the Lexus RC F...
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January 19, 2020 - 8:58 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kyle Larson scored one of the biggest victories of his career by ending an 0-for-12 streak to finally win the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. Larson passed Christopher Bell with 17 laps in Saturday night's main event to end his frustrating streak of futility and deny Bell a fourth...
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January 14, 2020 - 10:26 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A hot chocolate company led by Hollywood stuntman and occasional racer Stanton Barrett has signed as primary sponsor for Swedish driver Marcus Ericsson at Chip Ganassi Racing. This is the first entry into IndyCar for Huski Chocolate, a company headquartered in Stockholm that...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2019, file photo, an iPad displays the types of bets that can be placed at the Golden 1 Center's Skyloft Predictive Gaming Lounge, in Sacramento, Calif. Professional sports leagues have found a way to cash in by selling their official data to gambling companies, making the case that the leagues are creating new products for gamblers to bet on. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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January 07, 2020 - 7:06 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Professional sports leagues struck out in their quest for a cut of sports betting money by claiming they needed payments to help protect the integrity of games. They also fumbled an attempt to claim a share of betting proceeds by saying the games are the intellectual...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, Penske Corporation Chairman Roger Penske responds to a question during a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Penske completed his purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, becoming just the fourth owner of the historic facility and subsidiaries that include the IndyCar Series. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)
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January 06, 2020 - 11:28 am
Roger Penske completed his purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, becoming just the fourth owner of the historic facility and subsidiaries that include the IndyCar Series. The speedway had been owned by Tony Hulman and Hulman & Co. since 1945, but the family approached Penske in...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. Cummings died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement on Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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December 31, 2019 - 8:43 pm
A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice. An actress and singer who helped embody the manufactured innocence of the 1950s. A self-made billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president. This year saw the deaths of people who...
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FILE - In this June 3, 1964, file photo, Junior Johnson peers from his car after winning the pole position for the Dixie 400 stock car race at Atlanta International Raceway in Atlanta. Johnson, who won 50 NASCAR Cup Series races as a driver and 132 as an owner and was part of the inaugural class inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010, has died at 88. (AP Photo/File)
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December 20, 2019 - 7:06 pm
Robert Glenn “Junior” Johnson, a moonshine runner turned NASCAR driver described as “The Last American Hero” by author Tom Wolfe in a 1965 article for Esquire, died Friday. He was 88. NASCAR announced the death of Johnson, the winner of 50 races as a driver and 132 as an owner. He was a member of...
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