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FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Country music singer Jake Owen performs at the 2018 CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. Owen will perform a pre-race concert ahead of the Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 17. (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP, File)
January 30, 2019 - 3:47 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Country music singer Jake Owen will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500. Owen will take the stage ahead of the 61st running of the "Great American Race" at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 17. A native Floridian, Owen featured Daytona Beach in his 2013 hit...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2012, file photo, Glen Wood, right, shows off his induction ring as his brother, Leonard Wood, left, looks on during the NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. Glen Wood, patriarch of the famed Wood Brothers Racing team and the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, has died after a long illness, in Stuart, Virginia. He was 93. "It’s with profound sadness that we mourn the passing of team founder and family patriarch Glen Wood this morning," The Wood Brothers posted on social media Friday morning, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 18, 2019 - 2:56 pm
Glen Wood, the courtly and innovative patriarch of the famed Wood Brothers Racing team who had been the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, died Friday. He was 93. Wood Brothers announced the death of its team founder on social media, saying he died in Stuart, Virginia, after a long...
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File-This Mat 24, 2018, file photo shows Daniel Suarez looking down pit road before qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Aeries auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. Suarez will hit a reset on his career, getting a second chance to prove he can win at NASCAR's top level. Pushed out of a ride with Joe Gibbs Racing, one of the top teams in the sport, Suarez found a soft landing at Stewart-Haas Racing. The SHR four-driver lineup combined for 12 victories last season and claimed half the spots in the round of eight in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 07, 2019 - 10:25 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Suarez will hit a reset on his career, getting a second chance to prove he can win at NASCAR's top level. Pushed out of a ride with Joe Gibbs Racing, one of the top teams in the sport, Suarez found a soft landing at Stewart-Haas Racing. The SHR four-driver lineup...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2018, file photo, Kurt Busch waits in his car before NASCAR Cup Series auto racing practice at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. NASCAR's driver carousel will spin long after the season finale. Former Cup champions Busch and Matt Kenseth, and Daniel Suarez, AJ Allmendinger, Regan Smith and Jamie McMurray are among the drivers certain to start next season with new teams or new roles. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
November 17, 2018 - 3:02 am
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR's driver carousel will spin long after the season finale. Former Cup champions Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth, and Daniel Suarez, AJ Allmendinger, Regan Smith and Jamie McMurray are among the drivers certain to start next season with new teams or new roles. Busch, the...
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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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Aric Almirola celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the 1000Bulbs.com 500 NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
October 14, 2018 - 7:23 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Aric Almirola capped an absolute Stewart-Haas Racing rout at Talladega Superspeedway with an overtime victory that earned him an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's playoffs. It also snapped a 149-race losing streak for Almirola and atoned for his oh-so-close...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski (2) celebrates after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
September 10, 2018 - 6:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, Brad Keselowski figured out the secret to restarting at the Brickyard 400. Then he safely and strategically bumped his way into the lead and sped to the finish line. One year after settling for second in a chaotic, crash-marred race last year, Keselowski redeemed himself...
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NASCAR Cup Series driver Kyle Busch (18) leads the first lap during the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
September 10, 2018 - 5:25 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's two races at Indianapolis on Monday (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Brad Keselowski has given Roger Penske his first win in the Brickyard 400. Keselowski took the lead with a daring pass, bumping leader Denny Hamlin as they came around the 2.5-mile oval on...
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Track driers work to dry the pit lane before the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
September 09, 2018 - 12:50 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The start of the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been delayed because of rain. Indianapolis has been drenched in three days of rain and NASCAR has not been able to get any cars on track before Sunday's scheduled race. But a consistent mist and temperatures...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2017, file photo, Kasey Kahne talks with a crew member after qualifying for the NASCAR cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Kahne will not defend his Brickyard 400 victory because of dehydration issues that have given him an elevated heart rate while he's driving. Regan Smith will drive the No. 95 Chevrolet at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kahne said Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, he's not sure when he can race again, and he's scheduled to retire from NASCAR competition at the end of this season.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
September 07, 2018 - 2:09 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kasey Kahne will not defend his Brickyard 400 victory because of dehydration issues he said result in an elevated heart rate while he is driving. Kahne said he felt so poorly he should not have been driving the final 100 laps of last weekend's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway...
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