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Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo, of Australia, waits to ring the third practice session for the F1 Canadian Grand Prix auto race, Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 2:45 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo drove go-karts while growing up in Australia and found himself drawn to stock car racing and the big personalities behind the wheels. "I loved a lot of motorsports, but as far as the ovals go, I was more into NASCAR," Ricciardo said this month. "Dale Earnhardt was...
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Clint Bowyer holds the Firekeepers Casino 400 trophy after winning a shortened NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, June 10, 2018, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 10, 2018 - 9:19 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — After 120 laps and two stages, the race could now be official. Any driver in the lead might conceivably win if rain intervened. Clint Bowyer had finished second to teammate Kevin Harvick in the second stage, and both came to pit road. Bowyer took only two tires — and felt...
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Air Titan track drying trucks drive on the track during a rain delay before the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, June 10, 2018, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 10, 2018 - 6:41 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup Series race at Michigan (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Kevin Harvick won the second stage of Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan. Harvick took the lead on a 90th-lap restart and was ahead when the second stage ended after lap 120. The race is...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, makes a pit stop during the IndyCar auto race Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
June 09, 2018 - 11:47 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Scott Dixon won his second consecutive IndyCar Series race to quickly break a tie for the third-most career wins in Indy-car history. Dixon led 119 of 248 laps at Texas on Saturday night for his...
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Austin Dillon (3) leads Daniel Hemric to the checkered flag behind the pace car while under caution during the NASCAR Xfinity series auto race, Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 09, 2018 - 8:41 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Austin Dillon and Daniel Hemric didn't have much time to battle for the lead after the final restart. As long as one of them was in front when the rain came, Richard Childress Racing was going to win. Dillon ended up beating his teammate Saturday in the rain-shortened NASCAR...
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June 09, 2018 - 6:44 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has never won a NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan. For some drivers, that might be no big deal, but Keselowski is from Rochester Hills, about 90 miles from Michigan International Speedway. "A win here would be like winning the Daytona 500 for me," Keselowski...
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NASCAR driver Kyle Larson signs autographs after practice for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Brooklyn, Mich., Fruday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Bob Brodbeck)
June 08, 2018 - 6:50 pm
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson is still seeking his first victory of the season. He may have come to the right place. Michigan International Speedway has been awfully good to Larson of late. He's won the last three NASCAR Cup Series races there, including two in 2017. He's ninth in the points...
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Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
June 03, 2018 - 7:14 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. had his car parked on the White House lawn and was feted with a day in his honor in his home state of New Jersey. Nearly seven months after winning his first NASCAR Cup championship, Truex's whirlwind victory tour remains on a barnstorming schedule. "It just...
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Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 28, 2018 - 11:26 am
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — At NASCAR's halfway point, it sure looks like a two-man race to the title between past champions Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch. They have combined to win nine of 13 races — 10 of 14 counting this month's All-Star race — and neither expects to slow down during the second half of...
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Will Power, of Australia, celebrates after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 28, 2018 - 3:05 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power lost three consecutive championships before he decided a change was in order. He knew he must improve on oval tracks to be considered among the best in racing. If there was any doubt how serious Power was about his turnaround, he settled it Sunday by winning on the...
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