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Denny Hamlin became the fourth driver in NASCAR history to win back-to-back Daytona 500’s with victory in overtime, though a frightening Ryan Newman crash overshadowed the season-opening Cup race’s finish. The race was rescheduled from Sunday to Monday for just the second time after rain forced postponement with just 20 racing laps possible. Hamlin, who
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Hailie Deegan says Ford having a “clearer path” for its NASCAR junior drivers was key to her switch from Toyota. Earlier in December, Ford Performance announced that it had signed Deegan to a multi-year driver development deal and her 2020 racing plans will include running a full season in the NASCAR-owned ARCA Menards Series with
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Rising junior NASCAR racer Hailie Deegan has left Toyota’s development programme to move to Ford, Autosport has learned. Ford has admitted it has a “major announcement” planned for Monday at its headquarters in North Carolina and will announce a new development driver. Multiple sources have confirmed to Autosport that 18-year-old Deegan will be announced as
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Kyle Busch claimed his second NASCAR Cup Series title by winning the 2019 season finale at Homestead, ending a 21-race winless streak in the process. The Toyota driver was one of three Joe Gibbs Racing entrants competing for the championship alongside Martin Truex Jr and Denny Hamlin, as well as Stewart-Haas’ Kevin Harvick. He held
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The 2019 NASCAR Cup championship will be fought out between Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr and Kyle Busch at Homestead later on Sunday. Under the series’ playoff system, the points have been reset and the quartet start equal – whichever of them is first over the line after 267 laps (or more if
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Qualifying for the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series title decider at Homestead has been cancelled and the four championship contenders handed the first two rows of the grid. After persistent rain showers washed out both Friday’s planned practice sessions, NASCAR made the decision to forgo Saturday’s scheduled qualifying session and replace it with 50 minutes of
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Stewart-Haas Racing will promote its Xfinity Series driver Cole Custer to replace Daniel Suarez in its NASCAR Cup Series line-up for 2020, Autosport has learned. Sources have suggested the 21-year-old’s deal will be officially announced within the coming week. A request for comment from a SHR spokesperson was not immediately returned. Custer is one of
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Until a late-race caution set up a three-lap dash to the finish, last Sunday’s NASCAR Cup playoffs semi-final race at Phoenix was short on drama. And that’s a problem for NASCAR, because in 2020 Phoenix will be hosting the championship decider. The need for clean air appeared to dominate and left overtaking at a premium,
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