NASCAR Xfinity Series

Kevin Harvick (4) and Kyle Busch (18) lead the field for the start of the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 28, 2017 - 10:13 pm
The Latest on motorsport's biggest day (all times local): 10:04 p.m. Ryan Blaney's chances of winning the Coca-Cola 600 have ended. Blaney, the winner of the Xfinity Series race at Charlotte on Saturday, took his No. 21 Ford behind the wall after breaking a left rear axle on pit road. Blaney took...
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17) celebrates at the start finish line after winning the Camping World 500 auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Ron Sanders)
May 08, 2017 - 4:00 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — "I have a boyfriend, his name is Richard." With those eight words spoken by Danica Patrick in 2013, everything Ricky Stenhouse Jr. had accomplished in his career became a footnote. He was suddenly "Danica's boyfriend." The princess of auto racing had finally found her prince...
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Chase Elliott (24) get airborne as AJ Allmendinger (47) flips on the backstretch in a crash involving multiple drivers bringing out a red flag during the Camping World 500 auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Greg McWilliams)
May 07, 2017 - 10:11 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — It's been a long journey for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to make his way to victory lane. When he finally got there, in his 158th career NASCAR Cup start, his team owner and famous girlfriend were waiting. His father? Well, he was a little late to the party. A last-lap pass of Kyle...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2013, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. waves to the crowd during driver introductions for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. First went Jeff Gordon. Then Tony Stewart. Now Dale Earnhardt Jr. is packing his bags to leave NASCAR. All have their own reasons, but the nation's most popular auto racing series is a victim of its own popularity. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 26, 2017 - 5:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn't make it to the track anymore. They could compete into their mid-50s, and make a really good living. It's an entirely different world now. First went...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. pauses as he speaks during a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C., Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, April 25, 2017, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
April 25, 2017 - 6:15 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It's never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession. Follow in his footsteps? Forget it. Just being able to drive cars was enough for Dale Earnhardt Jr., and if it made his daddy proud, well,...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2000, file photo, Dale Earnhardt, left, embraces his son Dale Earnhardt Jr, right, in victory lane after Dale Earnhardt Jr won The Winston All-Star auto race at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, April 25, 2017, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
April 25, 2017 - 3:32 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base. At a news conference, Earnhardt said he "wanted the opportunity to go out on his...
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