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Martin Truex Jr. (19) crosses the finish line in front of Joey Logano (22) to win the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, April 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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April 24, 2019 - 1:18 pm
By: The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The parent company of Speedway Motorsports Inc. has made an offer to acquire all of its outstanding common stock, the second move of its kind involving one of the key racetrack operators in NASCAR in the past five months. Sonic Financial Corp. has...
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November 17, 2018 - 8:39 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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November 03, 2018 - 11:49 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Chevrolet will update the Camaro SS Coupe raced in the Xfinity Series and its Silverado used in the Truck Series for NASCAR competition next season. The Camaro is getting its third update since its 2013 debut. The Silverado is being altered for the first time since 2014...
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September 24, 2018 - 4:46 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hendrick Motorsports and Hooters have reached a three-year agreement to extend the restaurant chain's primary sponsorship of Chase Elliott's No. 9 Chevrolet for three races per year in NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup Series. The contract covers the 2019-2021 seasons. Hooters joined...
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September 21, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Sandston, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) - Henrico will be shifting lanes and traffic to aide with traffic coming into and leaving the Federated Auto Parts 400 Saturday Night. This is the first year Richmond Raceway has held a NASCAR playoff race. The changes will be as follows: • Carolina Avenue between...
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September 18, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - Women’s pro bowling action has swung into Richmond. The Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) is holding the PWBA 2018 Tour Championship at the Old Dominion Building at the Richmond Raceway Complex. The pins are under attack today (9/18/18) and tomorrow night at The...
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August 20, 2018 - 4:46 pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) — Race drivers and others have been answering the call from an 11-year-old Iowa boy who wants racing stickers to cover his casket after he dies from leukemia. Caleb Hammond's uncle, Chris Playle, told The Des Moines Register that his family brought him home to Oskaloosa, about...
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August 18, 2018 - 8:14 am
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Larson capitalized on Kyle Busch's early exit to win the Xfinity Series race Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, his first victory ever at the track he calls his favorite. Larson has won four of the six Xfinity Series races he has entered this season. The latest...
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August 06, 2018 - 3:52 pm
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — A teenager who held up a North Carolina lemonade stand for $17 was still at large Monday, and authorities said they hoped to track him through surveillance footage and possible DNA and fingerprint tests. Neighbors were asked to check their home security cameras for possible...
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August 06, 2018 - 1:25 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The CEO and Chairman of NASCAR, Brian France was arrested in Sag Harbor, New York Sunday Night and charged with DUI. Cops say that France drove his 2017 Lexus past a stop sign, resulting in a traffic stop by police. France’s actions and his condition led police to arrest him...
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