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Blaney crew member hurt in pit accident

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A tire changer for NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney was taken to a hospital after being injured Sunday early in the Brickyard 400.

Zachary Price was pinned between Blaney's No. 12 car and another car, the result of a six-car pileup near the entrance of pit road 16 laps into the race. Read More...

Briscoe holds on to win Xfinity at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Chase Briscoe parked the No. 98 car on the front straightaway at Indianapolis, climbed out and scaled the catch fence with some crew members. He even kissed the bricks.

It was the kind of celebration that made team owner Tony Stewart proud. Read More...

Johnson 1st NASCAR driver with virus

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Jimmie Johnson and his family took every precaution to avoid the coronavirus.

They washed their hands frequently, diligently followed the face-mask guidelines and even left their home in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the less densely populated Aspen, Colorado. Read More...

Johnson softens stance on Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Jimmie Johnson's stance has softened when it comes to racing the Indianapolis 500.

Johnson will test an Indy car next week for Chip Ganassi Racing on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the first step the seven-time NASCAR champion must take to determine if actual races are in his future. If he's any good, he said, he would be open to racing all 12 street and road course events on the IndyCar schedule. Read More...

NASCAR paint schemes going political

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Many a fan is quick to insist they do not like politics in their sports - no kneeling, no raised fists, no T-shirt messages. Just the game or event, please and thank you.

That has not been the case of late as the nation goes through a reckoning on race and racism following the death of George Floyd in police custody. In NASCAR, the colorful paint schemes on the stock cars themselves have taken a decidedly political turn in recent weeks - and will again this weekend. Read More...

WGI optimistic for August weekend

The roar is back at New York's Thunder Road.

Three months after its opening day was canceled by the coronavirus pandemic, Watkins Glen International is hosting car clubs again as NASCAR weekend looms in mid-August. Read More...

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