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11:48 AM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — 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 offered to buy back
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3:40 PM ET Associated Press KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports alongside her daughter Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 65. The team announced her death Monday. Jackson was the daughter of NASCAR fabricator Robert Gee, who built
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7:13 PM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race will feature two technical elements that could be incorporated into the Gen-7 car set for 2021. NASCAR and Charlotte Motor Speedway announced the technical specifications and format Wednesday for the May 18 exhibition race at the North Carolina track. The
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3:46 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — A track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will be renamed World Wide
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10:11 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson didn’t have many problems on the Boston Marathon course Monday, finishing in 3 hours, 9 minutes, 7 seconds. It was only after receiving his medal from 2014 winner Meb Keflezighi that Johnson ran into a road block: On his way to a postrace
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8:19 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Just because he won’t be surrounded by 3,300-pound cars traveling at more than 200 mph doesn’t mean Jimmie Johnson will be able to relax when he runs the Boston Marathon on Monday. If the seven-time NASCAR champion isn’t thinking about his heart rate or his pace, he’ll be
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7:06 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Kevin Harvick is set to start from the pole on Saturday in the NASCAR race at Richmond Raceway, but the field has been jumbled considerably. NASCAR says eight cars failed prerace inspection, including three that failed twice. They include the cars of local favorite Denny Hamlin, a
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10:25 PM ET Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia native Elliott Sadler retired after last season, but made his return to NASCAR’s Xfinity Series on Friday night at Richmond Raceway. The 43-year-old Sadler drove for Kaulig Racing, finishing 12th in one of just two planned starts this season. He is also scheduled to race at
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