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Kyle Busch edges Harvick to win Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Kyle Busch is starting to wonder why he even spends time trying to qualify well at Richmond Raceway.

Five months after winning the spring race on the 0.75-mile oval from the 32nd starting spot, Busch did even better Saturday night, winning from 39th to complete a season sweep of the NASCAR Cup Series races. Read More...

Newman moving to Roush-Fenway in 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Ryan Newman will drive full-time for Roush-Fenway Racing in the No. 6 Ford next season in NASCAR's Cup series.

The team announced the move Saturday at Richmond Raceway, hours before the second race of the playoffs. Read More...

Bell wins Xfinity opener, Earnhardt 4th

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. is not quite finished with racing.

The NASCAR fan favorite got back behind the wheel Friday night, led 96 laps and finished fourth in an Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway. It was his first race since he retired from the Cup Series after last season and became a father earlier this year. Read More...

Hooters extends sponsor deal for Elliott

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 Hendrick as a two-race primary sponsor for Elliott in 2017. Read More...

Hot Keselowski wins Vegas playoff opener

LAS VEGAS (AP) Brad Keselowski nailed the final restart and roared away from the field in the scorching Vegas heat.

With another huge performance in his late-season surge, Keselowski finished up front again - and he's got NASCAR's Big Three drivers looking over their shoulders. Read More...

Harvick blows tire, crashes out in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Latest on the NASCAR playoff opener at Las Vegas (all times local):

2:22 p.m. Read More...

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