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NASCAR Homestead: Byron charges through the pack to dominate

William Byron dominated the NASCAR Cup race at Homestead for Hendrick Motorsports to record his first victory of the season and ensure a playoff place

Keselowski: NASCAR will "reap what we sow" with extra road courses

Penske team-mates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano are split over the NASCAR Cup series' increased road course intake, with the former believing the series must "reap what we sow."

Bell not "overly shocked" to claim first NASCAR Cup win

Christopher Bell says he is not "overly shocked" at winning his first career NASCAR Cup race on a road course, although he believes to win at Daytona "is quite surprising"

NASCAR Daytona road course: Bell passes Logano for first Cup win

Christopher Bell hunted down leader Joey Logano in the closing laps of the NASCAR Cup Series race on the Daytona road course to record his maiden at the 38th attempt

Hamlin laments lack of Toyotas on NASCAR Cup grid for Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin believes "a lack of numbers" in NASCAR Cup teams using Toyota machinery played a "big role" in the Daytona 500, potentially costing him a fourth victory

Daytona 500 winner McDowell "never lost hope" amid long win drought

Daytona 500 winner Michael McDowell says he "never lost of hope" of winning in the NASCAR Cup Series for the first time after 18 years and 358 race starts

Daytona 500: Maiden NASCAR win for McDowell after fiery final-lap crash

Michael McDowell scored his first NASCAR Cup Series win in the heavily-delayed Daytona 500, after a fiery final-lap crash eliminated the leading Penske duo of Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski

Jones and Truex to start NASCAR Daytona 500 from the back

Erik Jones and Martin Truex Jr are the latest NASCAR Cup drivers to be hit with a penalty before the Daytona 500, taking the number of drivers penalised to eight

NASCAR would be "surprised" to attract new OEMs without hybrid move

NASCAR president Steve Phelps says he would "surprised" if a new OEM opted to enter the top level of stock car racing without provision for an electric hybrid system

1990 Daytona winner Cope plans aggression on NASCAR swansong

One-time Daytona 500 winner Derrike Cope says the NASCAR Cup regulars will "know I am there" in his final competition appearance on Sunday, 10 years after his last Daytona start

Larson exceeded expectations during NASCAR suspension - Hendrick

Kyle Larson "did 10 times" what was expected of him during his suspension from NASCAR after using a racial slur in an i-Racing event, according to new boss Rick Hendrick

The NASCAR subplots to keep an eye on in 2021 Plus

The NASCAR subplots to keep an eye on in 2021

This weekend's Daytona 500 kickstarts a NASCAR Cup season that promises plenty of intrigue courtesy of new owners and a refreshed calendar. Here's what you need to know ahead of the new season

How a second-chance NASCAR ace is rebuilding his career Plus

How a second-chance NASCAR ace is rebuilding his career

From a disgraced NASCAR exile, Kyle Larson has been given a shot at redemption by the powerhouse Hendrick Motorsports squad. Replacing seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson is no easy billing, but Larson has every intention of repaying the team's faith

Daytona 500: Bowman claims pole for 2021 NASCAR season-opener

Alex Bowman claimed a second Daytona 500 pole position in qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Cup season-opener, with team-mate William Byron securing a second Hendrick Motorsports front-row in three years

Busch takes unlikely NASCAR Clash race win ahead of Daytona 500

Kyle Busch scored an unlikely victory in the exhibition NASCAR Clash race on the Daytona road course, after last lap contact between leaders Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott

Daytona 500 "separate programme" to Cindric's other NASCAR races

Reigning NASCAR Xfinity Series champion Austin Cindric says he has "compartmentalised" his Daytona 500 programme for Penske, describing his Cup debut as a "separate programme"

Hamlin explains split duties as NASCAR driver and 23XI team co-owner

Denny Hamlin has shed light on how he'll split his workload between racing for Joe Gibbs and be co-owner at the new 23XI Racing squad in the NASCAR Cup Series

Busch: New NASCAR Next Gen car needs venting and cooling development

Kurt Busch has pinpointed the exhaust system of the Next Gen NASCAR car currently undergoing testing as an area that needs development through its "venting and cooling"

Marks: NASCAR's next generation car delay to 2022 a "blessing in disguise"

Former NASCAR driver now team co-owner Justin Marks believes delaying NASCAR's next-generation Cup car until 2022 is a "blessing in disguise" for his new Trackhouse Racing squad

Why NASCAR's latest second-generation champion is just getting started Plus

Why NASCAR's latest second-generation champion is just getting started

Chase Elliott's late charge to the 2020 NASCAR Cup title defied predictions that it would be a Kevin Harvick versus Denny Hamlin showdown. While the two veterans are showing no signs of slowing down, Elliott's triumph was a window into NASCAR's future

Phoenix NASCAR: Elliott produces recovery charge to take Cup title

Chase Elliott recovered from a pre-race penalty to dominate the NASCAR Cup Series finale at Phoenix and clinch his first Cup drivers' title

The major players in NASCAR Cup's season finale at Phoenix

As the world's attention has been drawn towards Phoenix this week looking for any inkling as to which way the results of that race in the state of Arizona will go, there is also the small matter of the NASCAR Cup Series weekend finale

Elliott into playoff finals with NASCAR Cup Martinsville win, Harvick out

Chase Elliott booked his place in the NASCAR Cup playoffs final with victory at Martinsville, as regular season champion Kevin Harvick was eliminated in a thrilling conclusion to the race

Busch takes first 2020 NASCAR Cup win in heavily-delayed Texas race

Defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch secured his first win of the 2020 season in the heavily-delayed Texas race, having perfectly executed an aggressive fuel strategy

Texas NASCAR race postponed for a third time

The NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas has been postponed for a third time, after attempts to dry the circuit for a hoped restart were again scuppered

NASCAR Cup race at Texas delayed again to Tuesday after wash-out

The NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Texas has been further postponed to Tuesday afternoon following a wash-out on Monday

NASCAR Cup round at Texas postponed to Monday following rain

The NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Texas has been postponed until Monday following persistent rain that left cars able to run only 45 racing laps

Kansas NASCAR: Logano secures championship race spot with victory

Team Penske's Joey Logano became the first NASCAR Cup Series driver to secure a place in the championship-deciding race with victory at Kansas, fending off late pressure from Kevin Harvick

NASCAR Charlotte: Elliott wins with Kyle Busch eliminated from Playoffs

Chase Elliott scored his third NASCAR Cup Series win of the season at the Charlotte Roval, as reigning champion Kyle Busch was eliminated from the Playoffs

NASCAR Talladega: Hamlin prevails in photo-finish after investigation

Denny Hamlin survived a post-race investigation to win the NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race at Talladega, edging out Matt DiBenedetto in a photo-finish during the third period of overtime

IndyCar Indianapolis: Newgarden claims Harvest GP win and narrows gap to Dixon

Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden dominated the first race of the Harvest Grand Prix double-header on the Indianapolis road course, slashing Scott Dixon's championship lead to 40 points

IndyCar Indianapolis: VeeKay claims maiden pole for opening Harvest GP race

Rinus VeeKay took his maiden IndyCar series pole position in qualifying for the first race of the Harvest Grand Prix double-header on the Indianapolis road course, just pipping Colton Herta

NASCAR Las Vegas: Kurt Busch takes playoffs wins in overtime

Kurt Busch became the first NASCAR Cup Series driver to book his spot in the next round of the Playoffs with victory in overtime at Las Vegas

Why Johnson’s playoff failure won’t tarnish his legacy Plus

Why Johnson’s playoff failure won’t tarnish his legacy

The last season of a retiring NASCAR great has shown promise, and may have resulted in another playoff push without small issues outside his control. 2020 won't be the year Jimmie Johnson would have wanted, but it won't be what he is remembered for

IndyCar Gateway: Newgarden wins second race under caution

Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden recorded his second victory of season for Team Penske under caution in the second race of the double-header at Gateway

IndyCar Gateway: Dixon avenges Indy 500 defeat by besting Sato in race one

Scott Dixon fended off a late charge from Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato at Gateway to record his 50th IndyCar career win and extend his championship points lead

Will Power and Takuma Sato share pole for Gateway IndyCar double-header

Will Power scored his 59th IndyCar Series pole position for the first of two races at Gateway, while Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato topped the times for Sunday's second race

Sato takes second Indy 500 victory under caution for Pigot accident

Takuma Sato won his second Indianapolis 500 after a huge late accident for Spencer Pigot brought about an early end to the 104th running of the race

Elliott beats Hamlin in NASCAR Cup's first Daytona road course race

Chase Elliott secured his second victory of the season in the first ever NASCAR Cup Series race on the Daytona road course, fending off Denny Hamlin after a late restart

Andretti beats Dixon to claim 2020 Indy 500 pole position

Marco Andretti denied Scott Dixon pole position for the 2020 Indianapolis 500 with the last run of Fast Nine qualifying - taking the squad's first pole for the race since 2005

Andretti leads Indy 500 qualifying opener

Marco Andretti headed an Andretti Autosport one-two-three-four on the first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying, as Team Penske struggled, while Fernando Alonso could only manage 26th on the grid

NASCAR Michigan: Harvick doubles up after beating Hamlin in second race

Kevin Harvick resisted a late challenge from Denny Hamlin to claim his second NASCAR Cup Series win of the Michigan double-header

NASCAR Michigan: Harvick takes fifth win of 2020 in overtime

Kevin Harvick fended off an attack from Brad Keselowski in overtime to seal victory in the first race of the NASCAR Cup Series double-header at Michigan

New Hampshire NASCAR: Keselowski dominates final stages for victory

Team Penske's Brad Keselowski dominated the latter stages of the NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire for his third win of 2020, his first at the venue since 2014

NASCAR Cup Texas: Dillon brushes off late restarts to book play-off place

Austin Dillon scored his first NASCAR Cup Series win since the 2018 Daytona 500 at Texas for Richard Childress Racing after seeing out a flurry of late restarts

IndyCar Iowa: Newgarden wins second race from pole

Josef Newgarden became the first IndyCar driver to win from pole position at Iowa, as the reigning series champion dominated on his way to his first win of the season

IndyCar Iowa: Pagenaud fights back from last to win from Dixon

Team Penske's Simon Pagenaud used an aggressive fuel strategy to claim his first win of the IndyCar season in the first race at Iowa, after starting last on the grid

IndyCar Iowa: Daly scores his and Carlin's maiden pole for Race 1

Conor Daly scored a maiden IndyCar Series pole position in qualifying for the first race at Iowa, with reigning champion Josef Newgarden on pole for the second race

Elliott follows in father's footsteps to win NASCAR All-Star race at Bristol

Hendrick Motorsports' Chase Elliott fended off a late charge from reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch to win the rescheduled All-Star race at Bristol and bank $1 million

The NASCAR experiment that could teach F1 a lesson Plus

The NASCAR experiment that could teach F1 a lesson

While Formula 1 rejected the chance to trial reversed grids at double-header races in 2020, NASCAR rolled the dice by flipping the top 20 for the second legs at Darlington, Charlotte and Pocono. Autosport crunches the data to assess whether F1 missed a trick

NASCAR Talladega: Blaney takes frantic win in photo finish

Ryan Blaney has scored a first NASCAR Cup Series win of the season for Team Penske in the rescheduled Talladega race, pipping Ricky Stenhouse Jr in overtime at the superspeedway

Thunderstorms force Talladega NASCAR race postponement to Monday

The NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega has been postponed to Monday after thunderstorms hit the superspeedway circuit on Sunday afternoon

NASCAR Homestead: Hamlin fends off Elliott to win weather-delayed race

Denny Hamlin fended off a late charge from Chase Elliott to record his third win of the season in the heavily delayed NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead

NASCAR Martinsville: Truex recovers from penalty for first Cup win of 2020

Martin Truex Jr recovered from a pitlane infringement penalty to dominate the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville and score his first victory of the 2020 season

NASCAR Atlanta: Harvick eases to second Cup Series win of 2020

Stewart-Haas Racing's Kevin Harvick eased to his second victory of the NASCAR Cup Series season at Atlanta after dominating the final stage of the race

Bristol NASCAR: Keselowski wins after late Elliott and Logano clash

Brad Keselowski inherited victory in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol as leaders Joey Logano and Chase Elliott took each other out with two laps to go

NASCAR News: Elliott finds redemption with win in Charlotte

Hendrick Motorsports' Chase Elliott overtook an ailing Kevin Harvick late on to claim his first victory of the season in the rescheduled NASCAR Cup Series second race at Charlotte

NASCAR News: NASCAR postpones second Charlotte race due to rain

The second NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte has been postponed until Thursday night due to rainstorms in North Carolina

Charlotte NASCAR: Keselowski wins 600-mile race from last, Johnson disqualified

Brad Keselowski recovered from the back of the grid in the Charlotte 600-mile NASCAR Cup race to win, while second-placed Jimmie Johnson was disqualified post-race for a technical infringement

NASCAR Darlington 500: Hamlin wins rain-shortened midweek race

Denny Hamlin employed a clever strategy to win his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season at Darlington in a race cut short by rain on Wednesday night