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Truex wins day after crew member dies

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Martin Truex Jr. didn't feel a sense of urgency to win Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway because of its playoff implications, not with his spot in the next round safe following a victory at Charlotte.

No, the sense of urgency was much more personal. Read More...

Dad-to-be Earnhardt focused on future

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. would much rather talk about the future than the past these days.

NASCAR's most popular driver continued his farewell tour with his final trip to Kansas Speedway on Sunday, politely answering the same questions about his career and legacy that he's face all season. But he lit up when he talked about next week, and a trip with his wife Amy to the doctor's office. Read More...

Collision keys Bell's first Xfinity win

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Christopher Bell raced to his first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday, beating dominant Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Erik Jones after they made contract with four laps left at Kansas Speedway.

Bell led for just those four laps, hanging in second place behind Jones for much of the race before sliding in front of him shortly before the collision. After watching his teammate control the race for so long, the finish came as a surprise for Bell. Read More...

Johnson, Kenseth on bubble at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Jimmie Johnson took time this week to drive the car pool for Hendrick Motorsports whiz kids Alex Bowman and William Byron, while Matt Kenseth joked last weekend about driving a school bus if he fails to find a ride for next season.

Both would be happier driving in hopes of a Cup Series title next week. Read More...

Keselowski wins to advance in playoffs

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) To win the championship this year, Team Penske told Brad Keselowski he had to win at Talladega Superspeedway.

So he did.

Truex lands 36-race sponsorship deal

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) Having the best team in NASCAR has paid off, finally, for Furniture Row Racing.

The team on Sunday announced a full sponsorship package for Martin Truex Jr. in 2018 with Bass Pro Shops, 5-hour Energy and Auto Owners Insurance. Since its inception, the team has primarily been funded out of team owner Barney Visser's pocket. Read More...

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