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Driver Bubba Wallace, right, is overcome with emotion as he and team owner Richard Petty walk to his car in the pits of the Talladega Superspeedway prior to the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega Ala., Monday June 22, 2020. In an extraordinary act of solidarity with NASCAR’s only Black driver, dozens of drivers pushed the car belonging to Bubba Wallace to the front of the field before Monday’s race as FBI agents nearby tried to find out who left a noose in his garage stall over the weekend. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Associated Press
June 22, 2020 - 5:20 pm
Bubba Wallace steered the No. 43 to the front of pit road, NASCAR champion Kyle Busch pushing the famous car on one side and close friend Ryan Blaney pushing on the other. The entire 40-driver field and their crew members followed. After the car came to a stop, Wallace climbed out, sat on the...
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Bubba Wallace stands for the national anthem before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 14, 2020, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 21, 2020 - 8:41 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — A noose was found in the garage stall of Black driver Bubba Wallace at the NASCAR race in Alabama on Sunday, less than two weeks after he successfully pushed the auto racing series to ban the Confederate flag at its tracks and facilities. NASCAR announced the discovery late...
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Fans dot the stands prior to a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega Ala., Sunday, June 21, 2020. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
June 21, 2020 - 12:34 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Thunderstorms over Talladega Superspeedway have delayed the start of Sunday's race. The race is the first amid the coronavirus pandemic in which NASCAR opened the gates for up to 5,000 fans. Those in the grandstands were urged to seek shelter roughly 30 minutes before the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20. 2017, file photo, former driver and television commentator Dale Jarrett poses for photographers on the red carpet before the start of the NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in Charlotte, N.C. Jarrett says he has tested positive for coronavirus and now is in quarantine. The three-time Daytona 500 winner and 1999 Cup champion made the announcement during NBCSN's Hall of Fame announcement show on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
June 17, 2020 - 1:35 am
NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Jarrett announced Tuesday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and now is in quarantine. The 63-year-old Jarrett broke the news during NASCAR's Hall of Fame announcement, explaining that's why he did not return to NBCSN's studio with the other hosts. The three-time Daytona...
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June 15, 2020 - 4:48 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR is set to allow up to 30,000 fans at the track in Bristol next month when it moves the All-Star race out of Charlotte Motor Speedway for just the second time in the history of the race. If the expected attendance count holds, NASCAR would open to the largest gathering...
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Denny Hamlin jumps from his car after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 14, 2020, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 14, 2020 - 8:10 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin found the magic at Homestead-Miami Speedway, once again. Hamlin went to the lead for the final time with 30 laps left and held off Chase Elliott for his record-tying NASCAR Cup Series victory at Homestead. Former drivers Tony Stewart and Greg Biffle are the other...
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Fans wait for the start of a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, June 14, 2020, in Homestead, Fla. Up to 1,000 area military members and guests were allowed in to watch the race. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 14, 2020 - 1:55 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Bubba Wallace wore a mask in the colors of the American flag, his hand over his heart as he stood for the national anthem. This time, fans joined him. In troubled and unprecedented times, a bit of normalcy returned to sports Sunday. Fans — only 1,000 of them, mostly military...
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Kyle Busch (51) makes a pit stop during a NASCAR Truck Series auto race Saturday, June 13, 2020, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 13, 2020 - 7:00 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Kyle Busch’s slump wasn’t much of a slump. And it’s over now, anyway. Busch won the NASCAR Trucks Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday night, his 58th career win on the circuit and his eighth victory in his last 10 trucks starts. He’d been winless in his last two outings...
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Driver Bubba Wallace is interviewed before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Martinsville, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 13, 2020 - 8:46 am
MIAMI (AP) — Some fans will be back. Some flags will be gone. And after an exhausting few days, NASCAR is about to offer another daunting test at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Cup Series returns to the track for the third time in eight days Sunday at Homestead, which has previously hosted NASCAR...
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Denny Hamlin (11) and Kyle Busch (18) come through a turn during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Martinsville, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 10, 2020 - 9:24 pm
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. used a trip to NASCAR's shortest track to end a lengthy losing streak on the day the stock car series at long last banned the Confederate flag. Truex cruised down the stretch and won his first NASCAR Cup race of the season on Wednesday night in the first...
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