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Nov 5, 2017 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports FORT WORTH, Texas — Kevin Harvick loves challenges and often searches for the next one to motivate him. He has received more motivation than he really wanted this year, as the challenges even
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7:32 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports FORT WORTH, Texas — Matt Kenseth has no plans to drive in 2018, and while the 2003 NASCAR Cup champion wouldn’t use the word “retirement,” he said it is “probably time to go
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Oct 28, 2017 Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Dale Earnhardt Jr. has announced that he will retire from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series after the 2017 season. As the Hendrick Motorsports driver prepares to climb into the race car for
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NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. — Officials have ruled the deaths of NASCAR driver Ted Christopher and an 81-year-old pilot in a Connecticut plane crash an accident. The medical examiner’s office said Thursday that the September deaths of 59-year-old Christopher and the plane’s pilot, Charles Dundas, were caused by blunt trauma. A toxicology report was turned over
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2:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports FORT WORTH, Texas — Chase Elliott probably can still hear the cheers of the fans from following the race Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. He certainly still feels the frustration. Now it’s time for
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10:52 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Darian Grubb, who won a NASCAR Cup title with Tony Stewart in 2011, will be the crew chief of the Hendrick Motorsports No. 24 car driven by rookie William Byron next season. Grubb,
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8:00 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Ask folks in the industry about teams trying to save money in racing, and the responses range from eyebrows raised with rolled eyes to nervous laughter. The honest truth: Teams will spend all
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10:00 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Chase Elliott didn’t earn the win, but he possibly took a big step in becoming a championship race-car driver Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. Elliott raced well at one of NASCAR’s
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — There should be no confusion about the intensity of NASCAR’s playoffs after Sunday’s show at Martinsville Speedway. Chase Elliott could have won. Same for Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin. It was Kyle Busch, though, who punched his ticket into NASCAR’s championship race with a victory. Busch moved Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Hamlin
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