NASCAR

1:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports The quarterfinal round of 12 has a different dynamic in 2017, and it’s not just because of the playoff points that drivers carry into the three-race stretch of Charlotte-Talladega-Kansas. With Talladega as the
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5:20 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Denny Hamlin knows NASCAR teams are struggling to find dollars, but when the suggestion that drivers should take pay cuts comes up, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver will lobby that
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“You see that street over there? I used to drag race over there. I got into a little trouble on that street.” That was Robert Yates’ assessment of a flat, straight industrial frontage road not far from the area of Charlotte known as The Plaza, where he grew up in the 1950s. He rubbed his
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11:12 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Robert Yates, a NASCAR Cup champion car owner and innovative engine builder who once was told by a college professor that he wouldn’t amount to anything because he spent his time working on
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LAS VEGAS — Ben Rhodes earned his first career Truck Series victory by holding off Christopher Bell on Saturday night at Las Vegas. Rhodes earned an automatic berth into the second round of the playoffs with the win. Bell was the winner a week ago at New Hampshire. Rhodes was the winner of the second
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