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2:28 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. — When federal prosecutors accused Robert Boston of fraudulently luring investors so, in part, he could fund his son Justin’s racing career, the four-day trial included arguments over whether racing is
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7:56 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Richard Petty Motorsports will switch from Ford to Chevrolet next season as well as form an alliance with Richard Childress Racing which will see RPM secure shop space on the RCR campus. RPM
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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 NASCAR Cup drivers reacted with surprise over the new pit-road rules for 2018, and they have a range of thoughts from optimism to quizzical to concern over NASCAR cutting the over-the-wall crews from
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11:22 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — Dale Earnhardt Jr. grinned broadly throughout the NASCAR Cup Awards ceremony Thursday night. He knew what was coming. And he was going to enjoy it. About midway through the ceremony,
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10:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — NASCAR has restructured its champions awards ceremony to the point where its former vernacular title — “the banquet” — doesn’t even apply. There is no more dinner between comedic acts,
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10:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — The Furniture Row Racing team will celebrate its championship Thursday night, but it already has had one emotional celebratory moment since winning the NASCAR Cup title Nov. 19. Before Cup
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7:13 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports LAS VEGAS — Kurt Busch said he “absolutely” plans to return to Stewart-Haas Racing next season, as he continues to negotiate a contract to continue driving for the team. The 2004 NASCAR Cup
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10:24 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Bud Moore, a World War II veteran who was awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars and who then went on to win two championships and 63 races as a NASCAR car
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5:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports A year ago, NASCAR entered its awards celebration week without a sponsor for the NASCAR Cup Series. It left with one in Monster Energy, creating optimism amid questions about the sport’s health. A
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11:00 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports The racing in NASCAR has ended for 2017, and plenty of drivers took photos with their crews Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, knowing that would be the last time many of them would be
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12:54 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports A Florida woman was arrested for stalking former NASCAR driver Tony Stewart after being angry about him not signing a piece of memorabilia, according to a report by Indianapolis television station WRTV. Kathi
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Each month of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season, ESPN’s Ryan McGee ranks the top 20 drivers in the series. Biggest mover: Austin Dillon jumps three spots, from 18th to 15th. Biggest loser: Jimmie Johnson falls four spots, from fifth to ninth. New this month: Kasey Kahne Dropped out: Daniel Suarez Also considered: Paul Menard,
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8:00 PM ET Ricky Craven Close Ricky Craven is a driver with wins in all of NASCAR’s top three series, including rookie of the year titles in both the 1992 Nationwide Series and 1995 Sprint Cup series. He currently serves as a NASCAR analyst on ESPN studio programs. We will not replace Dale Earnhardt Jr.
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