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Reddick claims Xfinity Series title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) Tyler Reddick opened Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first season in retirement with a victory and closed it with a championship.

Reddick won the Xfinity Series finale Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to claim the title in NASCAR's development series. Reddick was perhaps a long shot behind Christopher Bell and Cole Custer, but with team owner Earnhardt watching from his pit box, he drove away from the contenders and bookended his rookie season with two massive trips to victory lane. Read More...

Kurt Busch, Kenseth to move on in 2019

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR's driver carousel will spin long after the season finale.

Former Cup champions Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth, and Daniel Suarez, AJ Allmendinger, Regan Smith and Jamie McMurray are among the drivers certain to start next season with new teams or new roles. Read More...

NASCAR season heading to checkered flag

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) NASCAR's season of doom and gloom sputters toward the checkered flag with a stout championship field but the inability to distance itself from everything that's gone wrong in this trying year.

Martin Truex Jr.'s team is closing after the race because his primary sponsor is leaving the sport. Kevin Harvick's team was caught cheating then justified using an illegal spoiler because other teams were doing it first. Read More...

Moffitt wins Truck Series championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) An underdog driver for an underfunded team celebrated a storybook season ending with an improbable championship.

Brett Moffitt won the Trucks Series championship for Hattori Racing, a tiny team stretched so thin financially there were times the organization wasn't sure it could complete this season. But Moffitt, practically a journeyman in NASCAR at age 26, put together the year that made it impossible for the little team to quit. Read More...

Hamlin to part with crew chief Wheeler

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) Denny Hamlin will have a new crew chief next year.

Hamlin tweeted that Sunday's NASCAR Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be his last with crew chief Mike Wheeler. Read More...

Big 3, Logano to vie for championship

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. sat on a bench, scrolling through their phones , oblivious to their surroundings and the stakes.

Joey Logano was a room away, mingling in the back of a ballroom, grinning ear-to-ear and totally at ease. Read More...