Xfinity, NASCAR closer to deal

2011 Nationwide Chicago

Comcast’s Xfinity is in contract negotiations with NASCAR to become title sponsor of the sport’s secondary series. The company’s broadband, TV and phone division is considering a five- to six-year deal valued at more than $100 million, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. The […]

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Chris Buescher tames Mid-Ohio for first career NNS win


Chris Buescher won the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Saturday at the 2.25-mile Mid-Ohio road course in Lexington, Ohio, capturing the first NNS win of his career in only his 21st career start. Buescher was ultra-smooth over the final 18 laps following the final restart on the […]

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Ryan Truex’s Status for Sunday Uncertain


The team did not participate in the final practice session. Ryan Truex’s status for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 is uncertain after he was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation following a crash in the second practice session. Truex, who was scheduled to start 31st, […]

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Pure speed: Gordon captures pole for Sprint Cup race at Michigan


Gordon topped Joey Logano, Carl Edwards, Brian Vickers, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Paul Menard, Austin Dillon, Jamie McMurray, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Greg Biffle and Ryan Newman. The speeds were certainly up Friday at Michigan International Speedway, as the previous track record was shattered multiple times throughout […]

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