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WOKING, England (AP) — Carlos Sainz Jr. will leave Renault to drive for McLaren in Formula One next year as a replacement for Fernando Alonso. McLaren said it signed the 23-year-old Spaniard to a “multi-year” deal without giving further details. “I’ve been a McLaren fan for as long as I can remember. It’s a great …

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne says he is retiring from full-time racing. The 38-year-old Kahne announced his intentions Thursday on Twitter, saying “I’m not sure what the future holds for me, but I’m at ease with the decision that I have made.” The former Hendrick Motorsports driver has 18 victories in 15 …

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Keelan Harvick had the father-son weekend of a lifetime: He crashed a golf cart, drove a tiny race car, ran on a NASCAR track to collect his dad’s checkered flag and got to ride shotgun alongside his old man to victory lane. The 6-year-old son of Kevin Harvick was the headliner …

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Kevin Harvick has won at Michigan International Speedway, giving him a NASCAR-high seven victories this season. His No. 4 Ford finished 3-plus seconds ahead of Brad Keselowski’s No. 2 Ford on Sunday. Kyle …

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Consumers Energy 400 is underway with Denny Hamlin leading the field to the green flag for the second straight week. Hamlin, driving the No. 11 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, finished 13th in last week’s race at Watkins Glen. Points leader Kyle Busch moved to the front on Sunday after …

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LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Justin Allgaier used fresh tires to pass rookie Austin Cindric with four laps left and win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Allgaier used the sixth restart of the race to squeeze by Cindric on Turn 1, then held off his challenge on the 72nd …

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Brett Moffitt passed Jimmy Sauter just before the finish line Saturday at Michigan International Speedway for his fourth NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season. Moffitt edged Sauter — the leader the previous 12 laps — by 0.025 seconds. “Pretty amazing this little team’s gone to Victory Lane four times this …

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — NASCAR’s Big 3 has essentially lapped the competition. Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. have combined to win 16 of 22 races and haven’t allowed the field to win consecutive races with points at stake this year. Of the other 56 drivers who have started a race, only Clint …

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch swept the front row in qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick, neck-and-neck with Busch all season, was right behind in third. Hamlin went 202.794 mph in Friday’s session to win a pole for the second consecutive week. The JGR veteran is winless this season, while …

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jim France seems to be choosing to stay in the shadows, declining to let the public hear from him as the interim chairman and CEO of NASCAR. France is not expected to be available for interviews as NASCAR prepares to run its first race, at Michigan International Speedway, since chairman Brian …

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