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    Kyle Busch wins Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race

    Kyle Busch earned a berth in the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs with a dominant victory Sunday at New Hampshire Motorspeedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. Busch slipped through smoke from a multi-car crash on the backstretch that knocked out Martin Truex Jr.’s run at a second straight win and won in the No. 18 Toyota for the third time this season. Busch, who won from the pole, put together a complete effort and joined Truex in the next round of the playoffs. The...

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    Perris Auto Speedway hosts 200th Sprint Car Series race

    It is appropriate the 200th USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series race at Perris Auto Speedway will be the annual Glenn Howard Classic. Also on the card, which gets the green flag at 7 p.m., will be the PAS Seniors and Young Guns Sprints. Arizona’s R.J. Johnson will be after his fourth PAS consecutive win, but faces stiff competition from five-time series champion and current point leader Damion Gardner, Brody Roa, Jake Swanson, Austin Williams and Cal Poly Pomona graduate Mike...

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    NASCAR, NHRA championship runs get underway this week

    It’s just a coincidence both the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup and NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will start the championship portion of their respective schedules this week. NASCAR will be in Chicago for the beginning of its 10-race schedule that will finish Nov. 19 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, which escaped major damage from the recent Hurricane Irma. Sixteen drivers are in the playoffs and four are eliminated after three-race segments until the surviving quartet battle for...

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