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Gateway gets new name, high-tech plan

ST. LOUIS (AP) ��� A track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience.

Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will be renamed World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. Terms of the naming rights agreement announced Wednesday were not disclosed. Read More...

All-Star to have 2 technical elements

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race will feature two technical elements that could be incorporated into the Gen-7 car set for 2021.

NASCAR and Charlotte Motor Speedway announced the technical specifications and format Wednesday for the May 18 exhibition race at the North Carolina track. Read More...

Truex holds off Bowyer in Richmond win

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Martin Truex Jr. had about 40 laps to go and Clint Bowyer closing fast.

In a race to see who could preserve their car best, Truex outlasted Bowyer and then held off a four-lap charge by Joey Logano to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night. Read More...

Custer pulls away, wins Richmond Xfinity

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Cole Custer was openly hoping for rain to shorten the NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond Raceway on Friday night.

Then, he was desperately hoping for the rain to stay away. Read More...

Sadler finishes 12th in Xfinity return

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia native Elliott Sadler retired after last season, but made his return to NASCAR's Xfinity Series on Friday night at Richmond Raceway.

The 43-year-old Sadler drove for Kaulig Racing, finishing 12th in one of just two planned starts this season. He is also scheduled to race at Las Vegas in September. Read More...

Stewart-Haas inks Toco as new sponsor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Stewart-Haas Racing announced a partnership with Toco Warranty that will make the company a primary sponsor of Clint Bowyer's No. 14 Ford Mustang for four races this season.

The company will debut with SHR during the April 26-28 race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. Bowyer's car will also feature the Toco logo for the NASCAR All-Star race on May 17-18 in Charlotte, North Carolina. That's followed by races at Chicagoland Speedway on June 29-20 and Las Vegas on Sept. 13-15. Read More...