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Kyle Larson returning to NASCAR nearly 7 months after being fired for using racial slur

Kyle Larson will be back in NASCAR next season driving the flagship No. 5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports. Larson signed a multi-year contract Wednesday with Hendrick that ended his nearly seven-month banishment from NASCAR for using a racial slur while playing an online racing game last spring.

Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin starting NASCAR team with Bubba Wallace as driver

Denny Hamlin is starting his own race car team in partnership with Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan and Bubba Wallace as the driver.

No fans for upcoming Indianapolis 500 as Penske reverses course

Roger Penske has reversed course and decided not to allow fans at the Indianapolis 500 later this month. The 104th running of the race will be the first without spectators, who showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway every year, even during the Great Depression.

Trump demands Bubba Wallace apology, alleges noose incident was 'a hoax'

NASCAR's layered relationship with Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when the U.S. president blasted the series for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only full-time Black driver of perpetrating "a hoax" when a crew member found a noose in the team garage stall.

7-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson tests positive for virus

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway,

NASCAR, IndyCar collide for racing extravaganza on same weekend for 1st time

The once-frosty schism between the two biggest racing series in the United States has finally thawed and the result is a blockbuster event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — even without fans.

Black NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace angry at perceived tests of his character

NASCAR is defending its reaction to the discovery of a rope that resembled a noose in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace and insists it would call the FBI again. Wallace, who is Black, says there is no confusion and the rope had been fashioned into a noose.

No charges in NASCAR noose incident involving Black driver Bubba Wallace

The noose found hanging in Bubba Wallace's garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway had been there since at least last October, federal authorities said Tuesday in announcing there will be no charges filed in an incident that rocked NASCAR.

FBI investigating noose left in garage stall of Black NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace

Authorities say the FBI is investigating the discovery of a noose found in the Talladega Superspeedway garage stall of Bubba Wallace, and the governor of Alabama condemned the act against NASCAR's only Black full-time driver.

Scott McLaughlin wins after chaotic finish in IndyCar iRacing finale

Scott McLaughlin was supposed to leave Australia for Indianapolis this month to make his IndyCar debut on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Instead, he had to settle for a victory Saturday on the virtual Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval.

NASCAR to resume season in May with 7 races in 11 days

NASCAR announced Thursday that it will resume its season without fans starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina with the premier Cup Series racing three more times in an 11-day span.

F1 driver Lando Norris wins in IndyCar iRacing debut

Formula One driver Lando Norris embarrassed the field in his IndyCar iRacing debut by dominating Saturday's race at virtual Circuit of the Americas in Texas.

Pagenaud beats Penske teammates to win 2nd straight virtual IndyCar race

A second straight victory in virtual racing for Simon Pagenaud and Team Penske, and tempers were hot at the end of this one.

Kyle Larson fired after sponsors drop rising NASCAR star over racial slur

Kyle Larson was fired Tuesday by Chip Ganassi Racing, a day after nearly every one of his sponsors dropped the star driver for using a racial slur during a live stream of a virtual race.

NASCAR star Kyle Larson suspended without pay after using racial slur during virtual race

NASCAR star Kyle Larson Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night when he appeared to lose communication on his headset with his spotter. During a check of his microphone, he said, "You can't hear me?" That was followed by the N-word.