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NASCAR limits lower-tier races for vets

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kyle Busch has been to victory lane 15 times this season. Only four of the trips were in his Sprint Cup car.

Those other 11 wins came in NASCAR's two lower-tier national series, much to the chagrin of die-hard race fans who believe the Xfinity and Truck Series should be for newcomers and development drivers.

On Wednesday, NASCAR announced a limit beginning next season for how many times veteran Cup drivers can moonlight at the lower level. A Cup driver with more than five years full-time experience will be restricted to 10 races in the Xfinity Series and seven races in the Truck Series.


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NASCAR Schedule
Sprint CupGoody's Fast Relief 500Oct. 3010:13 PT11:13 MT12:13 CT1:13 ET13:13 ET17:13 GMT1:13 北京时间10:13 MST12:13 EST21:13 UAE11:13 CT18:13 CETNaN:� BRT TV: NBCSN
XFINITYGreat Clips 250 benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaJun. 1310:46 PT11:46 MT12:46 CT1:46 ET13:46 ET17:46 GMT1:46 北京时间10:46 MST12:46 EST21:46 UAE12:46 CT19:46 CET TV: FS1
Camping World TruckTexas Roadhouse 200Oct. 2910:46 PT11:46 MT12:46 CT1:46 ET13:46 ET17:46 GMT1:46 北京时间10:46 MST12:46 EST21:46 UAE12:46 CT19:46 CETNaN:� BRT TV: FS1

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1 J.Logano 4000 2
2 J.Johnson 4000 3
3 K.Harvick 4000 4
4 M.Kenseth 4000 2
5 C.Edwards 4000 2
6 D.Hamlin 4000 3
7 K.Busch 4000 1
8 K.Busch 4000 4
9 M.Truex Jr. 2191 4
10 B.Keselowski 2168 4
11 A.Dillon 2163 0
12 C.Elliott 2156 0
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