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Johnson ends drought at Coca-Cola 600

Johnson ends drought at Coca-Cola 600

May 26th, 2014 12:17 am by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

CONCORD, N.C. — About the only one not worried about Jimmie Johnson's victory drought this season was the Sprint Cup defending champion.

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Ferguson takes Volunteer Speedway win

Ferguson takes Volunteer Speedway win

May 25th, 2014 10:41 pm by Staff Report

North Carolina's Chris Ferguson won the Super Late Model feature Saturday night at Volunteer Speedway after besting the track's weekly drivers.

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Hunter-Reay holds off Castroneves to win Indy 500

Hunter-Reay holds off Castroneves to win Indy 500

May 25th, 2014 3:38 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first American to win the Indianapolis 500 since 2006, making a dramatic pass of Helio Castroneves on the final lap to win Sunday's race in the second-closest finish in history.

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1 driver, 1 day, 2 races: Kurt Busch ready to attempt The Double

1 driver, 1 day, 2 races: Kurt Busch ready to attempt The Double

May 25th, 2014 5:55 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR veteran Kurt Busch will try to become just the second driver to complete the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 in a single day, a grueling, 1,100-mile slog.

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Larson holds off big boys for Charlotte Nationwide win

Larson holds off big boys for Charlotte Nationwide win

May 24th, 2014 9:48 pm by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Kyle Larson raced to his second Nationwide Series victory of the season Saturday, holding off Sprint Cup drivers Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Nabors back home in Indiana to say farewell

Nabors back home in Indiana to say farewell

May 24th, 2014 2:19 pm by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Jim Nabors, the actor who endearingly portrayed Gomer Pyle and whose rich baritone voice has provided the Indy 500 soundtrack for more than four decades, will perform "Back Home Again in Indiana" on Sunday for the last time.

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Bayne to drive No. 6 for Roush Fenway in 2015

Bayne to drive No. 6 for Roush Fenway in 2015

May 24th, 2014 2:01 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Former Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne and Roush Fenway Racing are bringing the No. 6 car back to Sprint Cup full time next season.

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Back spasms force Gordon to cut short practice

Back spasms force Gordon to cut short practice

May 24th, 2014 1:36 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Sprint Cup points leader Jeff Gordon cut short his practice because of back spasms and the No. 24 team put Regan Smith on standby should the four-time champion not be able to run the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Tissot leads flag-to-flag at Kingsport Speedway earn first win of 2014

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Tissot leads flag-to-flag at Kingsport Speedway earn first win of 2014 - VIDEO

May 24th, 2014 11:40 am by Jeff Bobo

The final top-five finishers were established fairly early in the race. The only question was whether lapped cars would have an affect on the running order.

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Drivers not panicking near NASCAR's halfway point

Drivers not panicking near NASCAR's halfway point

May 23rd, 2014 12:05 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Nine drivers have won the first 11 races, with Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano the two-time winners. And each new winner has gleefully talked of locking up a spot to race for a title.

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