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CONCORD, N.C. — NASCAR’s All-Star race has arrived, and so has the tinkering of the cars. NASCAR is using the $1 million non-points race at Charlotte Motor Speedway as a research and development project in its seemingly endless quest for more competitive and exciting racing. The 2019 rules package was first experimented with in last
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson views himself as a patient person. But mired in a brutal winless streak, the seven-time NASCAR champion intends to put all options on the table when his contract is up next year. “I’ll have to evaluate what I’ll want to do after that,” he said. Johnson is growing more and
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson has unveiled a military-themed camouflage paint scheme for the Coca-Cola 600 with the name of a fallen soldier written across the front windshield of his No. 48 Chevrolet. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion will pay tribute to Army Sgt. Richard Donlan, who died during combat in Vietnam. Jimmie Johnson
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Brad Keselowski had planned to head to St. Louis after the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway to visit Mike Mittler, a longtime Truck Series owner who helped him early in his career and who had been battling cancer the past couple years. But after Mittler died Friday night at
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Ross Chastain raced to his first NASCAR Truck Series victory Friday night after leader Stewart Friesen ran out of gas with three laps to go at Kansas Speedway. “This is what sports is all about — comebacks, man,” Chastain said after leading just five laps. Friesen took the first two stages
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick joked that the intra-team competition at Stewart-Haas Racing is marked by a whole lot of trash talk, and that Clint Bowyer usually says so much it’s tough to get a dig in. Harvick had the final word Friday night. He scored his third pole of the season to lead
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