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Johnson impressed by Truex Jr.'s win

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Jimmie Johnson knows what it's like to have a dominant car at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

But the four-time Coca-Cola 600 champion had never seen anything quite like what Martin Truex Jr. pulled off Sunday night, leading 392 of 400 laps and going unchallenged for his fourth career victory. Read More...

Hamlin outduels Larson, Logano in OT win

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) It looked for a moment as if Kyle Larson would get his revenge on Joey Logano for beating him out last weekend to win the Sprint Cup All-Star race.

But then Denny Hamlin - aided by a timely caution flag - powered past. Read More...

Greenwood sings 'God Bless the USA'

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Lee Greenwood's patriotic anthem was almost lost to bad timing.

Greenwood was at Charlotte Motor Speedway to sing his anthem, "God Bless The USA" before the start of the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night. He said that when the song was out its first year on the "You've Got A Good Love Comin'" album, its release missed a natural tie in with July 4 and the Independence Day celebrations. Read More...

Improving Larson looks for first Cup win

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Kyle Larson believes he's on the verge of kicking in the door and getting his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win.

The 23-year-old seems to be getting close. Read More...

NASCAR tweaks downforce rules at 2 sites

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR will make more aerodynamic changes to promote improved competition at upcoming races at Michigan and Kentucky.

The changes to the rear spoiler, front splitter and rear deck fin will help NASCAR continue to reduce downforce and sideforce as it attempts to put the handling of the cars back in the hands of the drivers. Read More...

Parsons, Martin, Hendrick named to Hall

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) To Benny Parsons, auto racing was everything.

From driving to announcing, he was an icon in the sport and became one of the most beloved figures in the NASCAR community. Read More...

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