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  • The Latest: Indy 500 off to rough start for several drivers

    The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. After a wreck on the opening lap knocked out one of the contenders, Sage Karam, and caused damage to the car of Takuma Sato, it appeared the Simona…

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  • Pace driver Jeff Gordon says he will never race in Indy 500

    The closest Jeff Gordon will ever come to leading the Indy 500 will be in the pace car. Despite retiring from NASCAR at the end of this season, the four-time Sprint Cup champion said that ''The Greatest Spectacle in Racing'' will remain for him a dream, one he fulfilled in part by winning the…

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  • Wolff says teams interested in Mercedes 'customer cars'

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Three Formula One teams have asked Mercedes about the possibility of acquiring 'customer cars' if the rules allow it, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff. "It's interesting they say that because three of them came to see me (on Friday) about whether…

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  • Motor racing-Wolff says teams interested in Mercedes 'customer cars'

    By Alan Baldwin MONACO, May 24 (Reuters) - Three Formula One teams have asked Mercedes about the possibility of acquiring 'customer cars' if the rules allow it, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff. "It's interesting they say that because three of them came to see me (on Friday) about…

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  • All-Star winner Hamlin confident in Charlotte double

    Denny Hamlin's not sure he could be more confident coming into the Coca-Cola 600 with how he has performed the past two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Hamlin, the winner of the All-Star race last week at the track, held the lead late in the Xfinity Series event Saturday before getting passed…

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  • Austin Dillon wins Xfinity race at Charlotte

    Austin Dillon's driving was good. Dillon reveled in his first win at his home track Saturday with head-first slide into the infield grass at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The 25-year-old Dillon passed Denny Hamlin with 15 laps remaining and went on to his second Xfinity Series victory of the season.

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  • Dale Earnhardt Jr has plenty of horsepower on Twitter

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR's most popular driver is now one of the most popular people on Twitter.

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  • Xfinity driver Jamie Dick crashes Charlotte

    A week after metal went through his windshield and struck his helmet, driver Jamie Dick hit the wall hard Saturday during the Xfinity series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The engine on the No. 55 Chevrolet blew up on lap 45.

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  • Indianapolis 500 finds women drivers in short supply

    Pippa Mann rattled off the list of body parts still aching after a brutal crash at Indianapolis 500 practice. Hobbled, yet hopeful, Mann is still in the cockpit, prepping for the most prestigious race in auto racing. Tough, injured drivers gutting out 500 miles are hardly an anomaly at Indy.

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  • Gordon not ready for sentimentality at Coca-Cola 600

    Jeff Gordon is not ready to focus on life after racing as his farewell tour arrives at the longest event on the NASCAR schedule. Gordon, in what's become a weekly line of questioning, was asked for his emotions running his last Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night. ''But I…

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  • Karam takes drive toward Indy 500 in stylish pink Camaro

    Sage Karam needs a date - maybe even dates - for a busy social calendar stuffed with appearances at parades, autograph signings and one pretty big race. Karam wants Swift to headline next year at the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, so he can then strut out of victory lane with the singer…

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  • Single duty: Kurt Busch brings double lessons to Charlotte

    There's no bank of TV cameras surrounding Kurt Busch's hauler, no one monitoring his fluid intake to prevent dehydration, no golf cart waiting to whisk him away from NASCAR practice and off to Indianapolis. This year, Busch is glad to have his focus solely on the Coca-Cola 600. Busch will start…

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  • Ganassi: Kyle Larson could someday start in Indianapolis 500

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Team owner Chip Ganassi is leaving the door open for rising NASCAR star Kyle Larson to someday compete in the Indianapolis 500.

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  • Jeff Gordon to join Fox as full-time analyst in 2016

    Jeff Gordon will join Fox as a full-time analyst in 2016, teaming with Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip in the three-man booth. Gordon is retiring at the end of this season and signed a multi-year contract with Fox. The four-time NASCAR champion is in 23rd full-time year in the Sprint Cup Series.

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  • New dad Kyle Busch ready for racing

    Kyle Busch says infant son Brexton can be anything he wants, even a race car driver. Busch's wife, Samantha, gave birth to the 7-pound, 10-ounce boy Monday and the Sprint Cup driver says the family is doing well. Asked Thursday if he wanted his son to follow in his footsteps, Busch joked he'd…

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  • Logano: NASCAR can learn from IndyCar on safety crews

    Joey Logano said NASCAR can learn something from the near-fatal accident involving IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe this week and the importance of having a regular safety crew at each race. Hinchcliffe's left leg was pierced by a piece of his car's suspension during practice Monday for the…

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  • Tony George's push for softer walls likely saved Hinchcliffe

    When James Hinchcliffe slammed into a wall at more than 220 mph, he hit an energy-absorbing barrier that likely saved his life. One of auto racing's most important safety developments, its origins began at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Tony George. George watched replays of Hinchcliffe's…

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  • Johnson 'shocked' NASCAR questioned side skirt issue

    Jimmie Johnson said Thursday he was ''shocked'' to learn NASCAR was looking into whether his No. 48 team illegally altered the car's side skirts during last weekend's All-Star race. NASCAR competition officials reviewed the tape and determined Johnson's crew did not make an unapproved adjustment…

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