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Dale Earnhardt Jr., (88) races side-by-side with Denny Hamlin (11) as Juan Pablo Montoya (42) follows during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Pocono marred by deadly lightning strike

August 6, 2012

Officials at Pocono Raceway say one person is dead and nine are injured after a lightning strike

in the parking lot behind the grandstand following a shortened NASCAR

Sprint Cup Series auto race, won by Jeff Gordon, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.