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Coca-Cola 600 could turn into long slog

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) The All-Star race showed Kyle Larson is the likely favorite for the Coca-Cola 600.

It also showed that the best car doesn't always win, and the winner will likely be aided by a heavy dose of clean air. Read More...

Kyle Busch gets elusive All-Star win

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Kyle Busch used a bold three-wide pass for the lead Saturday night to win NASCAR's annual All-Star race for the first time.

Although the race does not count in the standings, it was Busch's first Cup victory of the season and first at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch also won the Truck Series race Friday night, but the victory Saturday was worth a cool $1 million. Read More...

Suarez, Blaney, Bowyer in All-Star field

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Daniel Suarez is thrilled to be competing in the NASCAR All-Star race after struggling in his rookie season.

The 25-year-old Mexican driver raced his way into the $1 million race Saturday night along with Ryan Blaney and Clint Bowyer by winning stages of the qualifying race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Read More...

Almirola out 8-12 weeks with broken back

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Aric Almirola celebrated a victory with his family one weekend, then found himself on a backboard in a helicopter on the way to the hospital just seven days later.

Almirola fractured a vertebra in a crash Saturday night at Kansas Speedway and could miss up to three months of the NASCAR season. The 33-year-old Almirola will heed doctor warnings and not rush back to racing because he has been warned further injury could lead to paralysis. Read More...

Kyle Busch wins second straight Trucks

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Kyle Busch raced to his second straight NASCAR Truck Series victory Friday night, leading 90 of 134 laps in a dominating run at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Busch has 48 career Truck victories - three short of Ron Hornaday Jr.'s series record - and 173 wins overall in NASCAR's top three series, also winning 38 Cup races and 87 Xfinity events. Read More...

Fox using active drivers in Xfinity call

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Fox Sports will use an on-air team comprised entirely of active NASCAR drivers to call the June 10 Xfinity Series race at Pocono.

Fox Sports believes it will be the first time a nationally televised live sporting event will feature a complete on-air team of athletes still competing in that sport. Read More...