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  1. Carl Edwards wins Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

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    CONCORD, N.C. — Carl Edwards won for the first time in 31 races — and the first time since joining Joe Gibbs Racing — moving in front 20 laps from the end to take the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night.

    Carl Edwards visits Victory Lane at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time in Sprint Cup.
  2. Nico Rosberg wins third straight Monaco GP in stunning fashion

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    MONACO — An ill-judged gamble by Mercedes cost Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton his fourth win of the season, gifting his teammate and rival Nico Rosberg a third straight win at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.

  3. Juan Montoya wins second Indianapolis 500

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    INDIANAPOLIS — His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain.

    “I’m glad I am proving them right, that they made the right choice,” Montoya, kissing Indy’s yard of bricks, says of Team Penske. I’m loving racing right now.”
  4. Denny Hamlin feeling confident heading into Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600

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    CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin is as confident as can be for tonight's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

    Denny Hamlin knows conditions tonight at Charlotte change a lot, from the heat and daylight at the start to a cooler track. “It’s going to be a very, very big challenge to be good at both,” he said.
  5. Austin Dillon slides safely into Xfinity victory at Charlotte

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    CONCORD, N.C. — Austin Dillon's driving was good.

  6. NASCAR's Kurt Busch not doubling down this time

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    CONCORD, N.C. — 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 from NASCAR practice to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    Kurt Busch focuses on the Coca-Cola 600 but doesn’t rule out a future Indy 500 return.
  7. Huertas out on Indy 500, Vautier in

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    INDIANAPOLIS — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of Sunday's Indianapolis 500 after failing a medical exam Friday, and Tristan Vautier was chosen to replace him in the No. 18 car for Dale Coyne Racing.

  8. Helio Castroneves undaunted by Indy 500 near-miss

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    Helio Castroneves hasn't tried to distance himself from the most heartbreaking second-place finish of his career. He keeps a clip of it on his phone.

    Helio Castroneves’ crew performs the winning service during Friday’s pit stop competition, one of the traditional events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway leading up to today’s Indianapolis 500.
  9. All George has done is save lives

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    INDIANAPOLIS — 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 racing's most important safety developments, its origins began at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Tony George.

    Tony George’s push for softer walls might be the sport’s greatest safety measure.
  10. Scott Dixon earns Indy 500 pole on odd, controversial day

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    INDIANAPOLIS — One minute, Scott Dixon thought the numbers were a mistake.

    Scott Dixon, wife Emma and daughter Tilly, 3, enjoy his second Indianapolis 500 pole. He followed his first, in 2008, with a race victory.