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  1. Kyle Larson wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond

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    RICHMOND, Va. — Kyle Larson took the lead with a handful of laps to go when race leader Ty Dillon jumped a restart and won the NASCAR Xfinity race in overtime at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday.

    Kyle Larson barely makes it over the overtime line for the win.
  2. NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire from Cup racing at end of season

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At 7:34 a.m. Tuesday, Dale Earnhardt Jr. foreshadowed what was to come with a social media post that broadcast his mood. In typical fashion, he did not try to conceal his emotions.

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is most popular NASCAR driver for 14 straight years.
  3. Jimmie Johnson gets rare NASCAR Cup win at Bristol

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    BRISTOL, Tenn. — It was just last month when people were wondering what was wrong with Jimmie Johnson and his slow start to the season.

    How silly it was to worry.

  4. Josef Newgarden wins IndyCar race in Alabama

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Josef Newgarden kept Team Penske on top at Barber Motorsports Park with his second Alabama win in three years, with help from a teammate's misfortune.

  5. Erik Jones wins Xfinity race at Bristol

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    BRISTOL, Tenn. — Erik Jones claimed the tail end of back-to-back Xfinity series victories Saturday, at both Bristol Motor Speedway and on the season.

  6. Kyle Larson takes pole for rainy Bristol race

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    BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Larson will start Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race on the pole on points because rain washed out qualifying Friday for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

  7. Fernando Alonso in the Indy 500 is no showstopper, or even a good idea

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — During the last race at Long Beach, there was buzz that IndyCar officials wanted a superstar to commit to the Indianapolis 500 and make the 101st running a must-watch race.

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is the "showstopper'' announced to run in the Indy 500. Maybe he should stick with Formula One. [Associated Press]
  8. Sebastian Vettel gets second win of F1 season, holding on in Bahrain Grand Prix

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    SAKHIR, Bahrain — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel held off a tremendous late charge from Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton to win the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday and take the overall lead in the Formula One title race.

  9. Dehydrated Jimmie Johnson tames Texas track

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    FORT WORTH, Texas — Jimmie Johnson still knows how to get to Victory Lane at Texas, even from the back of the field on a track that had changed significantly since his first six wins there.

  10. Erik Jones wins Xfinity race in Texas

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    FORT WORTH, Texas — Erik Jones skipped his high school graduation ceremony three years ago to run in a NASCAR trucks race at Texas, where he was presented his actual diploma before the event.