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Bowyer, Newman fight after All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Clint Bowyer had a lot more to say to Ryan Newman after the checkered flag flew at the NASCAR All-Star Race. He made sure his fists sent that message.

Bowyer rushed Newman's car after the cool-down lap, frantically trying to land blows through the window while Newman had his helmet on after the race ended before crew members separated them. Read More...

NASCAR: No changes after Talladega crash

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) NASCAR will not recommend changes after extensively analyzing how Kyle Larson's car got airborne during a late-lap accident and spin at Talladega Superspeedway last month.

Larson was hit by William Byron's No. 24 car on the final lap of the race. As Larson spun, his back wheels lifted off the ground, the car's nose crashed against the interior wall and started about a half-dozen barrel rolls before coming to a stop. Larson was not seriously hurt. Read More...

Kyle Busch wins 6th straight Trucks race

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Kyle Busch won his sixth consecutive NASCAR Trucks race, tying a series record, on Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Busch, in his fifth and final trucks start of the season, won for a series-best eighth time at Charlotte - finishing first or second 11 of 13 races. Read More...

Hemric chases All-Star race dream

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) The idea of having even a slim chance to race his way into the NASCAR All-Star race this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway seems surreal for Daniel Hemric.

After all, this is the track where it all started for the 28-year-old rookie Cup Series driver. Read More...

7-time champ Johnson growing impatient

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jimmie Johnson views himself as a patient person. But mired in a brutal winless streak, the seven-time NASCAR champion is putting all options on the table when his contract is up next year.

"I'll have to evaluate what I'll want to do after that," he said. Read More...

Johnson to honor military in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jimmie Johnson is going camouflage for the Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day weekend to honor those who died while serving in the military.

Johnson unveiled a military-themed camouflage paint scheme Tuesday with the name of a fallen soldier written across the front windshield of his No. 48 Chevrolet. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion will pay tribute to Army Sgt. Richard Donlan, who died during combat in Vietnam. Read More...

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