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Former team owner Robert Yates is congratulated by a family member after being named as a member of the class of 2018 during an announcement at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 24, 2017 - 8:09 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he'd never make anything of himself. It turns out his professor was wrong. Yates' 40-year career in auto racing culminated with his selection to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday, an achievement that left him...
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Aric Almirola speaks to the media during a news conference before practice for Saturday's NASCAR Cup series All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Friday, May 19, 2017. Almirola was injured in a crash during a race last week and will be out for 8-12 weeks. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 19, 2017 - 5:35 pm
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...
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Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
May 14, 2017 - 4:13 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Joe Garone thought he'd seen Martin Truex Jr. lose in every conceivable way at Kansas Speedway, whether it was pit strategy or bad restarts or a bizarre problem during a late tire change that did in his chances of winning last season. Then, he watched Erik Jones — the other...
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A racing official looks over the car of Aric Almirola after the roof was taken off to remove Almirola, following a wreck during the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
May 14, 2017 - 1:51 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR driver Aric Almirola was released from the University of Kansas Medical Center on Sunday, a day after he fractured a vertebra during a fiery wreck at Kansas Speedway. Almirola was trailing Joey Logano and Danica Patrick when a broken brake rotor on Logano's car sent...
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Martin Truex Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
May 14, 2017 - 12:18 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his string of rotten luck at Kansas Speedway. Danica Patrick was left to rue more bad luck of her own. Truex pulled away from Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick on a late restart Saturday night, winning the NASCAR Cup Series race that he seemed to...
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Kevin Harvick (4), Kyle Busch (18) and others are bunched up during a restart in the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
May 13, 2017 - 11:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his string of rotten luck at Kansas Speedway, pulling away from Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick on a late restart Saturday night to win the NASCAR Cup Series race. Truex dominated the same event a year ago before a fluke problem during a tire...
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Aric Almirola (43) crashes into Danica Patrick and Joey Logano during the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
May 13, 2017 - 11:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Danica Patrick's frustrating season continued Saturday night at Kansas Speedway when a broken brake rotor on Joey Logano's car sent them both into the wall and left Aric Almirola nowhere to go. Almirola plowed into Logano's car as it skidded along the wall, the force of the...
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Ryan Blaney (21) leads Joey Logano (22) past the start-finish line at the start of the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
May 13, 2017 - 10:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Danica Patrick's frustrating season continued Saturday night when Joey Logano turned into her entering the first turn and sent the No. 10 car headfirst into the wall at Kansas Speedway. Eric Almirola plowed into Logano's car as it skidded along the wall, the force of their...
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Driver Jimmie Johnson (48) pulls onto pit row during practice for the NASCAR Monster Cup auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Friday, May 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
May 12, 2017 - 8:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Ryan Blaney was all alone atop the leaderboard Friday during qualifying at Kansas Speedway. He probably felt all alone on the track, too. Blaney earned his first career NASCAR Cup pole for Saturday night's race, but only after traffic jams at inspection prevented 11 cars...
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