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Kenseth wins pole for NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600

Matt Kenseth, right, talks with Tony Stewart before qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is hoping history repeats itself Sunday night at the Coca-Cola 600.

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Logano says NASCAR can learn from IndyCar on safety crews

Joey Logano looks out of the garage before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joey Logano says NASCAR can learn something from the near-fatal accident involving IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe this week and the importance of having a regular safety crew at each race.

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Baby on board: NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski a father

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski is a first-time father, welcoming a daughter this week.

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Panthers cut former 4th-round pick Kugbila

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have released injury-plagued guard Edmund Kugbila, a former fourth-round draft pick who never played in a game for the team.

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Panthers LB Davis takes 5-lap spin with Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., left, talks with Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, right, during a news conference at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Davis, the NFL's Man of the Year, has been selected to be the honorary pace car driver for the Coca Cola 600 on Sunday. Dale Earnhardt Jr took Davis on several high speed laps around the track. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Not a lot scares Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis so he was comfortable going a few laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway at 165 mph with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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