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NASCAR back on track for extra day of testing in Atlanta

Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank) MAGS OUT; NO SALES

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — NASCAR is back on the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Kyle Busch has surgery on foot by North Carolina specialist

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch has undergone surgery on his left foot, broken in a hard crash at Daytona International Speedway.

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Regan Smith welcomes 1st child during double-duty driving

Regan Smith walks to the garage before practice for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Smith will fill in for Kurt Busch in the wake of Busch's suspension on Friday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Regan Smith was quick to accept an offer to race in the Daytona 500 as Kurt Busch’s replacement driver.

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Busch crash leading to additional SAFER barriers at tracks

Tires are stacked in front of the inside retaining wall at Daytona International Speedway before the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race  in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Kyle Busch was injured in a crash Saturday in the same area. The track added the tires and plan to install a SAFER barrier system in the future. (AP Photo/David Graham)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — International Speedway Corp. is developing a plan for the installation of additional SAFER barriers at Daytona and Talladega, and will review the safety standards at its other racetracks.

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Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano had a shot to win the NASCAR championship last year. A flawed late pit stop cost him the chance, and he went into the offseason determined to get back into contention again.

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