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SMI, Coca-Cola extend partnership 5 years

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Speedway Motorsports Inc. and The Coca-Cola Co. have extended their partnership for five more years through 2020.

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Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu wins Symetra Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu won the Symetra Classic on Saturday for her Symetra Tour title, beating Canada’s Augusta James with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

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All-Star winner Hamlin confident in Charlotte double

Denny Hamlin climbs into his car before practice for Sunday's NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin’s not sure he could be more confident coming into the Coca-Cola 600 with how he has performed the past two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Austin Dillon wins Xfinity race at Charlotte

Austin Dillon celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Xfinity series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon’s driving was good.

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Special Olympics pioneer Marty Sheets dies at age 62

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Special Olympics pioneer Marty Sheets has died at 62.

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