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Kurt Busch leads 291 laps in Richmond victory

Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

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3 crew members hurt in Richmond pit road fire

NASCAR says three pit road crew members were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out on pit road Friday night during the Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.

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Sources: MWR wants Ragan to replace Vickers

Michael Waltrip Racing is working on a deal to put David Ragan in the No. 55 car in place of Brian Vickers for the remainder of the season, sources told ESPN.com.

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NASCAR on Ky. Busch: Crash injury 'was on us'

NASCAR chairman Brian France is not sure if Kyle Busch will be granted a waiver to be part of the championship chase when he returns from injury, but said Thursday the sanctioning body would like

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Fire breaks out on pit road at Richmond

Three pit crew members are taken to the hospital after gasoline caught fire during the Xfinity series race at the Richmond International Raceway. They all appear OK after the incident.

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Ex-NFL player finds home on NASCAR pit crew

Working as a NASCAR jack man is more than just a pit stop in the athletic career of Asa Watson, one of several former NFL players who took a left turn from the gridiron to the garage.

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Suddenly, Danica is in Chase conversation

With smarter adjustments and a late-race moxie, Danica Patrick has pulled off two top-10s in the last three races and jumped to 13th in the standings. That puts her in a certain conversation.

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McGee: Of sports rankings and The Intimidator

The lack of a race car driver in the ESPN.com Top 20 doesn't surprise Ryan McGee. But it reminds him of the time he discussed similar rankings with Dale Earnhardt Sr. And that's a top-20 story.

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Darby mum on details of NASCAR departure

Ex-Sprint Cup Series director John Darby won't spend a lot of time talking about the details of his departure from NASCAR.

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McGee: Twenty years a lifetime ago

It's been only 20 years, but the race held on April 9, 1995, at North Wilkesboro Speedway has become a time capsule for a bygone era, Ryan McGee writes.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. @DaleJr

We been much more competitive aside from today. I expect us to keep working and improve on our season. They'll surely be better days.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. @DaleJr

Frustrating run today. Car was great one run and not the next. Real inconsistent. Real slow on the short run. Great on the other end.

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Kurt Busch wins NASCAR Sprint Cup race, his first victory this season after being suspended Kevin Harvick second Jimmie Johnson third

Bob Pockrass @bobpockrass

So those 25 points Newman got back could be big. Right now he is last driver in on points (chief appeals officer can reinstate orig penalty)

Bob Pockrass @bobpockrass

16)Patrick -4 from Newman, 17)Edwards -6 19)Ragan -16 20)Larson -29 21)Biffle -31 22)Allmendinger -32 23)Mears -34 24)Dillon -40

Bob Pockrass @bobpockrass

Pts: 1)Harvick-2w 4)Johnson-2w -58 2)Logano-1w -33 5)Keselowksi-1w -74 7)Kenseth-1w -84 12)Hamlin-1w -112 18)KuBusch-1w -135 3)Truex -33

Kurt Busch wins first race of season
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Kurt Busch won the Sprint Cup Toyota Owners 400 for his first victory this season following his suspension for actions detrimental to stock car racing.

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