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Martin Truex Jr. starts in front for the Sprint Showdown race at Charlotte
Busch makes a rare return to Truck Series and wins for first time since 2011
Matt Kenseth points deduction, JGR suspensions lowered on appeal
Former NASCAR star dies after apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound
Kyle Busch won the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck race on Friday evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Carl Edwards and Kurt Busch claimed the front row of the Sprint All-Star race, while Martin Truex Jr. and Jamie McMurray will head-up the Sprint Showdown.
Former Rookie of the Year Dick Trickle dies of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 71 
Matt Kenseth won the Southern 500 at Darlington Speedway with his team mate Denny Hamlin completing the race in second, on a night dominated by Joe Gibbs Racing.
Matt Kenseth capped a great week for the #20 Joe Gibbs Racing team by winning the Southern 500 Saturday night race at Darlington Speedway.
Kyle Busch dominated the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Darlington Speedway on Friday evening, to romp home for his fifth win of the season. 
Kurt Busch will start from pole position for this weekend's Southern 500 Cup race at Darlington Speedway after setting a new track record in qualifying.
After completing a day of high-speed testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch said he wouldn't try an Indy 500 run in 2013 but was considering a 13-month project.
Matt Kenseth has hit out over the "grossly unfair" penalties that NASCAR has levied on Joe Gibbs Racing for an under-spec component in the Toyota engines. - Banditfan
Matt Kenseth has hit out over the "grossly unfair" penalties that NASCAR has levied on Joe Gibbs Racing for an under-spec component in the Toyota engines.