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Rossi defied pitfalls in 2016 by making relying on strategy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As the agonizing seconds ticked away last May, Alexander Rossi's frustration mounted on pit lane.

The first time his crew struggled with the fuel probe, Rossi dropped from 10th to 22nd. The second time, it knocked him back to 30th and seemingly out of contention in his first Indianapolis 500.

Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he'd never make anything of himself.

It turns out his professor was wrong.

Yates' 40-year career in auto racing culminated with his selection to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday, an achievement that left him in tears.

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Standings: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

As of: May. 24
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kyle Larson4751
2Martin Truex Jr.4312
3Brad Keselowski4083
4Chase Elliott3614
5Jamie McMurray3545
6Kevin Harvick3476
7Kyle Busch3257
8Jimmie Johnson3238
9Joey Logano3209
10Clint Bowyer31710
11Ryan Blaney29111
12Denny Hamlin28912

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