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FILE - In this May 17, 2020, file photo, the grandstands are empty at Darlington Raceway before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Darlington, S.C. Darlington Raceway officials are excited about hosting the first of two scheduled NASCAR weekends, something the track hadn’t featured since 2004. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Harvick looks to jumpstart winless year again at Darlington

FILE - In this May 17, 2020, file photo, the grandstands are empty at Darlington Raceway before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Darlington, S.C. Darlington Raceway officials are excited about hosting the first of two scheduled NASCAR weekends, something the track hadn’t featured since 2004. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Darlington Raceway set for first of 2 NASCAR weekends

Harrison Burton (20) gets service in the pits during of the rain delayed NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Harrison Burton, 20, set for NASCAR Cup Series debut at Dega

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Martin Truex Jr. talks on a cell phone after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Darlington Raceway, Sunday, May 9, 2021, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

The Latest: NASCAR lifting mask mandate in garage, pits

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2019, file photo, Eddie Gossage, Texas Motor Speedway president, speaks during the track's media day in Fort Worth, Texas. Eddie Gossage is stepping down after overseeing the track's first 25 seasons of racing. Gossage said Thursday, May 13, 2021, that his final event at the track will be NASCAR's All-Star race June 13, which will be a full-circle ending to his 32 years working for Speedway Motorsports and Bruton Smith.  (Ross Hailey/Star-Telegram via AP, File)

Full circle: Texas Motor Speedway's Gossage stepping down

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage is stepping down after overseeing the track since it opened 24 years ago.

Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis races at Bandimere Speedway west of Denver on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The State Patrol runs a program called "Take it to the Track" in hopes of luring racers away from public areas to a safer and more controlled environment. The program's goals have gained new importance and urgency this year as illegal street racing has increased amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)

US cities see surge in deadly street racing amid pandemic

Jaye Sanford, a 52-year-old mother of two, was driving home in suburban Atlanta on Nov.

A crew readies the track at Bandimere Speedway west of Denver on May 5, 2021. The Colorado State Patrol runs a program called "Take it to the Track" in hopes of luring racers away from public areas to a safer and more controlled environment, even allowing participants to race a trooper driving a patrol car. The program's goals have gained new importance and urgency this year as illegal street racing has increased amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)

Colorado program steers drag racing off streets, onto track

MORRISON, Colo.