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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, Jimmie Johnson (48) drives through the area of the course called "The Bus Stop" during a practice run for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Three months after its opening day was canceled by the coronavirus pandemic, Watkins Glen International is hosting car clubs again as NASCAR weekend looms in mid-August. “Everybody is excited about getting back in the saddle. I know we are," track president Michael Printup said. (AP Photo/John Munson, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2018, file photo, Denny Hamlin (11), Chase Elliott (9) and Erik Jones (20) come around Turn 1 during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. NASCAR will move its August road course race from Watkins Glen in upstate New York because of state health restrictions, and the event will shift instead to the road course at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR'S August schedule revisions announced Wednesday, July 8, 2020, cover six Cup races at three tracks.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

NASCAR moving Watkins Glen race to Daytona road course


FILE - In this July 2, 2020, file photo, Mercedes drivers Valtteri Bottas of Finland, left and Lewis Hamilton of Britain speak during the drivers news conference the at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, Austria. As sports prepare to resume, journalists are facing the same reckoning that their colleagues who cover politics, education and entertainment have encountered — coming up with new approaches to coverage with reduced access and resources. Professional leagues closed media access to locker rooms and clubhouses in early March.(Mark Sutton/Pool via AP, File)

Games are restarting, but few reporters will be there

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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2019, file photo, driver Jimmie Johnson smiles during media day for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and has been cleared to race Sunday, July 12, 2020 at Kentucky Speedway. Johnson missed the first race of his Cup career when he tested positive last Friday. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

NASCAR's Johnson OK'd to race after 2 negative virus tests

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has twice tested negative for the coronavirus and will race Sunday at Kentucky Speedway.