NASCAR driver Kyle Larson poses with the NASCAR Cup Series championship trophy in front of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, two days after winning the series championship in Avondale, Ariz. Larson toured Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Tuesday, the first driver to get an up-close look at what NASCAR plans when it shifts to the season-opening exhibition Busch Clash Feb. 6 on a purpose-built track inside the Coliseum. Larson, as the champion, is the only driver locked into the field so far.(AP Photo/Jenna Fryer)

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FILE - Kyle Larson, center, talks with his crew chief Cliff Daniels, right, before qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 29, 2021 in Charlotte, N.C. Daniels, fresh off his first NASCAR championship as a crew chief, still isn’t getting much sleep. He’s in Nashville to celebrate the Cup title won with Kyle Larson and the No. 5 team while his wife is back in North Carolina expecting the birth of their second child at any moment. (AP Photo/Ben Gray, File)

Crew chief Cliff Daniels rode intense drive to NASCAR title

FILE - Team owner Rick Hendrick laughs on pit road during qualifying for the Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 10, 2019. The NASCAR championship will pit Rick Hendrick against Joe Gibbs as both team owners put a pair of drivers in the final four. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

Rick Hendrick to collect Cup for 14th NASCAR championship

Jimmie Johnson, left, listens to crew chief Chad Knaus, Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at Road Atlanta Raceway in Braselton, Georgia. Johnson and Knaus won a record-tying seven NASCAR championships together before their relationship fractured and they split in 2019 after 17 seasons together. The two have been reunited by work four times this season as Knaus has run a sports car team that Johnson and Hendrick Motorsports put together in partnership with Action Express in four IMSA endurance sports car races this year. Both say their relationship is currently in a good place. (AP Photo/Jenna Fryer)

Knaus thriving in management role at Hendrick Motorsports

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates winning the Formula One Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in front of the second placed Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, in Jiddah, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Canadian pop star Justin Bieber performs at a concert marking the end of Formula One, in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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People attend a rally outside Kensington Town Hall to bring attention to the lack of support and action over the Grenfell Tower fire, in London, Sunday Nov. 14, 2021. In 2017 a small kitchen fire in the west London public-housing block turned into the worst domestic blaze in the country since World War II. (James Manning/PA via AP)

Mercedes F1 team and firm end deal opposed by fire survivors

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Mercedes Formula One team and building materials maker Kingspan end partnership after protest by Grenfell fire victims

LONDON (AP) — Mercedes Formula One team and building materials maker Kingspan end partnership after protest by Grenfell fire victims.