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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: White Sox get OK to boost attendance to 60%

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


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.

Street racers gather the evening of Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in the parking lot of the Goodwill on Northeast Marine Drive and 122nd Avenue in Portland, Ore. Across America, police are confronting illegal drag racing whose popularity has surged since the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns began. Drivers have blocked off roads to race and to etch donut patterns on pavement with the tires of their souped-up cars. From Portland, Oregon; to Albuquerque, New Mexico; from Nashville, Tennessee; to New York City, officials are reporting a dangerous, and sometimes deadly, uptick in street racing.(Anna Spoerre /The Oregonian via AP)

Street racing surges across US, with deadly consequences

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

A driver warms up before a race 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