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Taya Kyle: Chris Kyle’s Widow Receives Stonewall Jackson Award from NASCAR

Taya Kyle, the widow of Chris Kyle, upon whom the film American Sniper , starring Bradley Cooper, is based, was honored by NASCAR before the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina on Sunday. She became the first woman ever to receive the Stonewall Jackson Award. According to a report from People magazine, the Stonewall Jackson …

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Jimmie Johnson Wins NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600

Jimmie Johnson, 6-time series champion of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup, has experienced his fair share of pressure and stress over the years. In his 14 years as a NASCAR competitor, Johnson has competed in 447 races and has won 67 of them, with the most recent coming in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. With Johnson’s 15 percent winning percentage, …

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Nik Wallenda Completes Tightrope Walk With Sister At Charlotte Motor Speedway

It’s a good thing Nik Wallenda and his sister Lijana Wallenda don’t hold any childhood grudges. Otherwise, their dual tightrope walk at Charlotte Motor Speedway could have made for a difficult situation. The Wallendas of the famous Flying Wallendas family performed at the Bank of America 500 during the pre-race show on Saturday. On the way up #NeverGiveUp — …

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