Kurt Busch drives during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race in Fort Worth, Texas, on Nov. 2, 2014. Busch was recently suspended indefinitely amid domestic violence accusations. Larry Papke/AP hide caption

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Wendell Scott, pictured here in 1969, is the first — and only — black man to win a race in NASCAR's top series. AP hide caption

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NASCAR drivers Kevin Harvick (in car on left) and Ryan Newman lead the pack during the Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 16, in Homestead, Fla. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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In this May 22, 2014, photo, Kurt Busch walks with Patricia Driscoll before a race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. The former couple has been in court over Driscoll's claim that Busch assaulted her. Terry Renna/AP hide caption

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Kaz Grala after his 10th place finish at the Granite State 100. Karen Given/Only A Game/WBUR hide caption

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Tony Stewart is seen Friday preparing for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen, N.Y. Police say no charges are pending against Stewart in the death of another driver at a nearby dirt track Saturday. Derik Hamilton/AP hide caption

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Ambulances converge on the racetrack at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York, where sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr. was hit by Tony Stewart on Saturday. Logan Messerly/AP hide caption

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Danica Patrick became the first woman to win the No. 1 starting slot at NASCAR's elite level. But will that spot — and her weight advantage — give her an edge in Sunday's Daytona 500? Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images hide caption

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