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Martin Truex Jr dom­i­nated last week­end’s NASCAR Sprint Cup event at Char­lotte Mo­tor speed­way. Af­ter los­ing pos­si­ble wins at Day­tona, Texas and Dover, Truex Jr started the race in Char­lotte from pole in his Toy­ota and led through­out to win ahead of Kevin Har­vick. In do­ing so Truex broke the Sprint Cup record for the most laps led dur­ing a race at Char­lotte, staying ahead for 392 of the to­tal 400… Artem Markelov and Nobuharu Mat­sushita shared the GP2 Se­ries wins at Monaco. Markelov was a sur­prise win­ner on Fri­day af­ter opt­ing to stay out longer on the soft tyres to snatch the lead mid-race. He beat Nor­man Nato and Oliver Row­land to the flag. Alex Lynn was fourth. Honda pro­tege Mat­sushita then dom­i­nated the sprint race on Sun­day from pole ahead of Marvin Kirch­hofer and Raf­faele Mar­ciello. Lynn was fifth with Row­land sev­enth… Jose Maria Lopez won both World Tour­ing Car Cham­pi­onship rounds at the Nur­bur­gring Nord­schleife. The Citroen ace was third on the fi­nal lap of the first race but was handed the win when long-time leader Ti­ago Mon­teiro crashed fol­low­ing a punc­ture and was col­lected by Yvan Muller. Tom Chilton picked up sec­ond and Rob Huff was fourth for Honda. Lopez then won race two af­ter hold­ing off Honda’s Nor­bert Miche­lisz. Chilton com­pleted the podium ahead of Huff…

Truex Jr won Char­lotte race

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