Busch scores $1 mil­lion with All-Star race vic­tory

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CONCORD, N.C. >> Kyle Busch used a bold three-wide pass for the lead to win NASCAR’s an­nual All-Star race for the first time.

Busch dove low around Brad Ke­selowski and Jim­mie John­son on the restart to take the lead on the fi­nal 10-lap sprint. This year’s for­mat pit­ted 10 drivers against each other for 10 fi­nal laps with the money on the line.

Ha­gan has fastest Funny Car pass in NHRA his­tory

TOPEKA, KAN. >> Matt Ha­gan had the fastest Funny Car pass in NHRA his­tory to top qual­i­fy­ing Satur­day in the NHRA Heart­land Na­tion­als. Ha­gan had a 3.802-sec­ond pass at 338.85 mph in his Dodge Charger R/T at Heart­land Park Topeka to break the na­tional record dur­ing the first round of the day. It was the Vir­ginia driver’s 28th No. 1 qual­i­fy­ing po­si­tion and sec­ond of the sea­son.

Tony Schu­macher led in Top Fuel, and Bo But­ner in Pro Stock.

Car­pen­ter takes top spot in crash-marred Indy 500 qual­i­fy­ing

IN­DI­ANAPO­LIS >> Ed Car­pen­ter took ad­van­tage of a cool­ing early evening track for a four-lap aver­age of 230.468 mph on the first day of In­di­anapo­lis 500 qual­i­fy­ing, Takuma Sato was sec­ond at 230.382, and Scott Dixon, the 2008 Indy win­ner, third at 230.333.

Two-time For­mula One cham­pion Fer­nando Alonso fin­ished sev­enth at 230.034.

All of the times will be erased for to­day’s nine-car pole shootout when Car­pen­ter chases his third pole in five years on his home track. Se­bastien Bour­dais will have surgery to re­pair a frac­tured pelvis af­ter a fiery crash in In­di­anapo­lis 500 qual­i­fy­ing.

In­di­ana Univer­sity Methodist Hos­pi­tal doc­tors told track of­fi­cials that the 38-year-old French­man had mul­ti­ple frac­tures in his pelvis and a frac­tured right hip.

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