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Endurance racing in Sprint Cup? Coca-Cola 600 bears resemblance

The ultra-long Coke 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway has always been a crapshoot. Now drivers have another worry: How will the new car handle in this Sprint Cup enduro?

Updated: May 23, 2008, 2:25 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

AP Photo/Chuck Burton

Casey Mears won the Coke 600 in 2007, but they don't call Lowe's "Jimmie's House" for nothing.

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Some races on the Sprint Cup schedule could be shorter (Pocono, June 8). And while there are a few that have perhaps 100 miles too many (Pocono, Aug. 10), that's not the case at Lowe's Motor Speedway on Sunday, the day before Memorial Day. If the series had four majors like golf or tennis, the Coca-Cola 600 ...

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