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Race Weekend at Michigan International Speedway

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes a practice lap during around the MIS track Saturday.

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NASCAR driver Paul Menard pauses between questions from the media during Pure Michigan 400 pre race activity at Michigan International Speedway.

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Jeff Gordon talks to the media about The Jeff Gordon's Children's Foundation.

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Roger Curtis, right, president of Michigan International Speedway, signs a visor for NASCAR fan Trudy Brenner, of Indiana, while Caitlin LaValley, of Battle Creek, Mich., center, waits for an autograph during a meet and greet at the speedway.

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MIS president Roger Curtis, right, poses for a picture for fan Jeff Signor, left, of Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Roger Curtis, right, president of Michigan International Speedway, holds up 'Pre-Race Ceremony Passes' that he will be giving away to a few lucky fans.

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Roger Curtis, right, president of Michigan International Speedway, lets fans pick a gold or silver coin out of a bag that allows visitors special entries and access to the racecourse during the race.

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Ryan Kennedy, left, of South Bend, Ind., pulls a coin out of a bag carried by MIS president Roger Curtis, right.

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Ryan Kennedy, left, and his mother Lynn Kennedy, center, of South Bend, Ind., accept two 'Pre-Race Ceremony Passes' from speedway president Roger Curtis, right.

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NASCAR driver Brian Vickers signs autographs for fans during Pure Michigan 400 pre race activity.

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NASCAR driver Brian Vickers gives fans a smile while signing autographs at Michigan International Speedway.

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Sylvania native Terry Cook, competition director for Red Horse Racing, is the only person on the in the 'spotters area' before any pre-race practices for the Pure Michigan 400.

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Terry Cook, competition director for Red Horse Racing and former Late Model track champion at Toledo, Sandusky and Flat Rock speedways, left, speaks with Butch Hylton, Timothy Peters crew chief, right, at Michigan International Speedway.

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Terry Cook, competition director for Red Horse Racing, left, speaks with crew member Tim Rice, right, near the garages at Michigan International Speedway.

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Terry Cook, competition director for Red Horse Racing, right, speaks with crew member Shaun Wheeler.

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Terry Cook, competition director for Red Horse Racing, works with the crew at the Michigan International Speedway garages.

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Fans watch as NASCAR driver Greg Biffle takes a practice lap for the Pure Michigan 400.

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NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, right, talks with fans near his trailer at MIS.

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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is surrounded by fans while walking through the pits.

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Driver Tony Stewart is surrounded by fans as he signs autographs while walking through the pits at MIS.

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Driver Ryan Newman, left, poses for a picture with Brian Angel, right, of Toledo, in the infield.

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NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne, left, signs a car fender for fan Chad Molter, of Toledo. Molter said that he has more than 50 NASCAR memorabilia including a whole side of one of Jeff Gordon's cars, a piece of Dale Earnhardt, Sr.'s car, and at least 45 tires.

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Trevor Bayne, left, signs an autograph for Amy Burkhard, of Holly, Mich.

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