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Race Weekend at Michigan International Speedway

Drivers and fans flocked to Michigan International Speedway Aug. 20-21 for the Pure Michigan 400 race and pre-race activities. Drivers met with fans, signed autographs, and ran practice laps Saturday before the race on Sunday. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes a practice lap during around the MIS track Saturday. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo NASCAR driver Paul Menard pauses between questions from the media during Pure Michigan 400 pre race activity at Michigan International ...
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Jeff Gordon talks to the media about The Jeff Gordon's Children's Foundation. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Roger Curtis, right, president of Michigan International Speedway, signs a visor for NASCAR fan Trudy Brenner, of Indiana, while Caitlin ...
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MIS president Roger Curtis, right, poses for a picture for fan Jeff Signor, left, of Grand Rapids, Mich. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Roger Curtis, right, president of Michigan International Speedway, holds up 'Pre-Race Ceremony Passes' that he will be giving away ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Roger Curtis, right, president of Michigan International Speedway, lets fans pick a gold or silver coin out of a bag ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ryan Kennedy, left, and his mother Lynn Kennedy, center, of South Bend, Ind., accept two 'Pre-Race Ceremony Passes' from ...
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NASCAR driver Brian Vickers signs autographs for fans during Pure Michigan 400 pre race activity. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania native Terry Cook, competition director for Red Horse Racing, is the only person on the in the 'spotters area' ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Terry Cook, competition director for Red Horse Racing and former Late Model track champion at Toledo, Sandusky and Flat Rock ...
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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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Terry Cook, competition director for Red Horse Racing, left, speaks with crew member Tim Rice, right, near the garages at ...
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Terry Cook, competition director for Red Horse Racing,  right, speaks with crew member Shaun Wheeler. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne, left, signs a car fender for fan Chad Molter, of Toledo. Molter said that he has ...
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Trevor Bayne, left, signs an autograph for Amy Burkhard, of Holly, Mich. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevor Bayne, left, signs an autograph for Amy Burkhard, of Holly, Mich.
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