Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/7/14
NASCAR's longest night got under way to a fast start Sunday night in the Coca-Cola 600, capping two weeks for teams and drivers at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The prior week's All-Star Race gave plenty of warning of which drivers and teams would be strong Sunday night, and those top runners started where they left off. Strange and unusual events began plucking top competitors out of the running fairly early in the 600 miles, though. Multiple red-flag periods, broken camera equipment falling onto the track and mechanical failures all took part in narrowing the field to those select few who would fight for the win. Kasey Kahne and Kevin Harvick both avoided the bizarre events throughout the night, staying in front of the field until the time came to push home for the finish. A late caution threw one last wrench into the mix, and while Kahne opted for track position, Harvick opted for fresher tires. The call for Harvick to pit proved to be the decider, and he powered through to take th...
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