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John Youk looks up from a camouflage grill beneath a tent at Kentucky Speedway and eyes a Sprint Tower in the distance. He scans the numbers for Stewart-Haas drivers. “Patrick’s third fastest,” he says, nodding. “Stewart’s quick, sixth. We’ve got hot cars. Oh y...

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