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Larson holds on for first Sprint Cup win

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) During the last couple laps of his first Sprint Cup victory, Kyle Larson was emotional.

"I think with two to go, I was starting to get choked up," he said. "We worked really, really hard to get a win, and just haven't done it. Finally all the hard work by everybody, hundreds of people at our race shop, people who have got me through to the Cup Series, it was all paying off."

Larson took the lead on a restart with nine laps remaining and held off Chase Elliott at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday in a duel between two of NASCAR's up-and-coming standouts. Elliott had a comfortable lead before a tire problem on Michael Annett's car brought out the yellow flag. Larson had the better restart and went on to win by 1.48 seconds.

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NASCAR Leaders: Points
RankDriverPointsWins
1 K.Harvick 799 2
2 B.Keselowski 774 4
3 C.Edwards 724 2
4 K.Busch 721 1
5 J.Logano 716 1
6 K.Busch 696 4
7 D.Hamlin 691 2
8 M.Truex Jr. 652 1
9 J.Johnson 648 2
10 M.Kenseth 633 2
11 C.Elliott 628 0
12 A.Dillon 622 0
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NASCAR Schedule
Sprint CupBojangles' Southern 500Sep. 43:20 PT4:20 MT5:20 CT6:20 ET18:20 ET22:20 GMT6:20 北京时间3:20 MST5:20 EST2:20 UAE (+1)5:20 CT0:20 CET19:20 BRT TV: NBC
XFINITYGreat Clips 250 benefiting Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaJun. 1310:46 PT11:46 MT12:46 CT1:46 ET13:46 ET17:46 GMT1:46 北京时间10:46 MST12:46 EST21:46 UAE12:46 CT19:46 CET TV: FS1
Camping World TruckChevrolet Silverado 250Sep. 411:46 PT12:46 MT1:46 CT2:46 ET14:46 ET18:46 GMT2:46 北京时间11:46 MST1:46 EST22:46 UAE1:46 CT20:46 CET15:46 BRT TV: FS1
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