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Despite confusion, NASCAR got a memorable All-Star Race

Say this about NASCAR's confusing and chaotic Sprint All-Star Race: At least it was entertaining.

The latest running of NASCAR's annual showcase was lambasted by drivers and fans for its new format, yet it still produced one of the most memorable all-star races in a very long time.

Sure, part of the entertainment factor came from perplexed drivers who struggled to understand the officiating after the first segment Saturday night. Their comments were comical, and ultimately overshadowed racing that was far better than it was a year ago at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The event is billed as a $1 million dash-for-cash, where drivers can throw caution to the wind and race...

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