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NASCAR: Kahne’s patience rewarded with Coca-Cola 600 victory


CONCORD, N.C. – The wait was worth it.

Kasey Kahne had to wait 21 months to start his job at Hendrick Motorsports, and another four months to finally drive the No. 5 Chevrolet to a victory.

His patience was rewarded Sunday night at the Charlotte Motor Speedway when he led the final 44 laps to win the Coca-Cola 600.

Others were faster in the first 450 miles in stock car’s longest race, but like he’s done for so much of the past two years, he was waiting his turn.

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