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Briscoe edges Carpenter to win Kentucky 300

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — IndyCar simply wanted a better show.

Ryan Briscoe and Ed Carpenter gave the series a little bit more than that.

Briscoe slipped past the upstart Carpenter yards from the finish to take the Kentucky 300 on Saturday night, winning by 0.162 seconds following a 10-lap duel that provided the kind of thrills that have been lacking during a mostly listless season.

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