Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Charlotte

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Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Charlotte
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"Have you ever?" "No, I've never."

If those two phrases have ever been applicable to a Sprint Cup race, chances are it was Sunday's Coca-Cola 600, when some of the strangest incidents in recent memory lengthened what is already the sport's longest race.

The strangest came before the sun even set, when a FOX overhead camera cable fell onto the track and into the grandstand, injuring 10 fans and tearing up multiple cars. The incident necessitated a red flag period and forced NASCAR to make the rare decision to allow teams to work on their cars.

From there, multiple incidents took out some of the race's favorites, from Jimmie Johnson to Brad Keselowski, while engine failures eliminated Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr. from contention as well.

In the end, race winner Kevin Harvick didn't seem to win the race so much as he survived it, leading 28 of 400 laps on the way to his second win of the season. But who else came out of Sunday's race on top, and who else was left shaking their head?

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