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Kahne passes Gordon late to win at Pocono


Kasey Kahne celebrates in victory lane after winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race on Sunday at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa.

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LONG POND, Pa. — Jeff Gordon had the inside line, a lead and his first win of the season in sight, usually a sure thing for Pocono's top winner.

Kasey Kahne was about out of time to pass his Hendrick Motorsports teammate.

"It was either to go for it and make it work," Kahne said. "Or not."

Cruising from the outside, Kahne got the jump he needed, zipped past Gordon and pulled away with two laps left Sunday to win at Pocono Raceway.

"I about gave it away when Jeff got by me," Kahne said.

Kahne recovered in the No ...

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