Richard Petty, center, hugs Tony Stewart in the garage as they talk to Greg Biffle, left, after a first round of practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday. Stewart is making his return to Sprint Cup racing after a preseason injury.
Richard Petty, center, hugs Tony Stewart in the garage as they talk to Greg Biffle, left, after a first round of practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday. Stewart is making his return to Sprint Cup racing after a preseason injury. Steve Helber AP
Richard Petty, center, hugs Tony Stewart in the garage as they talk to Greg Biffle, left, after a first round of practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday. Stewart is making his return to Sprint Cup racing after a preseason injury. Steve Helber AP

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