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Denny Hamlin Wins The Daytona 500 Despite Fiery Wreckage

Denny Hamlin left the Daytona 500 with a victory that featured a 21 car pile-up and only 14 drivers to finish the race on Sunday. A Sentimental Win Hamlin won NASCAR’s biggest race for the second time in four years. He dedicated the win to J.D. Gibbs as Joe Gibb’s …

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Eight Former Winners Set to Compete in the 61st Annual Daytona 500

On Sunday, 40 drivers will compete in the 61st annual edition of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Austin Dillon of Richard Childress Racing won the “Great American Race” in 2018. Bubba Wallace of Motorsports finished in second, and Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing finished third. J.J. Watt …

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William Byron wins Daytona 500 Pole

William Byron captured his first career pole position yesterday in qualifying for the Daytona 500. Dominant Day for Hendricks As qualifying finished for the Daytona 500, the top of the leader board was set with Alex Bowman, Jimmie Johnson, and Chase Elliot following Byron. All are teammates under Hendrick Motorsports …

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Patrick Crashes out of Final Race

It wasn’t the way Danica Patrick wanted to go out. Athletes dream of winning the big game, match or race and riding off into the sunset. That didn’t happen for Danica Patrick, the most accomplished and inspirational female driver in racing history. Patrick, 35, crashed out of the Daytona 500, …

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Daytona 500: Austin Dillon wins, Wallace Jr. places 2nd, other drivers deal with disappointment

The iconic No. 3 Chevrolet once driven by Dale Earnhardt Sr. was back in the victory lane on Sunday at the Daytona 500, but this time Austin Dillon was behind the wheel. Dillon Dedicates Win to Earnhardt Sr. This was a special victory for the No.3 car for quite a …

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Martin Truex Jr Looking to Continue Excellence at the 60th Daytona 500

The 2018 NASCAR season kicks off Sunday with 40 drivers suiting up to compete in the 60th running of the Daytona 500. Nine former Daytona 500 champions are racing Sunday, including 2017 winner Kurt Busch. The other winners are Jimmie Johnson, the 2006 and 2013 champion; Kevin Harvick, the 2007 …

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Daytona 500 Pole results

The Daytona 500 pole positioning concluded with a familiar number 88 car getting the win. Bowman Wins in Earnhardt Jr.’s 88 When Dale Earnhardt Jr. retired, Alex Bowman knew he had big shoes to fill. The 24-year-old driver was named Earnhardt Jr.’s replacement back in late June after Jr.’s concussion …

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Daytona 500 Preview

Arguably, the biggest annual racing sporting event will occur this Sunday as the Daytona 500 comes to the Daytona International Speedway.  This is the 59th annual Daytona 500 as it kicks off the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season. It looks to be an exciting season as defending champion Jimmie Johnson will …

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Can-Am Duel Races Determine Lineup for Daytona 500

It’s opening week for Nascar and things have already gotten off to a solid start. With the Daytona 500 only a couple days away, a little preview took place last night.  It was the Can-Am Duel, a Monster Energy Cup Series, which is the preliminary race to the Daytona 500. …

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Preview Into Danica Patrick’s 2017 Season

Danica Patrick ended her 2016 season ranked No. 24 overall for the Monster Energy Cup Series, with an average finish of 22nd place. While her rank and finish have improved over the past couple seasons, her average start has not. Last year, Patrick’s average start was 25th, her worst qualifying …

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