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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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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Ready To Get Racing Again


After a scary crash last year that left Dale Earnhardt Jr. with concussion symptoms, Earnhardt is ready to get back on the track this weekend for the Daytona 500. The Crash Earnhardt made hard contact with the wall coming out of turn three on July 9 of last year.  This …

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Elliot lands pole position in Daytona 500

Like father, like son. Chase Elliot appears to be following in his dad’s footsteps after landing the pole at the Daytona 500 for a second consecutive year. Your front-row starters for the #Daytona500. pic.twitter.com/NrVs2jmpBX — Hendrick Motorsports (@TeamHendrick) February 19, 2017 Son of hall-of-fame driver Bill Elliot, 21-year-old Chase Elliot …

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Hamlin Edges Out Truex Jr. in Daytona 500 Photo Finish

The 58th edition of the Daytona 500 saw one of the most thrilling finishes in the illustrious history of the race. Denny Hamlin came out victorious over Martin Truex Jr. by the smallest of margins, 0.010 seconds to be exact. The “photo finish” indeed marks the closest Daytona 500 finish …

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The Great American Race Returns; NASCAR is Back

The stage is set. All tires have been accounted for. The nuts and bolts of car engines have been tightened. It’s time to get The Great American Race underway. The Daytona 500 marks the beginning of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Like many other years, 2016 is a year of firsts …

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Logano Wins Daytona 500

24 year-old Joey Logano, who started Sunday’s race in the fifth position, overcame a host of big names to become the second-youngest winner of the Daytona 500. The newly married man led just 31 laps on the day, but found the lead in a wild last two laps and was able …

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Daytona 500

Jimmie Johnson won the 55th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday. The five- time NASCAR champion became the 10th driver to have multiple wins in “The Great American Race.” Johnson first won the Daytona 500 in 2006. The race was the coming out party for NASCAR’s new Gen-6 car. …

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Kenseth Wins Daytona 500

In a race filled with fiery crashes, Matt Kenseth comes out of the pack and wins the Daytona 500 run on Monday night. The victory was Kenseth’s second Daytona 500 win but the win was a little overshadowed by a big crash when Juan Pablo Montoya hit a safety truck …

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