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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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Brad Keselowski’s Win Streak Continues in First Race of NASCAR Playoffs

The saying goes, “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” However, for NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski, what happened in Vegas will set the tone for the rest of the NASCAR postseason. Keselowski captured the first checkered flag of the 2018 NASCAR Playoffs at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the …

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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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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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Clash at Daytona 2017

The Monster Energy Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona will be at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb 18.  This will be the race’s 38th edition, and is a warm-up for the upcoming NASCAR season.  The race is a 75-lap race that is split into two segments with a …

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Jimmie Johnson Joins Elite Company With 7th NASCAR Championship

Although it was not glamorous, Jimmie Johnson now joins NASCAR’s greatest with his seventh championship after becoming the NASCAR Sprint Cup champion by winning the playoff race in Florida on Sunday. Johnson joins Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Sr. as the only drivers to win seven championships in a career. …

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Logano Advances to Championship 4

A late race spin-out cleared the way for Joey Logano to win the Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Speedway, securing a spot in the final round of the Chase. Matt Kenseth was leading during the restart on lap 317 when Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Kyle Busch, gave the car in front …

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Jimmie Johnson Qualifies For Championship Race

Jimmie Johnson not only became the first to punch his ticket by winning at Martinsville Sunday, but he is also one step closer to tying a NASCAR record. With a win at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, Johnson would join good company, tying Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for the most title wins (7) …

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Jimmie Johnson Wins in Atlanta, Ties Dale Earnhardt Sr In Wins

Jimmie Johnson is celebrating today after a victory yesterday in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Kevin Harvick led for 131 laps, but Johnson took the lead after making a faster green-flag pit stop than Harvick. Towards the end of the race, Johnson led Harvick by about …

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