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Michael McDowell; The Daytona Underdog

Not crowned until early Monday morning, through the rain and wreckage, Michael McDowell wins his first career cup series race, as he is crowned the winner of the 63rd Daytona 500. McDowell was winless in his first 357 career Cup starts and 13 seasons. This was the season-opening race for …

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Austin Dillon Wins Big in Texas

NASCAR driver Austin Dillon beat out teammate Tyler Reddick to win the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 on Sunday. This was a 1-2 finish for the Richard Childress Racing team. It was a close finish with Dillion winning by .149-seconds. Before the race, Dillon was outside the top 16 that made …

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Kevin Harvick wins at the Brickyard

Kevin Harvick won the Brickyard 400 for the second year in a row. It’s Harvick’s third win overall at the Brickyard, and his fourth win so far in 2020. Matt Kenseth finished second, and Aric Almirola came in third. https://twitter.com/NASCAR/status/1279940216233562113 Kevin Harvick’s path to victory Harvick led 68 of the …

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How GEICO 500 Changed NASCAR

The NASCAR GEICO 500 race at Talladega was postponed from Sunday to Monday at 3 p.m. due to weather. An additional hour delay was then suffered at lap 58. Yet, the Talladega Superspeedway race still reached a desired hair-raising completion with Ryan Blaney grabbing 1st place from Ricky Stenhouse Jr …

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Bubba Wallace Finds Noose in Stall

It hasn’t even been two weeks since NASCAR banned the confederate flag. On Sunday afternoon, at the Talladega Superspeedway, a noose was found in the garage stall belonging to Bubba Wallace. NASCAR and the FBI have started investigations into the act. Wallace, NASCAR’s only black driver, called the act a …

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NASCAR Bans Confederate Flag

Hours before the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500, NASCAR moved to ban the Confederate Flag at its races. NASCAR released a statement saying the flag contradicts the goals of the organization: a welcoming environment for all. ESPN’s Marty Smith said the current climate called for change. He said “he could …

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