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Coke Zero 400 kicks off in Daytona

It’s the Fourth of July weekend which means that it is time for the Coke Zero 400 weekend. The first race at the the Daytona International Speedway kicks off on Friday with the Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola. The Subway 250 is 100 laps, equivalent to 250 miles. Good …

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NASCAR News: Edwards Claims Second Straight Series Win

Carl Edwards stuck it to his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch, literally, after bumping Busch out of the lead in the final corner of the final lap to claim his second consecutive Cup Series race victory. Edwards led 149 of the first 229 laps, but as time progressed the …

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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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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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