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NASCAR Returns This Weekend

NASCAR driver Hamlin celebrates

Gentlemen, start your engines. NASCAR is back. The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Darlington on Sunday, May 17. A nation suffering from a sports shortage gets a desperately-needed pain reliever: a live sport with stock cars zooming at speeds north of 200 miles per hour. From screen to reality During …

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Discusses Family, Technology in Racing and the Coronavirus

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is well-known not only for his personal racing career but also for that of his father’s. Earnhardt Sr. is considered one of the most legendary racecar drivers in history. In his 27-year racing career, Earnhardt Sr. won 76 races before dying in 2001 in a crash during …

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Daytona 500: Denny Hamlin Wins Second-Consecutive 500 and Ryan Newman’s Injuries Are Not Life Threatening

Ryan Newman’s Condition Declared Not life Threatening NASCAR driver Ryan Newman was involved in a crash that sent his car airborne during the Daytona 500 on Monday. He is currently being treated at Halifax Hospital after safety crews took several minute to extract him from a car full of sparks …

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Stenhouse Jr. Wins Daytona 500 Pole

For the first time since 2014, the pole position at the Daytona 500 will not be held by Hendrick Motorsports. Instead, the pole position will be held by Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who races for JTG Daugherty Racing in the No. 47 car. Pretty special day yesterday for me and my …

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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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