Nascar

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February 18, 2019 - 11:00 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs closed his eyes during a tribute lap for his late son, while crew members raised a banner to honor the co-founder of Joe Gibbs Racing. J.D. Gibbs had been hand-picked by his father to run the organization, changed tires during the early seasons, had a brief...
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February 17, 2019 - 2:27 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose career nearly was derailed by a brain tumor. The front row is the youngest in Daytona 500 history and...
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Daytona International Speedway
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February 12, 2019 - 8:14 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Houston Texans star J.J. Watt will serve as the grand marshal for the Daytona 500, making him the first NFL player to give the command for drivers to starts their engines before NASCAR's most famous race. Daytona International Speedway made the announcement Monday, six...
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February 10, 2019 - 2:27 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — William Byron put Hendrick Motorsports in a familiar position: on the pole for the Daytona 500. His bigger goal is to make the starting spot pay dividends for the NASCAR powerhouse. The 21-year-old Byron and 25-year-old teammate Alex Bowman locked in the front row for "...
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February 09, 2019 - 12:06 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott, Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman have been involved in the first wreck of Speedweeks. The four Cup Series drivers crashed Saturday during the opening practice for the exhibition Clash race at Daytona International Speedway. The race is slated to...
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NASCAR
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February 04, 2019 - 12:40 pm
The reset button for NASCAR was triggered as soon as Joey Logano wrapped up last year's championship celebration. There was massive work to be done to stop the stock-car series from a spiral to the bottom and the fix is nothing short of a radical reboot.
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Kurt Busch
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December 04, 2018 - 2:00 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch and sponsor Monster Energy will move to Chip Ganassi Racing next season for Busch's 20th season in NASCAR. The partnership announced Tuesday is a one-year contract for Busch to drive the No. 1 Chevrolet with primary sponsorship from Monster. It is believed the one...
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 Chase Elliott
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November 30, 2018 - 8:05 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chase Elliott has been voted NASCAR's most popular driver, ending a 15-year run for superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. Earnhardt presented Elliott the award during NASCAR's annual season-ending awards ceremony Thursday at the Wynn Las Vegas. Earnhardt won the award for 15 consecutive...
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