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SANDERS: Fords And Hendrick Motorsports Look To Be 2019 Daytona 500 Favorites

An offseason of change and speculation has finally commenced, and race cars are back on track on the storied high-banks of Daytona. New cars, drivers, paint schemes and rules dominated offseason chatter, but now the talk stops and racing begin

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Starting Lineup: 61st Running Of The Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The starting lineup for the 61st running of the Daytona 500 is set following Thursday night’s Gander RV Duels. While Hendrick Motorsports’ William Byron and Alex Bowman will start on the front row in their Chevrolets,

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Jimmie Johnson Wins The Clash At Daytona Following A Massive Crash And Rain

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson was declared the winner of the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway following a massive crash and rain. Paul Menard had by far the most dominate car, leading 51 of the 59

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William Byron On Daytona 500 Pole; Teammate Alex Bowman On Front Row

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – William Byron captured the pole for the 61st running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday during Busch Pole Qualifying. The performance on Sunday marked Byron’s first pole of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career. The

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NASCAR Announces Several Competition Updates To Kick Off 2019 Season

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR today announced several initiatives and procedural updates for the 2019 season, which officially opens this weekend at Daytona International Speedway with an action-pack Sunday double-header — Daytona 500 Busch Pole Award Qualifying (12:10 p.m. ET

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PHOTOS: 2019 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – On Friday night, the 10th class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame was inducted during the 2019 ceremony. The legends enshrined into the NASCAR Hall of Fame included Davey Allison, Jeff Gordon, Alan Kulwicki, Roger Penske and

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Darlington Raceway To Celebrate Daytona Day With Community Watch Party On Sunday, Feb. 17

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington Raceway will celebrate Daytona Day and the start of the 2019 NASCAR season by hosting its eighth annual Community Watch Party for the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 17. The event will start at 1:30 p.m. and continue

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Charlotte Motor Speedway Prepares For Spectacular 60th Season

CONCORD, N.C.  – Charlotte Motor Speedway’s spectacular 60th season promises to be bigger, better and more entertaining than any year in the illustrious history of America’s Home for Racing. From the 60th running of the iconic Coca-Cola 600 to the 35th Monster Energy NASCAR

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Talladega Superspeedway’s Branham Named Recipient Of Ken Patterson Award At 2019 NMPA Annual Convention

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Russell Branham, Talladega Superspeedway’s director of public relations and consumer marketing, was honored today as the recipient of the Ken Patterson Helping Others Award at the 2019 National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) Annual Convention in Charlotte, NC. “Are you

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Erik Jones Joins Martinsville Speedway’s Pre Race Experience

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Erik Jones is the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver to sign on to participate in Martinsville Speedway’s Pre Race Experience before the STP 500 on March 24. Jones, the first driver to win Rookie of the

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