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Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

February 24th, 2014 8:13 pm by AP

It had been 10 years since Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first 500, and after three runner-up finishes the last four seasons in a race that had caused his family so much heartache and joy, the moment was overwhelming.

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Johnson adds another Pro Stock trophy

Johnson adds another Pro Stock trophy

February 24th, 2014 5:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Given the circumstances, Allen Johnson understood how his win at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals was a little overshadowed on Sunday.That same night, NASCAR's 11-time reigning most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his second Daytona 500.

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Earnhardt back in Victory Lane at Daytona 500

Earnhardt back in Victory Lane at Daytona 500

February 24th, 2014 8:22 am by The Associated Press

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Daytona 500 win was 10 years in the making.

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Smith wins Nationwide thriller

Smith wins Nationwide thriller

February 22nd, 2014 11:49 pm by AP

Regan Smith won the season-opening Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway by edging Brad Keselowski at the finish line in overtime.

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Hamlin shooting for Daytona sweep

Hamlin shooting for Daytona sweep

February 22nd, 2014 11:47 pm by AP

Denny Hamlin almost couldn't help himself at the start of his Daytona 500 qualifying race, when his anxiously tried to charge to the front and shake out all the cobwebs and frustration from his injury-plagued season a year ago.

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For Petty, it's still good to be The King

For Petty, it's still good to be The King

February 21st, 2014 11:12 pm by AP

The King was holding court, trying to explain why the words of a driver who has been retired since 1992 carry as much weight today as they did back in the day when Winston was the name of the Cup game.His audience interrupted, wanting instead to drain Ric

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Busch wins Truck Series season opener at Daytona

Busch wins Truck Series season opener at Daytona

February 21st, 2014 11:05 pm by AP

Kyle Busch used a perfectly timed pass to edge Timothy Peters in the final few feet to win the NASCAR Truck Series season opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway.

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Hamlin, Kenseth win qualifying races at Daytona

Hamlin, Kenseth win qualifying races at Daytona

February 20th, 2014 10:49 pm by AP

Joe Gibbs drivers Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth each won one of the two qualifying races for the Daytona 500 on Thursday night.

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Blaney withdraws from Daytona 500

Blaney withdraws from Daytona 500

February 20th, 2014 9:37 pm by AP

Dave Blaney is down to one reason to stay at Daytona International Speedway: His son, Ryan, is racing in the Truck Series.When Ryan's season opener is over Friday, dad will be hitting the road, too.

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Five things to know about Daytona

Five things to know about Daytona

February 19th, 2014 10:36 pm by AP

A seven-car accident in the first full practice of the Daytona 500 sent workers scrambling to repair a section of the grandstand fence and left teams hustling to get backup cars ready

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