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Reed wins Xfinity race at Daytona; Kyle Busch injured

Reed wins Xfinity race at Daytona; Kyle Busch injured

February 21st, 2015 10:51 pm by AP

Ryan Reed won for the first time in a NASCAR national series with an Xfinity Series victory Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, where Sprint Cup star Kyle Busch was injured in a late crash.

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Kurt Busch loses appeal; Kyle breaks leg in Xfinity Series race

Kurt Busch loses appeal; Kyle breaks leg in Xfinity Series race

February 21st, 2015 10:49 pm by AP

A final appeals officer ended Kurt Busch's already-slim hopes of racing in the season-opening Daytona 500, while his brother Kyle will also miss the rest after breaking his leg in Saturday's Xfinity Series race.

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NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch indefinitely

NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch indefinitely

February 20th, 2015 7:36 pm by AP

NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely choked and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future.

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Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

February 17th, 2015 8:53 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth have established themselves as early favorites to win this year's Daytona 500 based on their performances from last weekend.

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Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

February 15th, 2015 10:09 pm by AP

The frenetic knockout format ended with Jeff Gordon on the pole for the final Daytona 500 of his career.

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Kenseth opens year with win at Sprint Unlimited

Kenseth opens year with win at Sprint Unlimited

February 14th, 2015 11:31 pm by AP

Matt Kenseth won Saturday night's exhibition Sprint Unlimited, which was a crash-filled kickoff to the NASCAR season for the second consecutive year.

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Round track season ready to get started

Round track season ready to get started

February 10th, 2015 9:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The 2015 NASCAR season kicks off this Saturday night with the Sprint Unlimited race at Daytona.

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Sprint Cup title up for grabs more than ever

Sprint Cup title up for grabs more than ever

February 3rd, 2015 10:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There were no major surprises coming from the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour last week. That doesn't mean the season will be predictable at all.

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Johnson's quest for history books is overshadowed

Johnson's quest for history books is overshadowed

February 1st, 2015 11:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's hard to imagine Jimmie Johnson's quest for a record-tying seventh NASCAR championship being under the radar.But, it has been that way for the past couple of weeks

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Scott's induction   to Hall a milestone for NASCAR

Scott's induction to Hall a milestone for NASCAR

January 31st, 2015 9:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Wendell Scott, the first African-American to race full-time in NASCAR's premier series, became the first African-American to receive the sport's highest honor. He was part of the Class of 2015 along with Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Joe Weatherly and Rex

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