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Austin Dillon Wins The Daytona 500 After Spinning The Race Leader

The iconic No. 3 car won the Daytona 500 on Sunday, with 27-year-old Austin Dillon behind the wheel. Dillon was in second on the final lap, when leader Aric Almirola spun into the wall in front of him. With NASCAR’s new championship format, Dillon will automatically be in the playoffs if he passes inspection.Read more… […]

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Hard Daytona 500 Wreck Knocks Danica Patrick Out Of Her Final NASCAR Race 

Danica Patrick announced last year that she’d end her racing career with one more attempt at each of America’s biggest racing events, the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. A wreck just over 100 laps in at Daytona sent several cars spiraling, and eventually knocked Patrick out of her final NASCAR race. Read more… Continue […]

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The Daytona 500 Is Sold Out, But Only After The Track Removed Almost 50,000 Seats

NASCAR announced Saturday that its biggest event, Sunday’s Daytona 500, is sold out for the third year in a row. This also happens to be the third Daytona 500 since Daytona International Speedway finished a multi-year renovation that took out about 50,000 of the nearly 150,000 seats it used to have.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How To Win A Championship Title In This New, Confusing Age Of NASCAR 

At the end of Sunday’s Daytona 500, there will most likely already be a driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. How, you ask, could someone be in the postseason playoffs after the first event of the year? Thank NASCAR’s complicated new championship format, which we’re here to help simplify.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Photo Finish NASCAR Race Started Its Five Overtime Sessions At Daytona With The Big One

Rejoice! NASCAR’s regular season is back, ready to fill that empty hole in your heart with cars once more. You know, much like how their second-tier Xfinity Series filled the entire width of Daytona International Speedway with crashed cars this afternoon. The race ended after five overtime restarts in a photo finish…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How To Understand The Daytona 500 And NASCAR In 2018

After constant overhauls with the rules in recent years, NASCAR isn’t the same NASCAR as it was a few seasons ago. If you want to tune into the Daytona 500 on Sunday and start following the rest of the 2018 season, you may need a refresher course first. Welcome to class. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This NASCAR Team Apparently Got Paid For Sponsorship With A Cryptocurrency That’s Only Existed For A Day

A team in the second-tier NASCAR Xfinity Series has a new sponsor this season, and it announced Wednesday that the payment was done in cryptocurrency—cryptocurrency that’s only existed for a day, apparently. What could possibly go wrong, yeah?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR’s Starting An Online Racing League With A Six-Figure Payout: Report

NASCAR teams are working on an online racing league where they would draft players to compete for a six-figure payout, according to a report from Sports Business Daily. The league would take place on iRacing, a subscription simulator that even professional drivers practice on, and likely be broadcast online.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Just Made Its New Road Course-Oval Track Layout A Lot Less Cool

“It’s not all left turns!” we NASCAR fans cry, trying to reason with people who have already categorized us as weirdos who like when cars make circles. “They go to road courses! They make right turns, too!” But we know in our hearts that NASCAR drivers usually don’t love extra turns, and that we cannot […]

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If Dale Earnhardt Jr. Can’t Drive In A Southern Snowstorm You Shouldn’t Either

NASCAR’s favorite son and driving god Dale Earnhardt Jr. accidentally tapped a tree after a snowstorm that blasted parts of North Carolina. He said he tapped the tree because he was going a bit fast, but consider this, southerners: if Dale Jr. is struggling to keep it under control, maybe it’s not the best time […]

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People Are Still Suing Over Injuries From That Nightmare NASCAR Wreck At Daytona In 2015

In July of 2015, Dale Earnhardt Jr. led a huge pack of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series cars across the finish line on the last lap at Daytona International Speedway. Nearly every car behind him was wrecking, and one tore across the speedway’s catch fence—spewing debris into the stands and onto the track.Read more… Continue […]

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Guy Jailed For Swindling $25M Was Trying To Fund Kid In NASCAR

Robert Boston of Hickory, North Carolina, father of former Kyle Bush Motorsport racer Justin Boston, was convicted of crimes related to fraudulent theft of funds from his company’s investors in order to buy himself an expensive home, pricey cars, and fund his son’s NASCAR Trucks career. Sentencing will happen at a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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