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Kwasniewski, 18, wins Daytona Nationwide pole

Kwasniewski, 18, wins Daytona Nationwide pole

February 21st, 2014 7:15 pm by Staff Report

Eighteen-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski won the pole for his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut - the first rookie since Rusty Wallace in 1985 to take the pole at Daytona International Speedway - on Friday.

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At 64, Force still Funny Car's driving force

At 64, Force still Funny Car's driving force

February 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer

"People joke about my age and senior discounts at Marie Callender and all that, but I put on this firesuit and I'm 24 years old again - Superman," said 64-year-old Funny Car legend John Force.

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Muddy Creek Raceway to come to life March 1

Muddy Creek Raceway to come to life March 1

February 21st, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

March will roar in like a lion at Muddy Creek Raceway. The first event of the 2014 THOR United States Mega Series campaign will take place March 1-2.

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Denny Hamlin continues Daytona dominance at Budweiser Duels

Denny Hamlin continues Daytona dominance at Budweiser Duels

February 21st, 2014 6:32 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

Denny Hamlin won a wild Budweiser Duel at Daytona International Speedway Thursday night, not long after teammate Matt Kenseth won the first sprint race that sets the starting grid for the Daytona 500.

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Fox making tweaks to revamped NASCAR scoreboard

Fox making tweaks to revamped NASCAR scoreboard

February 19th, 2014 2:24 pm by Associated Press

Fox Sports' attempt to modernize the scoring crawl is going back in for repairs. The network ditched the usual rolling leaderboard at the top of the screen for a rectangular box on the right side of the TV screen.

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Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

February 19th, 2014 6:59 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Busch was covertly courted by co-owner Gene Haas, the often overlooked "H'' in SHR, to round out a dream team of drivers that already included Stewart, a three-time Cup champion, and one of NASCAR's most popular stars in Danica Patrick.

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Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

February 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

John King believes he has the components needed to repeat his 2012 winning performance at Daytona International Speedway, including experience, a top-notch crew chief, a fast truck and a burning desire to win.

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Dillon puts No. 3 on pole for Daytona 500

Dillon puts No. 3 on pole for Daytona 500

February 16th, 2014 3:51 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Austin Dillon won the pole for the season-opening Daytona 500, putting the famed No. 3 Chevrolet back out front in the Sprint Cup Series for the firs time since Dale Earnhardt's fatal accident in 2001.

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Chevy still assessing cause of pace car fire

Chevy still assessing cause of pace car fire

February 16th, 2014 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Chevrolet said Sunday it is still assessing the cause of a fire in the trunk of the pace car at Daytona international Speedway.

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'Captain America' actor grand marshal for Daytona 500

'Captain America' actor grand marshal for Daytona 500

February 16th, 2014 1:18 pm by Associated Press

Actor Chris Evans will serve as grand marshal and give the command to "start your engines" for the Feb. 23 Daytona 500.

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