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Drivers, Fans Didn’t Dig Pothole
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 22:50 | Comments Off on Drivers, Fans Didn’t Dig Pothole
Drivers, Fans Didn’t Dig Pothole

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Robin Braig, president of Daytona International Speedway, has no immediate explanation for the pothole on the track that caused two long interruptions of Sunday’s Daytona 500.
“As we do for every event, we inspected the track this morning and there were no concerns,’’ Braig said in a […]

McMurray Plates Up A Winner In Daytona
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 22:31 | One Comment
McMurray Plates Up A Winner In Daytona

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The finish of the race that seemed to take forever was worth the wait.
Jamie McMurray, NASCAR’s newest restrictor plate ace, held off Greg Biffle to win Sunday’s Daytona 500 in the second overtime period while comeback-minded Dale Earnhardt thrilled the crowd by charging from 10th to […]

Junior Gives Crowd A Thrill
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 22:01 | 8 Comments
Junior Gives Crowd A Thrill

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. discovered some of his old plate racing magic Sunday in the Daytona 500.
The crowd favorite charged from 10th to second place on the final lap of the season-opening NASCAR Sprint Cup race – it was probably the most important runner-up finish of his career.
Earnhardt, the son of a […]

There’s Artwork To Racing Cup Cars
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 11:00 | 2 Comments
There’s Artwork To Racing Cup Cars

By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
Daytona Speedweeks is my favorite part of every NASCAR season. The cars are on the track for the first time in race trim, all the changes that have been speculated upon and talked about for the previous six months are finally official and every team has a sense that this […]

Harris: The Talk of Speedweeks
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 10:23 | Comments Off on Harris: The Talk of Speedweeks
Harris: The Talk of Speedweeks

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Sometimes it’s amazing what comes out of the mouths of race drivers and crew chiefs. Here are a few of the gems from this week at Daytona International Speedway:
“I wouldn’t be surprised that we will have more than one green-white-checkers (flag). Honestly. People are racing really […]

Flag to Flag: Daytona
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 10:02 | One Comment
Flag to Flag: Daytona

Watching the Daytona 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to chat with him live as he blogs the action Flag to Flag from Daytona!

Race Day: Trust To Be Put To The Test In The 500
Sunday, 14 Feb, 2010 – 8:24 | Comments Off on Race Day: Trust To Be Put To The Test In The 500
Race Day: Trust To Be Put To The Test In The 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It is virtually impossible to win the Daytona 500 without on-track help. Not American Auto Club-type help. Drafting help. Bumping help.
This afternoon, every driver on the track will be looking to hook up with somebody they can “trust”. Every team will attempt to cut “deals” with other teams.
Some drivers have […]

Edwards Holds Court In Daytona
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 7:33 | Comments Off on Edwards Holds Court In Daytona
Edwards Holds Court In Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla. – When it comes to speaking his mind, there are few NASCAR drivers more candid than Carl Edwards.
On a rainy Friday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, Edwards met with the media twice and touched on a wide range of topics including Sunday’s Daytona 500, Ford’s new engine, Hendrick Motorsports’ domination of the […]

Minter: Not All Changes Are On The Track
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 7:20 | 3 Comments
Minter: Not All Changes Are On The Track

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – On a rainy Friday at Daytona International Speedway, where the only laps turned on the track were by the jet-drying trucks and other assorted safety vehicles, I began to wonder what memories I would carry home from Speedweeks 2010.
Of course there will be high drama on […]

Cup Drivers Enjoying Their Freedom In Daytona
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 6:52 | Comments Off on Cup Drivers Enjoying Their Freedom In Daytona
Cup Drivers Enjoying Their Freedom In Daytona

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Daytona Beach, Fla. – NASCAR official Robin Pemberton’s ominous “Boys, have at it’’ announcement a few weeks ago gave media and race fans visions of flying race cars this week at Daytona.
With the well-publicized slump in TV ratings and visibly empty seats at most of its racetracks, NASCAR has come […]