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Kyle Larson, who fainted during an autograph session on Saturday, will not race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville on Sunday.
Taking his seat in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet will be Regan Smith.
“After fainting yesterday at an autograph session in Martinsville, Virginia, Kyle Larson was first evaluated at a local [...]

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McMurray Plates Up A Winner In Daytona
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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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 [...]

Sun, 02/14/10 – 22:31 | One Comment
Force Is A Force Again
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On a weekend in which NHRA paid tribute to its rich history during the 50th running of the Kragen O’Reilly NHRA Winternationals, NHRA legend John Force turned back the clock himself by winning for the first time in a year-and-a-half.
The other winners at the season-opening event in the 23-race NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series [...]

Sun, 02/14/10 – 22:17 | Comments Off
Junior Gives Crowd A Thrill
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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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 [...]

Sun, 02/14/10 – 22:01 | 8 Comments
There’s Artwork To Racing Cup Cars
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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By Nick Bromberg | Senior Correspondent
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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 [...]

Sun, 02/14/10 – 11:00 | 2 Comments
Harris: The Talk of Speedweeks
Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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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 [...]

Sun, 02/14/10 – 10:23 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Daytona
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the Daytona 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Click here to chat with him live as he blogs the action Flag to Flag from Daytona!

Sun, 02/14/10 – 10:02 | One Comment
NHRA Notes: The ‘Stang Is Back
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Ford Motor Co. marked its official return to drag racing’s famed “Factory Hot Rod” wars Saturday, when veteran competitor Larry Morgan qualified a 2010 Mustang for the 50th annual Kragen O’Reilly NHRA Winternationals at Pomona, Calif.
Morgan covered the Auto Club Raceway quarter-mile in 6.645-seconds and 207.88 mph to earn the 15th spot on the 16-car [...]

Sun, 02/14/10 – 8:40 | Comments Off
Race Day: Trust To Be Put To The Test In The 500
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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 [...]

Sun, 02/14/10 – 8:24 | Comments Off
Cory Mac Back At The Top
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Cory McClenathan returned to the top of the speed charts at the Kragen O’Reilly Winternationals on Saturday while Robert Hight and Mike Edwards stayed there.
McClenathan, who led Top Fuel after Thursday’s first round of qualifying, clocked a 3.787-second run on Saturday. McClenathan’s 320.05-mph speed matched his previous best here.
“We saw the air getting better [...]

Sat, 02/13/10 – 22:49 | Comments Off
Peters Edges Bodine For Truck Win
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Timothy Peters slipped past Todd Bodine and into the lead on the final lap of Saturday night’s rain-delayed Camping World Trucks Series race at Daytona International Speedway and got the victory.
The pass, which came when Bodine attempted to put a block on Peters in the NextEra Energy Resources 250, deprived Bodine of a shot to [...]

Sat, 02/13/10 – 21:49 | Comments Off