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Joey Logano continued his successful run in qualifying at Martinsville.(RacinToday/HHP file photo by David Tulis)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Joey Logano, driving a Ford, posted a lap of 97.830 mph Saturday at Martinsville Speedway to earn the pole for Sunday’s STP 500, his fifth No. 1 starting position in the last seven […]

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Brittany Force Says Her Wild Ride In Pomona Was A Blur
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Brittany Force says she has no recollection of the grinding crash that launched the defense of her NHRA Top Fuel world championship nearly two weeks ago. But what she does remember _ backed by video she reluctantly has reviewed _ is akin to an out-of-body experience.
Force crashed during her first-round match Feb. 11 at the […]

Fri, 02/23/18 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Brittany Force Says Her Wild Ride In Pomona Was A Blur
Flat Spot On: Demolition Daytona Done, Atlanta To Be Fast, Too
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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NASCAR in 280 characters (or less):
The Daytona 500 finally lived up to its standing as the Super Bowl of stock car racing. Block, tackle and crash. (At least NASCAR doesn’t have the head injury safety problem that now looms in every NFL game.)
Things are always different on the last lap. […]

Wed, 02/21/18 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: Demolition Daytona Done, Atlanta To Be Fast, Too
No Hangover For Dillon, Childress
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The thrill of winning the 60th annual Daytona 500 Sunday night carried into Monday morning for Austin Dillon, who along with his team was honored during the Champion’s Breakfast in the Bill France Room at Daytona International Speedway.
Dillon drove the No. 3 Dow Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 owned by grandfather Richard Childress to an historic victory in “The Great […]

Mon, 02/19/18 – 19:54 | Comments Off on No Hangover For Dillon, Childress
Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace Is Enjoying Ridin’ With The King
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After finishing third in his Can-Am Duel race Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. was greeted by his “bodyguard.”
You may have heard of the guy.
“His name is Richard Petty,” said Wallace, referring to the NASCAR Hall of Famer and his Cup Series car-co-owner. “I have never seen him that excited before.  […]

Mon, 02/19/18 – 9:29 | Comments Off on Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace Is Enjoying Ridin’ With The King
NASCAR Was The Big Winner At Daytona 500
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Struggling to remain relevant in the national sports landscape, NASCAR hit a home run on Sunday after Austin Dillon’s No. 3 Chevrolet surged into the lead on the final lap and then pulled away from Darrell “Bubba” Wallace and Denny Hamlin to win the Daytona 500.
For old guard […]

Mon, 02/19/18 – 8:06 | Comments Off on NASCAR Was The Big Winner At Daytona 500
Mark Thompson Enjoys Senior Moment
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Soldier on, Mark Thompson.
Amidst NASCAR’s publicity push over its fresh flock of young drivers, there was virtually no fanfare over the 66-year-old Thompson establishing a remarkable record when the green flag waved to signify the start of today’s 60th-annual Daytona 500.
Before Sunday, the oldest driver to turn […]

Sun, 02/18/18 – 19:40 | One Comment
Austin Dillon, No. 3 Car Win The ’18 Daytona 500
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Austin Dillon, driving the No. 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet which Dale Earnhardt drove to victory 20 years ago, took the lead on the final lap of overtime and went on to win the NASCAR Cup Series biggie, the Daytona 500, on Sunday.
The final lap was the only one Dillon led.
“It […]

Sun, 02/18/18 – 18:46 | Comments Off on Austin Dillon, No. 3 Car Win The ’18 Daytona 500
Reddick Wins Ugly Xfinity Series Race At Daytona
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Demolitionweeks continued at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday as the NASCAR Xfinity Series took the track for a yellow flag-dominated marathon. It finally came to an end when Tyler Reddick edged Elliott Sadler to the finish line by inches in the fifth overtime.
With an official margin of victory at .000, the photo finish was the […]

Sat, 02/17/18 – 18:57 | Comments Off on Reddick Wins Ugly Xfinity Series Race At Daytona
Sauter Kicks Off Truck Season With Win
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Johnny Sauter held off Justin Haley by .098 seconds to win Friday night’s season-opening NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Sauter took the lead from pole winner David Gilliland on Lap 92 of 100 and stayed out front the rest of the way. The victory was Sauter’s third at Daytona and 18th […]

Sat, 02/17/18 – 9:09 | Comments Off on Sauter Kicks Off Truck Season With Win
Media Days Come, Go, And Stay The Same
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Media Day for Speedweeks was held Wednesday. Never fun, seldom insightful, occasionally entertaining and often embarrassing, the 2018 edition of the gathering produced more of the same.
For example?
No kidding, somebody asked this of Alex Bowman, new driver of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy: “Do you feel like you’ve inherited […]

Fri, 02/16/18 – 18:12 | Comments Off on Media Days Come, Go, And Stay The Same