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Second-year Cup driver Chris Buescher’s personal offseason of change admittedly has been compounded by NASCAR’s sweeping package of rules “enhancements” for the 2017 season.
A radical format featuring three-stage races in all Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series events; a complicated system of awarding points and a revamped route into the playoffs […]

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Race Day: Blades And More Power At DIS
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
In tonight’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, the Sprint Cup cars will be fitted with vertical blade spoilers at the 2.5-mile oval for the first time since the introduction of the Car of Tomorrow.
The cars will also be fitted with restrictor plates with larger air holes.
This weekend, drivers […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 12:25 | Comments Off on Race Day: Blades And More Power At DIS
FIA’s Todt Gets DIS Tour
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Daytona Beach, Fla. – On a hot Friday at Daytona International Speedway, FIA President Jean Todt toured the NASCAR garage in the company of John Darby, the Sprint Cup director, Robin Pemberton, vice president of competition for NASCAR and Nick Craw, the American representative to the FIA.
Todt, who became the […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 9:56 | 3 Comments
Keen Fast Tracking In Grand-Am
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Leh Keen is on the fast track in sports car racing. That’s not a reference to the infield and oval road course at the Daytona International Speedway, scene of Saturday’s Grand-Am Rolex Series race. Keen’s career is on the fast track.
The driver from Dublin, Ga., began […]

Fri, 07/2/10 – 21:50 | One Comment
An Earnhardt And No. 3 Back in Victory Lane
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Aboard a car carrying the number made famous by his father, Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory in the Nationwide Series event at Daytona on Friday brought back emotional memories – and might help resurrect his career after a prolonged slump.
“I do think this helps us, because the new […]

Fri, 07/2/10 – 21:20 | One Comment
Daytona Notes: More Fixes At DIS
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Daytona Beach, Fla. – The famous pothole area in Turn 2 at Daytona International Speedway has reared its ugly head.
Following a day of practice at the 2.5-mile speedway on Thursday, track maintenance workers repaired an area measuring one-foot tall by 4 ½ feet long.
Five months after the track came apart […]

Fri, 07/2/10 – 18:23 | One Comment
Cup Qualifying Canceled
Qualifying for Saturday evening’s Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race was canceled because of persistent rain at Daytona International Speedway on Friday afternoon.
The starting lineup was set using owner points. That puts Kevin Harvick on the pole for the season’s second race at Daytona. Following in the top five will be Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, […]

Fri, 07/2/10 – 17:33 | Comments Off on Cup Qualifying Canceled
Keselowski Leads Dodge Parade

Brad Keselowski won his fourth Nationwide Series pole of the season Friday afternoon when he laid down the fastest qualifying lap for Friday evening’s Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Keselowski, the series points leader and a three-time race winner this season, turned a lap at 183.031 mph in his Penske Racing Dodge Challenger.
Second fastest […]

Fri, 07/2/10 – 14:32 | Comments Off on Keselowski Leads Dodge Parade
France Talks Of Schedule And Chase Changes
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By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Based on the sagging attendance NASCAR has experienced this season, it was only fitting that the organization’s CEO, Brian France, fielded questions Friday morning from a sparse gathering in the Daytona International Speedway media center about the state of the sport.
A variety of questions directed to […]

Fri, 07/2/10 – 13:56 | 2 Comments
Woody: Hamilton’s Life Was A Hollywood Story
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By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Last week was the 20th anniversary of the “Days of Thunder” movie, and it brought back a lot of memories.
Not only was it a big deal for the sport because of all the attention and exposure that it brought to NASCAR with its cast of such stars as Tom Cruise, […]

Fri, 07/2/10 – 6:51 | Comments Off on Woody: Hamilton’s Life Was A Hollywood Story
It was a battle of World of Outlaws legends as Sammy Swindell and Steve Kinser battled down to the wire on Thursday night at Huset’s Speedway in Brandon, S.C., with Swindell coming out on top to earn his second World of Outlaws win of the season.
Swindell took the lead from Lucas Wolfe on the 30th […]

Fri, 07/2/10 – 6:29 | Comments Off on Swindell Edges Kinser At Huset’s