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Matt Crafton won Wednesday night’s fifth annual Eldora Dirt Derby 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.
Over the last forty laps of the race, Crafton worked his way from the bottom of the top-10 and took advantage of a Lap 127 caution to challenge a dominant Stewart Friesen for his first win since Charlotte […]

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Pruett/Rojas Win At DIS
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Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas of the TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Grand-Am Series team celebrated the 100th race for the Daytona Prototype class by winning Saturday’s Brumos Porsche 250 at Daytona International Speedway.
Pruett took the lead with one hour remaining and led all but one of the remaining laps in the No. […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Pruett/Rojas Win At DIS
Sturbin: Thinking Of Richie Evans
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No NASCAR Sprint Cup driver competing at Daytona International Speedway tonight is going to upstage the events surrounding Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s emotional Nationwide Series victory in a No. 3 car honoring his daddy.
Junior brought down the house, and plenty of tears, Friday night when he drove a yellow-and-blue No. 3 Wrangler Chevrolet – the livery […]

Sat, 07/3/10 – 16:20 | One Comment
Race Day: Blades And More Power At DIS
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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