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Is It a Mistake By Moving Nationwide Race To Indianapolis Motor Speedway?

July 6, 2011 1 Comment

The reports have been circulating now for many weeks, and on Wednesday it will be made official: Indianapolis Motor Speedway is getting a NASCAR Nationwide Series race next year. Not being able to race at Lucas Oil Raceway will feel quite different, something that has many NASCAR fans questioning if this was really a great move. This […]

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Flashback – July 4th, 2009 Coke Zero 400 – Fireworks Erupt on the Track

July 4, 2011 No Comments

Think back just two years, it was an unreal night race at Daytona International Speedway on the Fourth of July. Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch were battling for the lead after a late-race restart with four laps to go, but it was the No. 14 of Stewart which prevailed to win the Coke Zero 400. […]

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A Ticked Off Junior Is Never Good- Especially Following Daytona

July 4, 2011 No Comments

Dale Earnhardt Jr. made it clear that he can’t stand this current style of restrictor plate racing before this weekend even arrived. ”I’m not looking forward to going to Daytona, not with the way the drafting is there,” he said last week at Sonoma. But if there was any doubt, he ended it after a […]

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NSCS: Daytona Power Rankings

July 3, 2011 No Comments

It was a crazy race at Daytona International Speedway, with David Ragan earning his shot at redemption with a win. It took Ragan five months to finally get it right, but when he did, boy was it sweet! Points leader Carl Edwards didn’t have such a great night. Between getting wrecked by his teammate and […]

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Georgia On My Mind- David Ragan Takes Advantage of Redemption Opportunity

July 3, 2011 No Comments

Who says one can’t earn redemption? Just five short months ago, David Ragan made his biggest mistake by far and finally, Ragan got it right. It took two attempts at a green-white-checkered-flag finish, Ragan was out in the front of the pack when the caution flew for the 10th lap of overtime (thought it would […]

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Daytona International Speedway: David Ragan Wipes Away a Bitter Daytona Memory; Earns First Career Win

July 3, 2011 1 Comment

David Ragan, who was forced to forfeit a chance at winning the Daytona 500 in February due to a penalty for changing lanes too soon on a late-race restart, found victory lane Saturday night in the Coke Zero 400. Ragan survived two attempts green-white-checkered finish and received a strong push from veteran teammate Matt Kenseth […]

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Daytona International Speedway: Mark Martin Tops Sprint Cup Qualifying – Starting Lineup

July 2, 2011 No Comments

Mark Martin will lead the field to green Saturday night under the bright lights of Daytona International Speedway. Martin turned a lap of 182.065 mph around the 2.5 mile Superspeedway to earn his 50th career pole. Surprise Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne was on the provisional pole until the 53 year old veteran knocked him […]

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The Bright Future for Danica Just Got a Little Brighter, in NASCAR

July 2, 2011 1 Comment

As Danica Patrick climbed out of her No. 7 Chevrolet, she wore nothing but smiles. Not only did Patrick “prove” to NASCAR, but she also turned a few heads tonight with her performance at one of NASCAR’s most grueling tracks, Daytona. “I had a hell of a lot of fun,” Patrick said. “I felt I really […]

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