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UPDATE: Daytona 500 postponed until Monday

February 26, 2012 No Comments

The Daytona 500 has been postponed for the first time in its 54-year history. NASCAR postponed the Great American Race after heavy rain saturated Daytona International Speedway on Sunday. Officials spent more than four hours attempting to dry the track, but were unsuccessful. When the last storm cell came through Daytona Beach, NASCAR officials had […]

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NSCS: Rick Santorum campaign to sponsor Daytona 500 driver

February 26, 2012 No Comments

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will sponsor a car in Sunday’s Daytona 500. The “Made in the USA” campaign will occupy both the hood and quarter panels of Tony Raines’ No. 26 Ford Fusion in the season-opening race. Last year’s Daytona 500 drew an average audience of 15 million on FOX and more than 30 million […]

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NNS: Buescher swerves low to capture Drive4COPD 300 win

February 25, 2012 No Comments

James Buescher needed just one thing to happen in order to capture the Nationwide Series victory at Daytona, all the cars in front of him to wreck. That is exactly what happened coming off turn four of the Drive4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, and it all started when Joey Logano went high to block […]

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NCWTS: John King survives for the win at Daytona

February 24, 2012 No Comments

In what was a picture perfect night for racing, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series opened up their 2012 championship season at the Daytona International Speedway. A race that featured its fair share of single file racing, side-by-side action as well as the unfortunate late race crashes, fans were treated to one of the most […]

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NSCS: Daytona 500 Preview

February 24, 2012 No Comments

Information: Date: Sunday – February 26th, 2012 Time: 1 p.m. ET – Green Flag: 1:29 p.m. ET Location: Daytona International Speedway Distance: 200 Laps/500 Miles Broadcast: TV – FOX Radio – MRN (Motor Racing Network)/Sirius XM Ch. 90 Weather: High: 68°F – Low: 60°F Start Time: 67°F End of Race: 61° Chance of Rain: 50% […]

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NCWTS: Miguel Paludo takes pole at Daytona

February 24, 2012 No Comments

There may not be any bigger pole in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series than the one in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Each team, each driver is at their best at the world center of speed. With drivers with their new teams and colors, the spotlight shines on them each Friday before […]

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NNS: Drive4COPD 300 Preview – Stewart goes for fifth straight win, Patrick wins pole

February 24, 2012 No Comments

Information:  Date: Saturday—February 25, 2012 Time: 12 p.m. ET Location: Daytona International Speedway Distance: 120 laps/300 Miles Broadcast: TV—ESPN Radio— MRN (Motor Racing Network)/ Sirius XM Ch. 90 Weather: High: 64⁰F – Low 49⁰F Start Time: 61⁰F End of Race: 62⁰F Chance of rain: 10% Wind: Out of the north at 15-16 mph. Analysis: Tony […]

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NSCS: Tony Stewart, Matt Kenseth win Gatorade Duels; Michael Waltrip out for Daytona 500

February 23, 2012 No Comments

As March Madness quickly approaches in basketball, NASCAR had their own version of weekday fun, as fans packed Daytona International Speedway for the Gatorade Duels. Tony Stewart was the first victor of the day, winning the first of two 150-mile sprint races. Thursday’s win marked the 17th time Stewart has won in Daytona — although […]

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