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Robert Richardson, Jr.: From Hay Farming to Making Hay In Daytona

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The green flag for Sunday’s Daytona 500 will feature a feel-good story or two for the 200-lap Super Bowl of Racing. Among the most intriguing and old-school stories of them all is Robert Richardson, Jr. who – in a two-week span – went from farming hay in Texas to strapping …

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Full Throttle: New Rules Painting NASCAR into a Tight Corner

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Friday, at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR distributed rulebook changes designed to specifically categorize personal conduct violations. The intent would seem to be curbing any activities that might shine a disparaging light on the sport. While it is a noble concept in theory, providing little change in NASCAR’s philosophy its unintended consequences could …

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Friday Faceoff: Who Needs a Daytona 500 Win?

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Who would benefit the most from a Daytona 500 win? What driver in the field needs a 500 to complete their resume?  Sean Fesko, Staff Writer: Any driver with no prayer of winning a non-plate race would benefit the most. Not only would they be a part of the whirlwind …

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