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Scott Heckert Driving for Live Fast at Daytona Road Course

2019 Xfinity Scott Heckert Lawson Aschenbach NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Scott Heckert is set to drive the No. 78 car for Live Fast Motorsports in Sunday’s (Feb. 21) NASCAR Cup Series race at the Daytona International Speedway road course. The change was noted the Cup starting lineup for the event. BJ McLeod, who ended 23rd in the Daytona 500, was listed to start 19th, but …

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Ryan Vargas Snags Big Squeezy Sponsorship for Daytona Road Course

2019 Iowa NXS Ryan Vargas Face Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Big Squeezy is sponsoring Ryan Vargas in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race on the Daytona International Speedway road course, JD Motorsports with Gary Keller announced Feb. 17. The company is owned by National Football League star running back Alvin Kamara, who replied to Vargas’ Twitter post about needing a primary sponsor. “Having the opportunity …

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Ben Rhodes on Truck Pole at Daytona Road Course

Ben Rhodes stands next to trophy after winning at Daytona in trucks Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ben Rhodes will wheel his No. 99 ThorSport Racing Toyota from the pole in Friday’s (Feb. 19) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Daytona International Speedway road course. Rhodes claimed the position after winning last week’s season opener on the Daytona oval. Niece Motorsports teammates Ryan Truex and Carson Hocevar will start second …

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Brett Moffitt Earns Pole for Xfinity Race on Daytona Road Course

Brett Moffitt car at Daytona Xfinity Photo Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Brett Moffitt will lead the NASCAR Xfinity Series field to the green flag in Saturday’s (Feb. 20) event at the Daytona International Speedway road course. Moffitt took the pole after finishing second in the season opener on the Daytona oval. Last week’s victor Austin Cindric will start alongside Moffitt on the front row. Kaulig Racing’s …

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Chase Elliott Snags Cup Pole for Daytona Road Course

Chase Elliott races in Daytona 500 Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chase Elliott will lead the field to green in Sunday’s (Feb. 21) race on the Daytona International Speedway road course in the NASCAR Cup Series. Elliott claimed the pole after finishing second in the season opener. Daytona 500 champion Michael McDowell will line up second alongside Elliott. Austin Dillon begins in third, Denny Hamlin is …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin car on track (Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Well, folks, it’s back again: the Daytona 500. The NASCAR Cup Series 2021 season opener is scheduled to run on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Unfortunately, the usual pomp and circumstance may be limited this year due to COVID-19. But in the world of fantasy NASCAR DraftKings, there’s still a lot …

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Fernando Alonso Involved in Cycling Accident

Fernando Alonso in Indianapolis

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Fernando Alonso was involved in a cycling accident in Switzerland, Alpine Formula 1 Team announced Feb. 11. According to the team’s Twitter page, “Fernando is conscious and well in himself and is awaiting further medical examinations tomorrow morning.” Alpine, formerly known as Renault, signed Alonso last July. Alonso is set to make his return to …

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Alex Bowman, William Byron Lead Duel Starting Lineups

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

Hendrick Motorsports teammates Alex Bowman and William Byron will start first in each of their Duel qualifying races on Thursday, Feb. 11. They earned the starting positions after claiming the front row of the Daytona 500 pole. The odd-numbered qualifiers will race in Duel 1, while the even numbers are in Duel 2. Among those …

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Alex Bowman Wins Daytona 500 Pole, William Byron 2nd

Alex Bowman and William Byron start on the front row at Daytona 2021 Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Alex Bowman won the Daytona 500 pole Wednesday night, posting a lap speed of 191.261 mph. This is his second career Daytona 500 pole. It’s also his fourth consecutive year on the front row, the first time in NASCAR Cup Series history. His teammate William Byron will start alongside him on the front row after …

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Entry List: Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. 300

NASCAR Xfinity Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

There are 45 cars competing for 36 spots for Saturday’s (Feb. 13) 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. The Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. 300 features a number of drivers debuting in new rides as the 120-lap race kicks off the sport’s nine month, 33-race schedule. Among the notable entries is …

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