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Joey Logano Wins 2015 Daytona 500

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Joey Logano won the Daytona 500 on Sunday after a suspenseful final 15 laps that saw the frontrunners racing three-wide for the lead and a green-white-checkered finish. The win was his first at Daytona and his ninth career win. “I can’t believe it. This is absolutely amazing. Daytona 500!” he told FOX Sports’ Matt Yocum …

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Alex Bowman Wins Fourth Daytona 500 Practice

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Remember when Tommy Baldwin Racing nearly snagged the Daytona 500 following the jet-dryer incident of 2012? Their chances of victory this year seem to be just as good with Alex Bowman, who topped the charts in the second Daytona 500 practice of Wednesday with a speed of 200.495 mph. Bowman, 21, is attempting to make his …

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Kyle Busch Paces Third Daytona 500 Practice Amid Danica Patrick Crash

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Kyle Busch paced the field in the first Sprint Cup Series action at Daytona since Sunday’s qualifying round, winning the third practice for the Daytona 500 on Wednesday and posting a top speed of 200.776 mph. Busch was one of three drivers to eclipse the 200 mph mark, along with Jimmie Johnson (200.530) and Trevor Bayne (200.053). …

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NASCAR Changes XFINITY, Truck Daytona Qualifying After Cup Fiasco

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After a crazy Sprint Cup qualifying session that saw a multi-car wreck and a game of chicken on pit road, NASCAR announced today it has tweaked the qualifying format for both the upcoming XFINITY and Camping World Truck series time trials for Daytona. Instead of two groups of cars (or trucks), there will now be four groups …

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R.I.P. Dale Earnhardt: Drivers, Fans Remember Champion on Anniversary of Daytona Death

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Today marks the 14th anniversary of the passing of Dale Earnhardt, who died Feb. 18, 2001, in a last-lap crash during the Daytona 500. But while Earnhardt is no longer with us, he is by no means forgotten; after all, not a Daytona Speedweeks goes by without mention of the seven-time champion’s famous name. So it was no surprise …

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