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8:26 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Ricky Stenhouse Jr. had no apology for Kyle Busch about the accidents caused at Daytona last week, but he did warn the Cup points leader to stop “running his mouth.” Erik Jones, with
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1:26 AM ET Associated Press SPARTA, Ky. — Christopher Bell couldn’t have started any worse in Friday night’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race, and that made his impressive victory all the more satisfying. Bell, who started from the back of the field after spinning his No. 20 Toyota during qualifying, steadily worked his way up the
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10:16 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports The NASCAR Cup Series has a limited history at Kentucky Speedway, as only seven races have been conducted on the 1.5-mile track. And even the stats from those seven races could be misleading
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6:11 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Alex Bowman will get to do something that Dale Earnhardt Jr. didn’t: He will drive a NASCAR Cup Series car with an NFL team’s colors and logos. Axalta, a Hendrick Motorsports sponsor, had
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9:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Most of the drivers who race tribute paint schemes honor familiar names who competed at the top level of the sport. With eight races left, Jimmie Johnson is projected to
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1:31 AM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Erik Jones survived several gnarly wrecks, defending Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. on his bumper late and the pressure of overtime at NASCAR’s most famous track. Brad Keselowski says he shouldn’t have lifted when William Byron blocked him Saturday night at Daytona. After lifting, Keselowski
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9:56 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Brad Keselowski took blame — sort of — for an accident that collected a dozen cars and knocked seven of them out of the NASCAR Cup Series race Saturday
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2:17 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Austin Cindric had never flipped in a stock car before Friday night, so he just did what was instinct when his Xfinity Series car did a couple of flips
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8:47 PM ET Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti and NHRA legend Don Schumacher are among seven people chosen for induction into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. The 2019 class was announced Friday at Daytona International Speedway. The seven received the most
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Jul 6, 2018 Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Longtime racing writer Steve Waid is the 2018 recipient of the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR media excellence. NASCAR and the NASCAR Hall of Fame made the announcement Friday at Daytona International Speedway. Waid spent nearly 50 years covering NASCAR. He began in 1972 for the Martinsville
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7:46 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR added to the spoiler for the race Saturday at Daytona International Speedway in hopes of increasing drag and slowing down the car. The question will be whether that
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8:21 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Toyota teams in the Xfinity Series will campaign with the Supra model in 2019, a move that corresponds with a relaunch of the Toyota sports car. Close battles, like
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2:06 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The view from the business suite can be quite different than the one behind the steering wheel when it comes to why the grandstands aren’t full. International Speedway Corp.
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