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Denny Hamlin outlasts chaos to win wreck-filled Daytona 500 in overtime

How the 61s annual Daytona 500 played out Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Best of the 2019 Daytona 500

Relive all the action from the 61s annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Daytona 500: Top photos from the 2019 NASCAR race

Relive all the action from the 61s annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Rick is live from the Daytona 500

Daytona International Speedway President Chip Wile gives a preview of the race.
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Daytona 500 2019: Key information for the NASCAR Cup Series season-opener

All the essential information you need to get ready for the 61st annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Race Recap: Annett holds on to capture victory at Daytona

Relive the Xfinity Series NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway as Michael Annett picks up his first career victory.
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Jeffrey Earnhardt honors grandfather Dale Earnhardt with helmet design

Xfinity Series driver Jeffrey Earnhardt is honoring the “GOAT” in his family with a helmet he's debuting this weekend at Daytona International Speedway. The “GOAT” – or “Greatest of All-Time” – is his grandfather, NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt. The helmet, which you can see below, bears an image of the seven-time Cup champion riding a horse while shirtless and wearing a cowboy hat.
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Darrell 'Bubba' Wallace Jr. On Going Back To The Daytona 500

NPR's Scott Simon talks to NASCAR driver Darrell "Bubba" Wallace. Wallace returns to Daytona International Speedway for his second Daytona 500 this weekend.
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Austin Hill earns Truck Series victory in Daytona opener

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Hill blocked his way to his first career Truck Series victory in a crash-marred season-opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway. With only nine of the 32 trucks still running in the second overtime, Hill had to block Grant Enfinger for most of the final lap. He needed a […]
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NASCAR moving away from restrictor plates, not pack racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — There has been a string of goodbyes at Daytona International Speedway in recent years, from Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart to Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick. There is another one on tap Sunday: The Daytona 500 will be the final NASCAR race for restrictor plates, the horsepower-sapping devices reduce […]
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Johnson causes another crash at Daytona, concedes mistake

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson accepted blame for causing a second crash in five days at Daytona International Speedway, saying “everyone makes mistakes.” Johnson turned Kyle Busch in the first of two qualifying races at Daytona on Thursday night, causing Busch to spin across the backstretch with 35 laps remaining. […]
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Texans star J.J. Watt to serve as Daytona 500 grand marshal

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Houston Texans star J.J. Watt will serve as the grand marshal for the Daytona 500, making him the first NFL player to give the command for drivers to starts their engines before NASCAR’s most famous race. Daytona International Speedway made the announcement Monday, six days before the 61st running of […]
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Travel News: February 11, 2019

TWA Hotel reservations open on Valentine’s Day Travel Weekly The TWA Hotel at New York’s Kennedy Airport will begin taking reservations on Feb. 14. Bookings will be accepted for stays beginning on May 15, with reservations available solely via the hotel’s website. Daytime-only reservations also will be available this spring, offering travelers a place to shower, rest or work during a layover. The hotel also suggests travelers head to the hotel after an early morning arrival instead of getting s...
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2019 NASCAR Daytona Speedweeks

Highlights from NASCAR Speedweeks events at Daytona International Speedway.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Recap the action from 'The Clash' in 104 seconds

Recap all the action from the Advance Auto Parts Clash that saw Jimmie Johnson take the victory at Daytona International Speedway following a 17-car wreck.
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Byron wins Daytona 500 pole, puts Hendrick up front again

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — William Byron has won the pole for next week’s Daytona 500, giving Hendrick Motorsports the top starting spot for the fifth consecutive year. Byron and teammate Alex Bowman locked in the front row for “The Great American Race” during qualifying laps Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. They edged the other […]
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Today's Advance Auto Parts Clash: Start time, lineup and more

The green flag will drop on the NASCAR season today with the exhibition Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway. The race will see 20 Cup drivers competing for the win. The field is made up of drivers who won a Cup pole in 2018, former Clash winners who competed full-time in 2018, former Daytona 500 winners who competed full-time in 2018, former Daytona 500 pole winners who competed full-time in 2018 and drivers who qualified for last year's Cup playoffs.
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NASCAR 2019: Key information on Daytona 500 pole qualifying and The Clash

Everything you need to know for Sunday's Speedweeks events at Daytona International Speedway as the 2019 NASCAR season kicks off.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Truex and Wallace top Daytona speed charts in rainy 1st day

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott took blame for the first crash of NASCAR’s new season on a blustery day at Daytona International Speedway that was shortened by rain. Martin Truex Jr. topped the speed chart in his debut for Joe Gibbs Racing, and Bubba Wallace jumped to the top of Saturday’s second session […]
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Elliott, Harvick, Hamlin, Newman in 1st wreck at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott, Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman have been involved in the first wreck of Speedweeks. The four Cup Series drivers crashed Saturday during the opening practice for the exhibition Clash race at Daytona International Speedway. The race is slated to start Sunday afternoon. Elliott got caught in […]
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Full Speedweeks schedule for Daytona International Speedway

Cup garage open Saturday, Feb. 9 8 a.m. p.m. Cup garage open 10:35 – 11:55 a.m.
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Twenty of NASCAR's top drivers to clash in Daytona this Sunday

This Sunday afternoon's Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway (3 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) features a group of 20 drivers with vastly different experience levels in the 75-lap exhibition event — but all highly motivated to make this first race of Daytona Speedweeks a statement-maker leading into the Feb. 17 season-opening Daytona 500. There are only two multi-time Clash winners in the field — three-time champs Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick. Former ...
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Advance Auto Parts Clash entry list is released

All 20 cars eligible for Sunday's non-points Advance Auto Club Parts Clash are entered for the 75-lap race at Daytona International Speedway. The race is open to drivers who won a Cup pole in 2018, former Clash winners who competed full-time in 2018, former Daytona 500 winners who competed full-time in 2018, former Daytona 500 pole winners who competed full-time in 2018 and drivers who qualified for last year's Cup playoffs. This will be the first event for Kurt Busch with Chip Ganassi...
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Elliott Sadler reveals offseason regimen, says he's 'ready for the NASCAR season'

With fewer than two weeks until racing activities begin at Daytona International Speedway for the start of the 2019 NASCAR season, drivers are doing their best to cram in their last-minute fitness workouts — and film them. Well, Elliott Sadler just ain't here for that. The recently-retired driver chimed in on the social media craze of drivers posting videos of themselves running through grueling workouts to prepare for the demands of a long season.
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Alonso anchors victory in first Rolex 24 stopped for rain

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fernando Alonso is the third Formula One champion to win the Rolex 24 at Daytona following his role as anchor for Wayne Taylor Racing in the rain-shortened endurance event. Alonso drove the Cadillac DPi to the lead in each of his three stints at Daytona International Speedway. His final pass […]
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Zanardi's special steering wheel slows his drive at Daytona

Alex Zanardi slid into his BMW for a second stint around Daytona International Speedway and reached for his steering wheel as it was passed to him through the window. When it snapped into place and Zanardi saw it was powered and linked into his engine, he gave a thumbs-up to his crew and pulled away. Zanardi's fortune had turned and he was off in pursuit of closing the gap on the competition created seven hours earlier when the steering wheel malfunctioned.
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Pole-winning car catches fire at Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car race

Mazda’s fortunes took a double hit at Daytona International Speedway when problems struck both of the team’s DPis within a 15-minute span.            [Author: RACER]
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Alonso drives past Castroneves to lead at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Fernando Alonso retirement tour got off to a rousing start as he charged to the lead of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Alonso powered past three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves to put his Cadillac DPi into the early lead in the twice-round-the-clock endurance race at Daytona International Speedway. […]
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From TV booth to track, NASCAR presence felt at Rolex 24 at Daytona

It may still be three weeks until the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500, but there is a distinct NASCAR presence at Daytona International Speedway this weekend for IMSA's Rolex 24 endurance race (Saturday, 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be working for the NBC Sports crew covering the Rolex 24, a race he competed in twice.
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Rolex 24 roars around a festival for sports car lovers

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Corvette Corral is just inside the fourth turn and the Ferris wheel lifts fans 150 feet above Daytona International Speedway. The party in the infield at the Rolex 24 at Daytona includes a wine-and-cheese event, a parade of historically significant cars and collectors from all over the world. Those […]
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