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Christmas in February: Eve of the 2020 Daytona 500 Brimming with Promise

With all the hype surrounding the 2021 NASCAR season, and with it promises/illusions/hopes of better racing, racier cars and a radically altered schedule combining new (street courses) and old (the return to the Nashville Fairgrounds is sounding a lot like the dragons in early Game of Thrones… they’re coming), 2020 …

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Joey Logano Fastest in Uneventful Daytona 500 Happy Hour

Joey Logano led a line of Fords to the top of the speed charts in Saturday’s (Feb. 15) Happy Hour practice for the Daytona 500, capping an uneventful final practice that saw only the Blue Ovals engage in any extended drafting. Twenty-six of the 40 starters for Sunday’s 500 made …

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Brandon Jones Carries Throwback Colors Into Pivotal 2020 Season

Tyler Reddick has graduated to the NASCAR Cup Series for 2020, but that hasn’t stopped him from being on Brandon Jones‘s mind through Daytona Speedweeks for the sport’s NASCAR Xfinity Series. For one, Reddick was one of the most influential superspeedway racers the NXS had last year. It’s left Jones …

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Late Draft Puts William Byron, Bowtie Brigade Atop Friday Daytona 500 Practice Charts

After nearly 30 laps of drafting together in a five-car pack, Denny Hamlin and the Toyota camp pulled off track, their cars ranked 1-5 on the speed charts. They held those spots until the closing minutes of Friday’s (Feb. 14) Daytona 500 practice, when the second Chevrolet draft pack of …

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