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Frontstretch 5: Reasons Why Daytona’s Road Course is NASCAR’s Best Accidental Gem

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#37: Ryan Preece, JTG Daugherty Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Kroger/Coca-Cola and #1: Kurt Busch, Chip Ganassi Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Monster Energy

Throughout NASCAR’s history, many racetracks have come and gone. Some have stood the test of time, while others faded away into obscurity after short usage. Coming upon this decade, NASCAR was on a fixed pattern with the racetracks they had at hand. It seemed like no new tracks would get to make their arrival anytime …

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Chris Windom To Make Cup Debut at the Bristol Dirt Track

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chris Windom will make his NASCAR Cup Series debut next month at the Bristol Motor Speedway dirt race, according to a RacinBoys article. Windom will bring the experience of being a USAC Midget champion and Triple Crown winner to NASCAR. Windom will pilot the No. 15 Rick Ware Racing Chevy with sponsorship backing from Nos …

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Quin Houff Sinks 8 Ball Whiskey Sponsorship For 11 Races

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

StarCom Racing has announced today (Feb. 23) that they have picked 8 Ball Premium Chocolate Whiskey for 11 races this season. Quin Houff will debut the scheme this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway with the other 10 races sprinkled throughout the season. [email protected]_Houff & StarCom Racing Stir it Up with 8-Ball Premium Chocolate Whiskey. With an …

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Chip Ganassi Fined, Suspended for Violating NASCAR’s COVID Protocol

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Chip Ganassi, owner of Chip Ganassi Racing, has been fined and suspended for violating NASCAR’s at-track COVID-19 protocol, NASCAR announced Feb. 22. Ganassi is suspended for one race and has been fined $30,000. According to NASCAR, Ganassi brought a “non-essential individual” into the competition area at Daytona International Speedway last weekend. CGR owns the Nos. …

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Stock Car Scoop: Who Does Chase Elliott Have To Blame For Losing Daytona?

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Chase Elliott has been snake-bitten of late (Photo: NASCAR Media/Getty Images)

As the laps wound down Sunday (Feb. 21), Chase Elliott was in position to win his fifth consecutive road course race at Daytona International Speedway. That’s until both rain and late-race carnage came to the track, flipping around a dominant performance on this road course into a disastrous ending in mere minutes. Why did Elliott …

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Joey Logano ‘Happy’ for All the Wrong Reasons Leaving Daytona

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Joey Logano is probably tired of being happy for his competitors. Through two races in the 2021 NASCAR Cup season, the Daytona 500 and Sunday’s (Feb. 21) event on the Daytona International Speedway road course, Logano has been seen leading the field with two laps to go. Each time, though, the Team Penske driver has …

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‘I Made Too Many Mistakes’: Chase Elliott’s Road Course Streak Ends

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Chase Elliott was well on his way to his fifth-straight road course victory at Daytona International Speedway’s road course Sunday, Feb. 21. But rain, slow pit stops and on-track mistakes left him mired back in 21st by the end of the day. “When you have those late-race cautions like that and you have a mixed …

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Christopher Bell Uses Late Charge to Win Daytona in 1st Cup Victory

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It took until the final pair of laps, but Christopher Bell made it back-to-back first-time winners to kick off the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Bell passed Joey Logano in the waning laps of Sunday afternoon’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 253 at the Daytona International Speedway road course, chasing down the No. 22 and cruising to …

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Justin Haley’s No. 77 Fails Inspection Twice Ahead of Daytona Road Course

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The hours leading up to the O’Reilly Auto Parts 253 at Daytona International Speedway’s road course were essentially a mirror image of last week’s Daytona 500: one car failed inspection twice, forcing them to start at the rear of the field for the race that afternoon. NASCAR Cup Series team Spire Motorsports slotted Xfinity Series …

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Stock Car Scoop: Daytona Road Course Previews

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Although the Daytona 500 has come and gone, the action isn’t stopping. Frontstretch‘s Bryan Nolen previews all three races at the Daytona International Speedway road course and gets you up to date on the start times of all three races, stage lengths, starting lineups and more. Sign up for Stock Car Scoop on Apple Podcasts, …

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Here Are the Changes to the Daytona Road Course Entry Lists

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In what will likely become a recurring segment at Frontstretch each week, we’ll run down the driver- and team-related changes to the NASCAR entry lists since they were initially posted, in this case last Saturday, Feb. 13. NASCAR Cup Series (Daytona International Speedway road course) –Garrett Smithley will make his season debut this weekend, driving the …

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