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Jason Daskalos Wins GT America Season Opener in St. Petersburg

Jason Daskalos wins GT America Powered by AWS Round 1 at St. Petersburg, 2/25/2022 (Photo: SRO Motorsports Group)

(Photo: SRO Motorsports Group)

Jason Daskalos made good use of his original generation Audi R8 LMS Ultra and lapped traffic Friday (Feb. 25) to lead flag-to-flag to win the season opener for SRO America’s GT America Powered by AWS in St. Petersburg, Fla.  It is the first overall victory for Daskalos since 2020. “I just got lucky in some …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: Bumper-Cam Overreliance Hurts Daytona 500 Broadcast

A pack of NASCAR race cars in the 2022 Daytona 500. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Daytona 500 is the biggest day of the year for NASCAR.  This year, things were even more important since it was the very first points race for the NextGen car (which must be renamed soon because the name no longer makes sense).  The race ended up being quite a bit different than I thought it was going to be: a lot more like a slower version of last year that somehow ended up with the same number of lead changes

Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Still Leaves Question Marks Entering Start of 2022

The start of the 2021 Daytona 500

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

This week, Speedweeks gets truly underway with a buttload of racing to keep you occupied. Most notably, the NASCAR season gets underway today with the first practice sessions of the season. As has been the case since 2015, FOX will start off the season with Cup and Xfinity races. It will also have the full …

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