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NASCAR 101: Surprise Victories in the Coke Zero 400 Are Nothing New

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In many ways, the Coke Zero 400 is an inferior race to the Daytona 500. While the 400-mile race is run on the same track and under the lights, it’s not held to the same level of prestige as the season-opening event. Only Daytona 500 victors are said to be champions of Daytona International Speedway. Still, …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Greg Sacks on Turning From Driver to Sponsor

The 1980s was full of one-hit wonders, whether it was music, movies or on the NASCAR racetrack. When Greg Sacks looks back on his Cup Series career, he will forever be known as one of them, scoring his lone victory at 1985 in Daytona driving an R&D Chevrolet for former front-running outfit DiGard Racing. Sacks …

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2010 Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona

The No. 3 returned to Daytona… and to it’s familiar home in victory lane… on Friday night. In what was a debut race for the Nationwide Series’ Car of Tomorrow, Cup regulars and teams were again up front early and often. Of the 102 laps led, 91 were led by Cup drivers, while all 102 …

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5 Points to Ponder: Move the All-Star Race, Same Old Kyle & Sponsafy Waltrip?

Yes, Charlotte is the home of NASCAR. It’s in the backyard of 90% of the teams that compete in the All-Star Race and has hosted the event for over two decades. But as Saturday night showed once again, short of the 10-lap trophy dash, the racing is leaving a lot to be desired at Charlotte Motor Speedway these days.

Did You Notice? Jeremy Mayfield’s Next Move?, Silliness Surrounding Sacks & Quick Hits

Did You Notice? Jeremy Mayfield’s lawsuit was dismissed on a number of technicalities his own lawyers failed to prove? That’s important to note as his case burns to the ground outside Federal court. In his decision to dismiss the case, Graham Mullen focused not on the actual defamation claims themselves but on a waiver form …

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