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The Underdog House: David Ragan Unretires To Finish 4th at Daytona

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Top Dog David Ragan said that he was looking forward to spending more time at home when he announced his retirement from full-time racing last fall. While he certainly didn’t mention running the Daytona 500, it remained a possibility. He’s probably glad it did, because Ragan scored his 16th career top-five finish in the NASCAR …

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Entry List: 2020 Strat 200

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series starts off its west coast swing this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Strat 200 on Friday, Feb. 21. Since there are 35 trucks entered, three will fail to qualify, barring any changes. 2019 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch will run his first of …

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Entry List: 2020 Boyd Gaming 300

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series goes to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for its second race of the season, the Boyd Gaming 300. The entry list was released on Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 18), and there are 36 cars currently entered for Saturday’s (Feb. 22) event, meaning all will qualify, barring any additions. Daniel Hemric hops …

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Trendy Tuesday: Xfinity, Truck Underdogs Overachieve at Daytona

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Whenever NASCAR goes superspeedway racing — four weekends per year — you know there’s going to be some wild stats following the conclusion of every race. After the opening weekend of 2020, this still stands true. Underdogs came to play in both the Truck and Xfinity national touring series this past weekend. Not a shocker …

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Timmy Hill on a ‘Career High’ Following a 3rd-Place Finish at Daytona

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Timmy Hill’s week at Daytona International Speedway started off on a high note when he raced his way into the Daytona 500 in Thursday night’s (Feb. 13) BlueGreen Vacations Duel. But before he got to the premier race of the weekend, Hill first had the Xfinity Series on his plate. After last night’s excitement in …

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Noah Gragson, JR Motorsports Roll To 2020 Daytona NASCAR Xfinity Series Victory

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Noah Gragson took his lumps during a winless rookie season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. But it took just one race at Daytona International Speedway to ensure that wouldn’t become a sophomore slump. Gragson’s first NXS win came in Saturday’s (Feb. 15) 2020 NASCAR Experience 300 at Daytona. He took the checkered flag under caution …

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Timmy Hill to Do More Than Participate in 2020 Daytona 500

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Entering Bluegreen Vacations Duel number two, Timmy Hill had to race his way into the Daytona 500. Based on the outcome from the first race Thursday night (Feb. 13), he needed to finish ahead of JJ Yeley. Hill raced alongside Yeley for awhile in the race, but a lap 43 crash ended Yeley’s night, putting …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 BlueGreen Vacations Duels at Daytona

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The Headline(s): While the battles for the final spots in the Daytona 500 field proved underwhelming, the racing throughout the pack was hot and heavy. Winning races that were highly contested and featured no Big Ones, Joey Logano and William Byron scored well-earned victories Thursday night (Feb. 13). Both Daniel Suarez and JJ Yeley suffered …

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The Underdog House: 2020 Vision

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The Unusual Suspects Like every other team, NASCAR underdog operations across all three national touring series have made the trek to the Florida coast for another Speedweeks. The Xfinity and Truck teams still have some time to shake the sand out of their boots, but Cup crews have already been shaking down their cars for …

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