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William Byron Dominates Late at Homestead for 2nd Career Cup Win

William Byron at Homestead

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Late-race dominance paid off for William Byron. Despite struggling early and starting 31st, Byron led 102 laps en route to winning Sunday’s (Feb. 28) Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The triumph was Byron’s second win, having already scored his maiden victory in the 2020 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway last August. 🙌 …

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Up to Speed: The Pressure to Win in NASCAR 2021 is Already On

2021 Daytona I Cup Matt DiBenedetto NKP

#21: Matt DiBenedetto, Wood Brothers Racing, Ford Mustang Motorcraft/Quick Lane

Raise your hand if you thought that, two races into the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, the two race winners would be Michael McDowell and Christopher Bell.  If you made that prediction a few weeks ago, a fellow race fan might have assumed that you’d spent too much time around the gasoline fumes on pit …

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5 Points to Ponder: Lady Luck Deals NASCAR Bad Hand in 2021 Debut

Austin Cindric crashes on the final lap of the 2021 Daytona 500.

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ONE: Lady Luck Big Player in Disjointed Daytona 500 There were a lot of Valentine’s Day dinners ruined Sunday night (Feb. 14) by the Daytona 500 turned 24 Hours of Daytona Lite. A six-hour rain delay felt entirely preventable, the fourth time in the last 10 NASCAR season openers there’s been a rain delay. At what point …

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Massive Crash, Lightning Delay Mar Early Laps of 2021 Daytona 500

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It didn’t take long for both the racing and weather Sunday (Feb. 14) to escalate in the 2021 Daytona 500. On lap 14, contact between Christopher Bell and Aric Almirola sent the latter sideways, crashing into Alex Bowman and taking nearly half the field with him. The massive pileup was followed by a lightning delay …

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Alex Bowman, William Byron Lead Duel Starting Lineups

Can Am Duel Daytona 2018

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Hendrick Motorsports teammates Alex Bowman and William Byron will start first in each of their Duel qualifying races on Thursday, Feb. 11. They earned the starting positions after claiming the front row of the Daytona 500 pole. The odd-numbered qualifiers will race in Duel 1, while the even numbers are in Duel 2. Among those …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Busch Clash

Denny Hamlin and Matt DiBenedetto are solid picks for the 2021 Busch Clash Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

It’s finally here! NASCAR is back and the 2021 Cup Series season is upon us. Before teams get set for the Daytona 500, 21 drivers will compete in the Busch Clash, with a new twist for this year. The exhibition will take place not on the 2.5-mile superspeedway but on the Daytona International Speedway road …

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2021 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, No. 13: William Byron

2020 CharlotteROVAL NCS William Byron Car NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

William Byron joined the club of drivers who have won races in all three main NASCAR series – NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series – when he earned his first Cup win in the regular-season finale at Daytona International Speedway in 2020. The driver of the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet …

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2020 Top NASCAR Storylines: Youth Movement Gets Its Champion in Chase Elliott

2020 CharlotteROVAL NCS Chase Elliott Burnout NKP

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Every sport faces periods of their existence where a changing of the guard takes place. Accomplished veterans reach the twilight years of their careers and are replaced with new faces looking to make their names known. Many sports’ transitions of athletes have carried second-generation names in the past, and NASCAR is no different, with a …

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2020 NASCAR Team Reviews: Hendrick Motorsports

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2020 was always going to be a crucial test for Hendrick Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series. The legendary organization had been a product of the youth movement over the past few seasons with the departures of Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Kasey Kahne, something that only advanced further when Jimmie Johnson announced in …

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Reel Racing: The Best (& Worst) Movie Paint Schemes of the 2010s, Pt. 1

Martinsville Cup 2019 Mike Neff Aric Almirola

In June, I undertook a project to dig up every single movie-themed paint scheme that ever ran across NASCAR’s three touring series and, eventually, rank them. The weeks-long search yielded that exactly 100 films have been represented on stock cars throughout the years, ranging from The Wizard of Oz to Shazam. Unfortunately, 2020 became the …

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