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Brad Keselowski (2) scrapes the outside wall along the back stretch as David Ragan (38), Daniel Suarez, second from left, Jamie McMurray and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17) pass him during the first of two qualifying races for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
February 15, 2018 - 8:39 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske has a car capable of winning the Daytona 500. Maybe even three of them. Penske again went 1-2 at Daytona International Speedway for its second sweep of Speedweeks. Ryan Blaney won the first of two Thursday night qualifying races that are used to set the...
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. tosses confetti for a promotion in a 360 degree photo booth during media day for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 14, 2018 - 3:14 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Daytona 500 media day (all times local): 3 p.m. Darrell "Bubba" Wallace is set to become the first black driver since 1969 to start the Daytona 500. Wallace faced perhaps the biggest media contingent of the day Wednesday, with more than two-dozen writers...
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Jimmie Johnson, right, answers questions during media day for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 14, 2018 - 2:57 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Daytona 500 media day (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Elliott Sadler is ready for another shot at an elusive championship. The 42-year-old Xfinity Series driver has finished second four of the last seven years, including back-to-back seasons. He finished fourth...
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Jimmie Johnson, right, answers questions during media day for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 14, 2018 - 2:31 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Daytona 500 media day (all times local): 2 p.m. Defending Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. believes NASCAR's new pit rules are the pits. The sanctioning body reduced the number of crewmembers allowed over the wall from six to five, meaning fewer people...
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Kevin Harvick, right, talks with reporters during media day for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 14, 2018 - 1:27 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Daytona 500 media day (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Daytona 500 has gone dry. Former NASCAR champions Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick, who usually sport beer brand sponsors logos on their hoods, have non-alcoholic sponsors for the Daytona 500. The...
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Danica Patrick, right, talks with Jimmie Johnson's crew chief Chad Knaus during qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 12, 2018 - 9:44 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick and GoDaddy show the growth of their brands in a bright, new commercial that features Patrick's transition to life off the track. GoDaddy's new spot will air during Sunday's season-opening Daytona 500. Although the theme is about Patrick's shift away from...
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Brad Keselowski, front, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Clash auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 11, 2018 - 5:13 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brad Keselowski opened Speedweeks, before he turned a single lap, as the 7-1 favorite to win the Daytona 500. Now that he has the first victory of the season, Keselowski is shaping up to be a safe bet. Keselowski led a 1-2 Team Penske sweep Sunday in the exhibition The...
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Alex Bowman, right, smiles as car owner Rick Hendrick, left, comes over to congratulate him after winning the pole position during qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 11, 2018 - 4:37 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alex Bowman put a familiar car atop the Daytona 500 leaderboard. Bowman won the pole for "The Great American Race" in his debut as the driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet, piloted until last season by NASCAR rock star Dale Earnhardt Jr. Six of Earnhardt's 17 career victories...
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Front row winner Denny Hamlin, left, and pole sitter Alex Bowman hold their trophies in victory Lane after they qualified for the top two starting spots for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 11, 2018 - 3:28 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alex Bowman put an old familiar car on top of the Daytona 500 leaderboard. Bowman won the pole for "The Great American Race" in his debut as the official driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet, piloted until last season by NASCAR rock star Dale Earnhardt Jr. Six of Earnhardt's 17...
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Alex Bowman, right, smiles as car owner Rick Hendrick, left, comes over to congratulate him after winning the pole position during qualifying for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
February 11, 2018 - 2:34 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alex Bowman put an old familiar car on top of the Daytona 500 leaderboard. Bowman won the pole for "The Great American Race" in his debut as the official driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet, piloted until last season by NASCAR rock star Dale Earnhardt Jr. Six of Earnhardt's 17...
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