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  • Matt Kenseth marked man to beat in 2013 Chase

    Matt Kenseth marked man to beat in 2013 Chase
    Matt Kenseth will win the 2013 Chase for the Championship. "Wait a minute!" you may be wondering. Kenseth already won the opening Chase race at soggy Chicagoland last weekend, so picking Kenseth isn't necessarily the boldest prediction on the planet....
  • Tony Stewart hopes to continue Summer of Love in Daytona

    Tony Stewart hopes to continue Summer of Love in Daytona
    Tony Stewart is the Sultan of Summer. He will shoot for his fifth win at a Cup July race at Daytona International Speedway Saturday night when he competes in the Coke Zero 400. That would tie defending champion Stewart with David Pearson, a NASCAR...
  • 10 things to know about Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway

    10 things to know about Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway
    DAYTONA BEACH -- Here are 10 things to know about the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday -- useful tips, tidbits, questions and answers with the hopes of making your race day an experience to remember. Which driver is favored?...
  • Danica Patrick hears NASCAR roar, both good and bad

    Danica Patrick hears NASCAR roar, both good and bad
    DAYTONA BEACH — Danica Patrick. No other words are necessary. Friends and foes will gladly fill in all the blanks that go after two of the most polarizing words in professional sports. Ask Jeff Gordon, and he'll tell you how neat it was to...
  • "We need Danica Patrick in our sport" crew chief says

    "We need Danica Patrick in our sport" crew chief says
    DAYTONA BEACH _ Tony Gibson isn’t happy with Kyle Petty, who recently dismissed Danica Patrick as a “marketing machine” and said she’s “not a race car driver.” “I don’t think it was fair at all,”...
  • Busch and Kenseth sweep Daytona front row for JGR; Bowyer will start third

    Busch and Kenseth sweep Daytona front row for JGR; Bowyer will start third
    Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth swept the front row for Saturday night's race at Daytona International Speedway.     Busch turned a lap at 193.723 mph in Friday qualifying to win the pole. Kenseth was second at 193.299.     Clint...
  • Matt Every leads Greenbrier Classic; Phil Mickelson misses cut

    Matt Every shot an eight-under 62 on Friday for a one-stroke lead over five other players midway through the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Every is at nine under for the tournament, one stroke in front of Russell Henley (65), Bill...
  • Phase 1 of Daytona renovation: Danica and Dale Jr. winning more, Jimmie Johnson winning less

    Phase 1 of Daytona renovation: Danica and Dale Jr. winning more, Jimmie Johnson winning less
    DAYTONA BEACH – Joie Chitwood, president of Daytona International Speedway, says ticket sales were actually up slightly for Saturday night's Coke Zero 400, but the fact is that the crowd at this NASCAR race and most others is not even close to...
  • Johnson completes Daytona sweep; Bowyer up to second in points

    Johnson completes Daytona sweep; Bowyer up to second in points
    Jimmie Johnson is the first driver in 31 years to sweep Daytona International Speedway.     The Daytona 500 winner became the first driver since Bobby Allison in 1982, and the fifth overall, to win both races in a season at Daytona.     The five-time...
  • Jimmie Johnson Daytona dominance has championship feel

    Jimmie Johnson Daytona dominance has championship feel
    DAYTONA BEACH — Jimmie Johnson is "dialed in," two of the greatest words in NASCAR history. He is in a smooth groove, the type of dominance that allows you to lead 94 of 161 laps in a race, with barely a worry in your rearview mirror. Tony...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Plate races, AKA The NASCAR Draft

    The Backstretch Blog: Plate races, AKA The NASCAR Draft
    And you thought NASCAR didn't have a draft. Oh sure at Daytona and Talladega there is drafting, but restictor plate racing is also as close to a draft as we get in NASCAR. How you might ask? Because speed, horse power, driving have very little to do...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Daytona Beach

    Florida Beach Guide: Daytona Beach
    Daytona Beach remains one of the few Florida destinations where you can drive the minivan onto the sand, park it and unload for an easy family day in the sun and surf on lifeguard-patrolled beaches. But this traditional Atlantic Ocean vacation spot...