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  • Harvick blocks Biffle to win The Sprint Unlimited

    Harvick blocks Biffle to win The Sprint Unlimited
    Leading every lap but one in the final segment of The Sprint Unlimited, Kevin Harvick held off Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart to win Saturday night's season-opening exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway for the third time. On the last lap, in...
  • Danica Patrick streaks to historic pole run for Daytona 500

    Danica Patrick streaks to historic pole run for Daytona 500
    Once again, Danica Patrick made history. In winning the pole for the Feb. 24 Daytona 500 during Sunday's time trials at Daytona International Speedway, Patrick set a new standard for female drivers at the highest levels of the speed sports. Patrick is...
  • Larson bumps Falk in final straight to win inaugural Late Model race at Daytona

    The first Late Model race in the history of storied Daytona International Speedway was an instant classic and very nearly the crowning achievement of three-time Langley Speedway champion C.E. Falk's young stock-car racing career. Instead, it ended as...
  • News of the Weird: Crazy Kids

    News of the Weird: Crazy Kids
    An estimated 3.2 million kids aged 5 to 12 take mixed-martial arts classes, training to administer beatdowns modeled after the adults' Ultimate Fighting Championships, according to a January report in ESPN magazine, which profiled the swaggering, Mohawked...
  • Crash-related deaths up for first time since 2005, report says

    Crash-related deaths up for first time since 2005, report says
    For the first time since 2005, the estimated number of people killed in the U.S. by car crashes went up, according to the National Safety Council. Vehicle crashes killed an estimated 36,200 people in 2012, according to a council report released Tuesday....
  • Loss at Daytona might be more beneficial than win for C.E. Falk

    C.E. Falk has worked tirelessly the past four years to grab the attention of folks who hand out promotions into NASCAR's top tiers. Three Langley Speedway titles, 50-plus victories and an exciting last-lap win over Tony Stewart in a high-profile short-...
  • Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch win Budweiser Duel at Daytona

    Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch win Budweiser Duel at Daytona
    Kyle Busch can send a thank-you note to Jeff Gordon And Kevin Harvick is two for two. In Thursday's second Budweiser Duel 150-mile qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway, Busch inherited the lead when Gordon, who had led all but one lap...
  • Last lap wreck at Daytona injures fans, mars Tony Stewart's Nationwide victory

    Last lap wreck at Daytona injures fans, mars Tony Stewart's Nationwide victory
    Tony Stewart won Saturday's DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, but the elation of his victory disappeared in the wake of a heart-stopping wreck that saw Kyle Larson's car demolished after flying into the crossover gate that provides...
  • Chevrolet to debut 415-horsepower SS sedan ahead of Daytona 500

    Chevrolet to debut 415-horsepower SS sedan ahead of Daytona 500
    The Pontiac G8 is dead. Long live the Chevrolet SS. Chevrolet is set to reveal the 415-horsepower V-8 sedan at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, one day before the NASCAR version of the car is scheduled to begin qualifying for the Daytona...
  • Opening practice at Daytona includes 5-car wreck

    Opening practice at Daytona includes 5-car wreck
    It took about 10 minutes to wreck several cars at Daytona International Speedway on Friday.     Matt Kenseth triggered a five-car accident in the opening practice for the Sprint Unlimited, the non-points race that kicks off the season.     Kenseth, Kurt...
  • Motorsports journalist Chris Economaki dies at 91

    Motorsports journalist Chris Economaki dies at 91
    Chris Economaki, a journalist regarded as the authoritative voice in motorsports for decades, died Friday. He was 91. National Speed Sport News, where Economaki worked as an editor for more than 60 years, announced his death Friday. It did not release...
  • Jim Rathmann dies at 83; winner of 1960 Indianapolis 500

    Jim Rathmann dies at 83; winner of 1960 Indianapolis 500
    Jim Rathmann, a race-car driver who won the 1960 Indianapolis 500 in a back-and-forth duel with Rodger Ward that is often called the most exciting race in Indy's history, has died. He was 83. Rathmann died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Melbourne,...