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Feb 22
Saturday

JR Motorsports’ Regan Smith Wins in Thrilling DRIVE4COPD300

Regan Smith, driver of the #7 Ragu Chevrolet, leads Brad Keselowski (#22), Kyle Busch (#54) and James Buescher (#99) during the NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Smith Nips Keselowski By .013 seconds at Start / Finish Line DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Regan Smith got “redemption,” edging out Brad Keselowski by .013 seconds for the green-white-checkered win in Saturday’s DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway. The margin of victory is the second-closest in NASCAR Nationwide Series history at Daytona. Smith’s average finish of 20th-place in his previous 28 starts at the “World Center of Racing” are not indicative of the way he has run on the storied 2.5-mile tri-oval. Smith displayed his superspeedway prowess, keeping the No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet at the front of the pack for 35 of the extended 121 laps. “This is Daytona – it’s tough to win here,” Smith said from Gatorade Victory ... FULL STORY »

Trevor Bayne Leads Roush Fenway Racing With Third Place Finish In Daytona Nationwide Series Race

Trevor Bayne (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing’s (RFR) Trevor Bayne used his No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang to push eventual race-winner Regan Smith to the front of the field, before making his own move for the win ... FULL STORY »

Ford 2014 NNS DRIVE4COPD 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes

Ford Racing Logo Ford Racing NNS Notes & Quotes DRIVE4COPD 300 – Daytona International Speedway Saturday, February 22, 2014 BRAD KESELOWSKI AND TREVOR BAYNE POST RACE PRESS CONFERENCES BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang – WALK US THROUGH THE ENDING OF THAT RACE THERE. ... FULL STORY »

TOYOTA 2014 NNS DRIVE4COPD 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes

Toyota Racing Logo TOYOTA NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Post-Race Notes & Quotes Daytona International Speedway – February 22, 2014 · Kyle Busch (fourth) and Elliott Sadler (fifth) registered top-five finishes in the season-opening NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race ... FULL STORY »

John Wes Townley Takes Home 14th-Place in No. 5 Zaxby’s Toyota in Season Opener in Daytona

John Wes Townley (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) Top-10 Run Spoiled After 16-Truck Accident Causes Damage to the Tundra Daytona Beach, FL (Feb. 22, 2014)- John Wes Townley piloting the No. 5 Zaxby’s Toyota Tundra posted a 14th-place finish in the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series season opener ... FULL STORY »

Johnny Sauter defends Daytona win with third-place run

No. 98 Nextant Aerospace / Curb Records Toyota Tundra DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2014) -- Johnny Sauter had a record-tying start to the 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship but he wasn't disappointed to kick off 2014 with a third-place finish in his No. 98 Nextant Aerospace ... FULL STORY »

Regan Smith Vaults To Thrilling Nationwide Win At Daytona

Regan Smith, driver of the #7 Ragu Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with his wife Megan Mayhew after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Regan Smith earned redemption at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway Saturday afternoon in the DRIVE4COPD 300 after surging to the lead in a green-white-checker in the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season-opener to earn his fourth career series victory. Last year, Smith found ... FULL STORY »



Brian Ickler (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Brian Ickler Gets Caught in the “Big One” in First NASCAR Camping World Series Start at Daytona International Speedway
Posted 02.22.14
Brian Ickler rolled off 21st in his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Daytona International Speedway. From the drop of the green flag, Ickler's No. 7 Bullet Liner Toyota Tundra was a well-balanced machine that was not in need of any adjustments. He reported to crew chief Chris ...FULL STORY »
Germán Quiroga (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images)
Germán Quiroga Earns Top-10 Finish to Kick-Off the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Season at Daytona International Speedway
Posted 02.22.14
Patience paid off for Germán Quiroga who scored a top-10 finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. After qualifying was cancelled due to inclement weather, the Mexico City, Mexico, native was forced to start 23rd for the NextEra Energy Resources 250. The No. ...FULL STORY »
Timothy Peters (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Timothy Peters Finishes Second in the Closest NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Finish at Daytona International Speedway
Posted 02.22.14
RACE REPORT NextEra Energy Resources 250 Daytona International Speedway Feb. 21, 2014 Timothy Peters No. 17 Valvoline / Express Oil Change Toyota Tundra Timothy Peters and the Valvoline/Express Oil Change team came within 0.016 seconds of victory in the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway, finishing second in the narrowest margin in NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
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Ron Hornaday Leaves Daytona with Fifth-Place Finish
Posted 02.22.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. February 22, 2014 - The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) began its 2014 season on Friday night at Daytona International Speedway (DIS). The weekend began with three practice sessions, one on Wednesday afternoon and the final two on Thursday. Hornaday and the No. 30 Rheem Comfort ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch Wins The NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway
A Rowdy Quadfecta
Posted 02.22.14
Busch Becomes First Driver to Win in Four Different Series at Daytona Date: Feb. 21, 2014 Event: ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Jamey Price/Getty Images North America)
Darrell Wallace Jr. Finishes Disappointing 26th in Season Opener After Multi-Truck Accident
Posted 02.22.14
Box Score Info: RACE: NextEra Energy Resources 250 TRACK: Daytona International Speedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace Jr. TRUCK: No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra START: 16th (Field set by the rule book after qualifying was rained out.) FINISH: 26th LAPS: 76 / 100 POINTS POSITION: 22nd (25 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: · ...FULL STORY »
2013 NCWTS Driver Tyler Young - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Tyler Young 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Post Race Report
Posted 02.22.14
Tyler Young No. 02 AKL Insurance Group / Young's Building Systems Chevrolet Silverado Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway NextEra Energy Resources 250 / NCWTS Race 1 of 22 Stats: Start: 17th Finish: 34th Laps: 73 of 100 Status: Accident Driver Points: 29th Owner Points: 34th Recap: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 22, 2014) - Tyler Young, driver of the No. ...FULL STORY »
Ross Chastain (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Ross Chastain 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Post Race Report
Posted 02.22.14
Ross Chastain No. 92 BTS Tire & Wheel Ford Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway NextEra Energy Resources 250 / NCWTS Race 1 of 22 Race Statistics Start: 8 Finish: 30 Laps: 73 / 100 Status: Accident Driver Point Standings: 25th (-29) Owner Point Standings: 30th (-33) Notes: - Friday's NextEra ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 02.22.14
· Kyle Busch captured the checkered flag in the season-opening NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Daytona -- his first victory in the Truck Series at Daytona. · He crossed the finish ...FULL STORY »


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