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Feb 22
Sunday

Strong Run, Sour Finish For Jeff Gordon In Final Daytona 500

2015 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images The 57th running of the Daytona 500 had Jeff Gordon on pole for his final run in "The Great American Race." Gordon led the first lap and had his car up front for most of the early part of the race. He held onto the lead after the caution flag flew for Landon Cassill’s blown engine and maintained the lead after the second caution flag for Tony Stewart hitting the outside wall. Gordon in his final year of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing looked like he had the car to beat dominating the first 100 laps, statistically though this would not be in his favor since in the last 22 Daytona 500’s the leader at the halfway mark failed to earn the ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler Finishes 19th in Season Opener at Daytona

Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2015) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Elliott Sadler earned a 19th-place finish in Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Sadler had a fast No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford and was running inside ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. finishes 12th in Roush Fenway Daytona Debut

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2015) – In his first start with Roush Fenway Racing, Bubba Wallace found the lead for a total of 18 laps at Daytona International Speedway, the second highest of the day. Wallace and ... FULL STORY »

Chris Buescher avoids the big-ones to finish second in Daytona

Chris Buescher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2015) – It was a race filled with close calls and near misses for Roush Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher. The sophomore driver in the NASCAR XFINITY Series maneuvered around several big accidents during Saturday’s ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Reed Scores First Career NASCAR Victory in a Spectacular 1-2 Roush Fenway Finish at Daytona

Ryan Reed, driver of the #16 Lilly/American Diabetes Association Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2015) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Ryan Reed made a terrific last-lap move to the inside and got a great push from teammate Chris Buescher to power his No. 16 Lilly/American Diabetes Association Ford Mustang ... FULL STORY »

Austin Theriault 2015 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Post Race Report

Austin Theriault BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING DAYTONA POST-RACE REPORT Daytona International Speedway NextEra Energy Resources 250 Friday, February 20th, 2015 | 7:30 PM ET THE RESULTS: Driver: Austin Theriault Starting Position: 4 Finishing Position: 4 Status: Running Owner Points Position: 4 Points Behind Leader: -7 A rookie driver does ... FULL STORY »

Ray Black Jr. Drives to Fifth-Place Finish in Season Opener at Home Track

Ray Black Jr. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (February 21, 2015) - Ray Black Jr. and the No. 07 ScubaLife Chevrolet Silverado team finished fifth on Friday night at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. After rolling off in the 15th position, Black steadily improved his position ... FULL STORY »



James Buescher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Damage from ‘The Big One’ Relegates James Buescher to Disappointing 17th-Place Finish
Posted 02.22.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 21, 2015) - Making his first start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) since 2013, James Buescher and the No. 31 GunBroker.com/NTS Motorsports team was a threat to capture the victory in the season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway. At the halfway point of ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Hemric (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
‘The Big One’ Consigns Daniel Hemric to a 26th-Place Finish in Daytona
Posted 02.22.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 21, 2015) - After a successful Daytona International Speedway debut in last week's ARCA Racing Series event, Daniel Hemric was ready to take on the superspeedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS). However, a promising run came to an untimely end when 'The ...FULL STORY »
Cameron Hayley
Cameron Hayley’s Daytona Debut Cut Short
Posted 02.22.15
Cameron Hayley, No. 13 Cabinets by Hayley Toyota Tundra NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Daytona International Speedway - NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race 1 of 23 Stats: Started: 14th Finished: 23rd Laps: 48 / 100 Status: Accident Driver Points: 19th (-27) Owner Points: 23rd (-27) Daytona Beach, FL (February 20, 2015) - Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster energy Toyota, Erik Jones, driver of the #20 GameStop/Rock Candy Toyota, Brian Scott, driver of the #2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet, Darrell Wallace Jr., driver of the #6 Ford EcoBoost Ford, Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Chevrolet, and others are involved in a large on-track incident during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Kyle Busch In Distress After Hard Hit At Daytona International Speedway
Posted 02.21.15
Kyle Busch, the leading all-time winner in the NASCAR XFINITY Series was injured in a late-race crash Saturday afternoon in the Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway. Busch was attempting to shove fellow Toyota teammate Erik Jones towards the race lead inside the final 10 circuits of the race ...FULL STORY »
Johnny Sauter (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Johnny Sauter Persevers After Early Damage To Finish 10th At Daytona International Speedway
Posted 02.21.15
Johnny Sauter, No. 98 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff / Curb Records Toyota Tundra NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Daytona International Speedway - NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race No. 1 of 23 Stats: Started: 19th Finished: 10th Laps: 100 / 100 Status: Running Driver Points: 7th (-14) Owner Points: 10th (-14) Daytona Beach, FL (February 21, 2015) - The ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Matt Crafton Finishes Eighth In NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Season Opener At Daytona International Speedway
Posted 02.21.15
Matt Crafton, No. 88 Damp-Rid / Menards Toyota Tundra NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Daytona International Speedway Race No. 1 of 23 Stats: Started: 31st Finished: 8th Laps: 100 / 100 Status: Running Driver Points: 6th (-11) Owner Points: 8th (-11) Daytona Beach, FL (February 21, 2015) - The 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season is ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Timothy Peters (Red Horse Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Timothy Peters Fights to Top 10 in Backup Truck Before Being Caught Up in the “Big One”
Posted 02.21.15
Timothy Peters started the NextEra Energy Resources 250 from the rear of the field in a backup Tundra and was running ninth when he was caught up in the "Big One" during the season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway which relegated him to a 24th-place finish. After posting the eighth-fastest ...FULL STORY »
Ben Kennedy (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Wrong Place at the Wrong Time; Ben Kennedy Relegated to a 28th-Place Finish at Daytona
Posted 02.21.15
Ben Kennedy started the NextEra Energy Resources 250 from the sixth position, but bad luck resulted in a 28th-place finish in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. On Thursday, Feb. 19 Kennedy turned the 12th and 11th-quickest laps, respectively, in two practice sessions. ...FULL STORY »
2015 NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images
Erik Jones Delivers Runner-Up Finish in Daytona Debut
Posted 02.21.15
Talented Youngster Earns Mobil 1 Driver of the Race and Sunoco Rookie of the Race Awards Date: Feb. 20, 2015 Event: NextEra Energy Resources 250 (Race 1 of 23) Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Location: Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile Tri-oval) Start / Finish: 7th / 2nd (Running, completed 100 of ...FULL STORY »


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