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Jul 04
Saturday

Rained out qualifying gives Earnhardt top starting spot

2015 NSCS Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., On Track at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The cancellation of qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 inadvertently gave NASCAR a popular pole sitter Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start first Sunday after the cancellation, which lined up the field according to speeds from Friday’s first practice session. Earnhardt, who had a fast lap of 202.284 mph in the No. 88 Chevrolet on Friday afternoon, will start next to Austin Dillon. Clint Bowyer will start third, Paul Menard fourth and Trevor Bayne fifth. Earnhardt said he and crew chief Greg Ives went after a good time Friday on purpose. “I asked Greg before we went out for practice what we were trying to accomplish,” Earnhardt said. “That was the first thing he mentioned ... FULL STORY »

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2015 NSCS Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., On Track at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Rained out qualifying gives Earnhardt top starting spot
Posted 07.04.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The cancellation of qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 inadvertently gave NASCAR a popular pole sitter Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start first Sunday after the cancellation, which lined up the field according to speeds from Friday’s first practice session. Earnhardt, who had ...FULL STORY »


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