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Jan 10
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2013 Daytona Preseason Thunder Day 1 Afternoon Test Speeds

Denny Hamlin drives the #11 Toyota followed by teammate Matt Kenseth in the #20 Toyota at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Joe Gibbs Racing had all three teams at the top of the speed charts at the end of the Daytona Preseason Thunder Day 1 afternoon test session, as Denny Hamlin was the fastest with a lap speed of 195.712 mph. Matt Kenseth, who was the fastest in the morning session, was second with a lap speed of 195.385 mph, followed by Kyle Busch (195.329 mph) who was third fastest, Mark Martin (195.063) fourth and Jeff Burton (194.620) was fifth fastest. Rounding out the top-ten fastest in the session were Paul Menard (193.340 mph) who was sixth fastest, Danica Patrick (192.934) seventh, Marcos Ambrose (192.530) eighth, Clint Bowyer (192.513) ninth and Aric Almirola (192.489) posting the tenth fastest lap speed. The teams will return ... FULL STORY »

Day 1: Preseason Thunder Rolls Into DIS

Joey Logano drives the #22 Ford at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Begins Three-Day Test For 55th Annual Daytona 500 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Preparations for Budweiser Speedweeks and the 55th annual Daytona 500 kicked into high gear as Preseason Thunder, the three-day test session for NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

2013 Daytona Preseason Thunder Q&A with Toyota Racing Driver/Team Owner Michael Waltrip

Michael Waltrip - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images MICHAEL WALTRIP,viagra tablets No. 30 Toyota Camry, Swan Racing/team owner, Michael Waltrip Racing Are you excited to run with Swan Racing for the Daytona 500? "We're looking forward to Daytona. It's my favorite time of the year every year, to ... FULL STORY »

2013 Daytona Preseason Thunder Q&A with Toyota Racing Driver Clint Bowyer

Clint Bowyer driver of the #15 Toyota talks to the media during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing How was the first test session this morning? "Everybody is super excited about this race car and what it brings to our sport and the identity that it brings ... FULL STORY »

2013 Daytona Preseason Thunder Q&A with Team Chevy Drivers Patrick & Stewart

Danica Patrick (L), driver of the #10 Chevrolet, and Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Chevrolet, speak with the media during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR DANICA PATRICK, NO. 10 GODADDY.COM CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed the first test session, her expectations for the 2013 season and other topics. FIRST TIME OUT ON THE TRACK IN THE ... FULL STORY »

2013 Daytona Preseason Thunder Q&A with Ford Racing Driver Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards drives the #99 Ford during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion, met with media members between test sessions on day one of Daytona Preseason Thunder testing Thursday. Edwards addressed a myriad of topics including a new season, new car and new ... FULL STORY »

2013 Daytona Preseason Thunder Q&A with Ford Racing Driver Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski driver of the #2 Ford talks to the media NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season got started in earnest Thursday morning as 35 brand new race cars hit the track for the first time at Daytona International Speedway. Making his Ford Racing debut on the track was defending series ... FULL STORY »



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Michael Waltrip to drive for Swan Racing in the Daytona 500
Posted 01.10.13
Two-time champion reunites with forwhere to buy cialismer crew chief for the Great American Race Michael Waltrip, a two-time Daytona 500 champion, will pilot Swan Racing's No. 30 in the 2013 "Great American Race," reuniting him with former crew chief Tony Eury Jr. The race marks Swan Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
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DIS Track Services and Fire Rescue Team Honored at NASCAR Track Services Summit
Posted 01.08.13
Speedway Receives Annual Track Services Teamwork Award for Outstanding Performance in 2012 Daytona 500 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Daytona International Speedway Track Services and Fire Rescue Team was honored with the Track Services Teamwork Award on Monday at the annual NASCAR Track Services Summit in Concord, N.C. Each year the Track ...FULL STORY »
(Left to right) Mark Martin, driver of the No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, Michael Waltrip, owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, Martin Truex Jr., driver of the No. 56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, and Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 5-Hour Energy Toyota - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
MWR Ready for Daytona Pre-Season Thunder
Posted 01.08.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. — After completing its most successful season in 2012, the three Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota teams are ready to start the 2013 season with the annual three-day Daytona Preseason Thunder test at Daytona International Speedway. Highlighting the test that begins Thursday will be the drafting of the new-look Gen-6 production ...FULL STORY »
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McReynolds, Waltrip Debate Challenges Facing Sprint Cup Series Teams at Daytona Test
Posted 01.07.13
Daytona InSPEED™ OFFERS 21 HOURS OF LIVE, MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE OF ENTIRE THREE-DAY TESTING FROM DAYTONA McReynolds:  “If you think teams and NASCAR are behind now, look back at when we made the transition from the third-generation car to the fourth-generation car heading into the 1981 season.”  With less than 72 hours remaining ...FULL STORY »
The Sprint Unlimited At Daytona to Launch the 2013 NASCAR Season
Posted 01.07.13
Race Fans Eligible for Upgraded Experiences such as Grand Marshal and Honorary Starter; Race marks the Debut of the New Sprint Cup Series Cars  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Sprint has partnered with Daytona International Speedway to sponsor The Sprint Unlimited At Daytona, the fan-favorite non-points event formerly known as the Daytona Shootout ...FULL STORY »
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Start Times Finalized For Budweiser Speedweeks 2013 Events
Posted 12.20.12
55th annual Daytona 500 set for a 1 p.m. ET start DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the fourth straight year, the 55th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 24, NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race, is scheduled for a 1 p.m. start time (TV – FOX Sports, Radio – MRN Radio). Start times ...FULL STORY »
Fans watch testing from the Sprint Fan Zone during Daytona Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway on Jan. 12 in Daytona Beach, Fla. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR
SPEED Kicks Off 2013 Sprint Cup Series Season with 21 Hours of Live Testing from Daytona
Posted 12.20.12
SPEED AND SPEED.COM OFFER LIVE, MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE OF ENTIRE THREE-DAY PRESEASON THUNDER TEST SESSION In just three short weeks, SPEED and SPEED.com will be live from the high banks of Daytona International Speedway when Preseason Thunder kicks off the 2013 Sprint Cup Series season. SPEED and SPEED.com offer live coverage of the Jan. 10-12 ...FULL STORY »
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UNOH Battle At The Beach Trophies Unveiled At NASCAR Home Tracks Award Ceremonies
Posted 12.10.12
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The winner’s trophies for the inaugural UNOH Battle At The Beach on Feb. 18-19 at Daytona International Speedway were unveiled this past weekend during the NASCAR Touring and Weekly Series Award Ceremonies in Charlotte, NC. Competitors got their first-look at the hardware during the NASCAR Whelen All-American ...FULL STORY »
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Tickets for the 2013 Preseason Thunder Fan Fest Go On-Sale Monday, Dec. 10
Posted 12.05.12
Keselowski, Johnson, Earnhardt Jr. Headline Driver Appearance Schedule DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Race fans can purchase tickets for the annual Preseason Thunder Fan Fest at Daytona International Speedway beginning on Monday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. The stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will take to the legendary 2.5-mile tri-oval at ...FULL STORY »


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