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  1. Retired NASCAR great Gordon to drive Daytona 500 pace carRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | News Times

    Chase Elliott, left, leads the field of cars for the start of the first of two qualifying auto races for Sunday's NASCAR Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. less Chase Elliott, left, leads the field of cars for the start of the first of two qualifying auto races for Sunday's NASCAR Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Daytona Beach, ... more FILE - In this Nov. 8, 1998, file photo, NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Jeff Gordon sprays champagne as he stands next to the Winston Cup trophy after winning the NAPA 500 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga.

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  2. Motorsports: Jimmie Johnson will be chasing NASCAR history in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | The Wave

    Jimmie Johnson, arguably the best stock car driver to come out of California, is on the threshold of history. He won his seventh NASCAR championship last season to put him in a tie with Richard Petty and the late Dale Eanhardt for the most in series history.

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  3. Texas murder suspect arrested; was in Daytona for the racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Authorities say a man suspected of killing his uncle during a land dispute in Texas was arrested after coming to Florida to attend NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway . The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 50-year-old Joe Earl Smith told police who arrested him Thursday that he was in town "for the races."

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  4. Penske signs Joey Logano and Shell-Pennzoil to new dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Clash auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Clash auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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  5. Tampa Bay ties remain strong for defending Daytona champ Denny HamlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Tampa Bay Online

    His aunts and uncles and cousins watched on TV in the infield as Hamlin made a last-lap charge in the Daytona 500, flying from fourth to first. But when the checkered flag fell at Daytona International Speedway, they were sure it didn't matter.

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  6. 2017 Daytona 500: Denny Hamlin NASCAR Monster Energy Race PreviewRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Express Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Donate Now! Help PaddockTalk.com build a better site in 2017! Race Info: Race: Daytona 500 Date/Time: Feb. 26/2 p.m. ET Distance: 200 laps/500 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Track Shape: Tri-oval Banking: 31 degrees 2016 Winner: Denny Hamlin Express Notes: Press Kit: Download the 2017 FedEx Racing press materials at www.fedexracing.com/presskit, including bios for Denny Hamlin, Mike Wheeler and Joe Gibbs Racing leadership, program highlights, statistics and the 2017 crew roster. FedEx Racing: Home: Every Day Is Race Day www.fedexracing.com Official FedEx Racing Site - Your single source for FedEx Racing, Denny Hamlin and exclusive NASCAR promotions for FedEx employees.

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  7. LaJoie uses wreck, Johnson pitch to land Daytona 500 spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Denny Hamlin crosses the finish line to win the second of two NASCAR qualifying auto races for Sunday's Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Denny Hamlin crosses the finish line to win the second of two NASCAR qualifying auto races for Sunday's Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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  8. Ricky Carmichael, Darrell Waltrip Latest VIPs to Join February 17...Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Many of racing's greatest names will be on hand for the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America's official grand opening at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 17. Ten-time Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael along with Daytona 500 winner and current broadcaster Darrell Waltrip have joined the already lengthy list of past inductees scheduled to attend the event. They include Bobby Allison, Donnie Allison, Richard Childress, Tom D'Eath, Hurley Haywood, Buddy Martin , Bill Seebold, Bill Simpson, Rusty Wallace and Humpy Wheeler.

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  9. Gauntt Hudgins gets Legends Chargers victory at AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The second week of the 2017 Furious Four Legends and Bandolero racing series took to the track Saturday afternoon at Atlanta Motor Speedway, as 70 drivers from four different states lit up the quarter-mile "Thunder Ring" in pursuit of an off-season racing title. Leading off the eight races on the day, Gauntt Hudgins took the green flag in the Chargers Division feature, but Parker Brewer snatched the lead exiting turn 2 on the first lap and stayed ahead of the pack for the next five laps.

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  10. Dover International Speedway Extending SAFER Barriers Along Outside...Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Donate Now! Help PaddockTalk.com build a better site in 2017! Dover International Speedway will extend SAFER barriers across the frontstretch and backstretch of the facility in preparation for the 2017 NASCAR season, track officials announced today. Work will be complete on the project before the June 2-4, 2017, NASCAR tripleheader weekend at the Monster Mile, which includes the 'AAA 400 Drive for Autism' Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, June 4. Facts on the project plans are listed below: -- Approximately 1,800 feet of Steel And Foam Energy Reduction barriers will be added to the one-mile, high-banked, concrete oval.

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  11. ISC announces multiyear, multi-track partnership with Ingenuity Sun MediaRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    International Speedway Corporation , owner/operator of 13 of the nation's major motorsports entertainment facilities, today announced its partnership with ISM, a pioneer and leader in sports venue digital activation, to form ISM Vision Powered by BoldVu, the World's Largest 360-degree Digital Engagement Venue Network. The new technology will debut during Speedweeks, beginning Feb. 18 and running through the 59th DAYTONA 500 on Feb. 26, at Daytona International Speedway .

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  12. the Simpsons Welcome Nascar's Gordon, Earnhardt Jr. to Latest Daytona Day AdventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    FOX Sports welcomes back Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and the rest of the gang from Springfield - and, this time, THE SIMPSONS are bringing along some of their NASCAR pals. Four-time NASCAR champion and FOX NASCAR analyst Jeff Gordon joins NASCAR's most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., as part of an animated promo for DAYTONA DAY, the expanded, second-year marketing initiative in support of the 59th running of the DAYTONA 500 on FOX on Sunday, Feb. 26 .

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  13. $35k appraisal surprise for owner of Rockwell self portraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    For those chosen few who may have an old drawing or doodle by iconic artist Norman Rockwell in the house, you may want to get it insured. An original charcoal self-portrait by Rockwell was recently appraised at $35,000 on the popular PBS show "Antiques Roadshow."

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  14. Auto racing: Mullins eyes better finish at DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    An unassuming decal just above the passenger door of Willie Mullins' 2012 Ford Fusion serves as a reminder of his station in the world of semi-professional stock car racing. Neon yellow block letters read "Big Willie Style," which has become something of a mantra for Mullins, 36, who will be behind the wheel orbiting one of America's racing landmarks-Daytona International Speedway-on Feb. 18 for the Lucas Oil 200.

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  15. Firestone get positive feedback on new Phoenix tireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    The new right-side IndyCar tires that Firestone Racing has devised for the Phoenix International Raceway have received positive reviews from the drivers, but Firestone is not expecting them to directly affect the racing. The new right-front and right-rear are the same compound as the tires used here in last year's race, but they are of different construction in order to offer the drivers more 'feel'.

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  16. Get Ready For A Weekend Adrenaline Rush Because Drag Racing Is BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Jalopnik

    Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup , where we let you know what's going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? We're not quite all the way into racing season yet, but we keep easing that way.

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  17. Insomniac Presents The 'Halfway To EDC 2017' Video Featuring Nigel FickeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | AllAccess.com

    Flying high in the Electric Sky, NIGEL FICKE is just a few months shy of the 21st celebration of ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL LAS VEGAS, which returns on FRIDAY, JUNE 16th to SUNDAY, JUNE 18th. In this just-released video on FACEBOOK marking INSOMNIAC's "HALFWAY TO EDC 2017," FICKE, dressed to impress in a glittering gold jumpsuit, dives straight into what he thinks is going to be the largest three-day festival in NORTH AMERICA, only to discover it's a party of one.

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  18. 5 unconventional ideas for Valentine's Day in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    As the marriage capital of the United States, Las Vegas is perhaps synonymous with romance and special occasions like Valentine's Day. And with the most romantic holiday of the year just days away, restaurants, shows and even nightclubs valleywide are quickly filling up, according to Nevada Restaurant Association director of business development Tim Hacker.

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  19. NASCAR Cup: stages set for Daytona International Speedway, Watkins Glen International, Pocono RacewayRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Auto Racing Daily

    Under the new format for races in all three of NASCAR's national series - Monster Energy Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck - race distances will be broken into stages. Stage lengths have been revealed for a handful of races.

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  20. Watch the DAYTONA 500 at Dacey's Taphouse with MIS on Feb. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Michigan International Speedway and FireKeepers Casino Hotel will celebrate Daytona Day and you are invited. NASCAR is back and there is no better place to watch the season-opening DAYTONA 500 than at Dacey's Taphouse on February 26. The event will begin at 2 p.m. at the recently opened Dacey's Taphouse inside of FireKeepers Casino Hotel.

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