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CONCORD, N.C. (February 17, 2021) – A new season breathes new life into the spirit of any sports fan. Major League Baseball fans live for Opening Day. Alumni and die hards alike, bask in the glory of the first kick signaling a new season of college football. For National Hockey League fans, the drop of the first puck is a long-awaited moment that began immediately after the previous season’s champion hoisted the Stanley Cup.

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2021 Daytona 500 Preview – Austin Dillon

Austin Dillon, the 2018 Daytona 500 Champion, has 15 previous starts in the NASCAR Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway, acquiring one pole award, two top-five and seven top-10 finishes. The Welcome, North Carolina, driver, who grew up attending races at Daytona International Speedway with his family, has 10 starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with one win, seven top-five and seven top-10 finishes. He has two starts at the track in the NASCAR Truck Series.

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2021 Daytona 500 – Richard Childress Racing Preview

Dating back to 1976, Richard Childress Racing has won 11 poles and collected six points-paying victories at the most-storied racetrack on the NASCAR Cup Series circuit. RCR owns three Daytona 500 wins (Dale Earnhardt – 1998, Kevin Harvick – 2007, Austin Dillon – 2018), three Coke Zero 400 trophies (Earnhardt – 1990, 1993 and Harvick – 2010) and 14 qualifying races, including a record 10-consecutive victories with Earnhardt (1990 – 1999). In addition, RCR has earned the Busch Clash victory a total of eight times, with drivers Harvick (2009, 2010,…

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KYLE BUSCH – Checking the Final Box

HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina (Feb. 4, 2021) – As the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is set to begin with on-track activities starting Tuesday, Feb. 9 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, Kyle Busch has turned his attention to checking the most important remaining box on his career to-do list. Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’S Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), is hoping to check the box of Daytona 500 champion by finally securing the Harley J. Earl Trophy that goes annually to the Daytona 500 winner as he makes…

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Busch Light #TheCrew Daytona Advance for Kevin Harvick

●  #TheCrew is more than just a hashtag. It’s a job – and a cool and refreshing one at that. Busch beer has created a once-in-a-lifetime chance for a lucky fan to join the No. 4 Busch Light team as an actual member of Kevin Harvick’s crew. The official position is the Busch Crewmaster, a full-time position within Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) that pays $50,000 for the 2021 season where the new team member will be responsible for crucial tasks for the race team. Fans are able to apply for the position in a way that has…

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Gaunt Brothers Racing Tabs Ty Dillon for Daytona 500

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2021) – Gaunt Brothers Racing has named Ty Dillon as its driver for the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 Feb. 14 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. The 28-year-old from Lewisville, North Carolina, will make his 163rd career NASCAR Cup Series start upon qualifying for The Great American Race. Dillon will drive the No. 96 Bass Pro Shops/Black Rifle Coffee Company Toyota Camry, marking his first point-paying start behind the wheel of a Toyota.

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Actual Real-Live Racing Is About To Begin Again!

Well race fans, a lot has been happening in NASCAR recently. Even though iRacing isn’t “real” racing, the consequences of your actions are very real.

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Friday Night Thunder TONIGHT From Virtual Martinsville Speedway

Friday Night Thunder The Place: Virtual Martinsville Speedway The Date: Friday, May 8 The Time: 8 p.m. ET Online: enascar.com/live, NASCAR’s YouTube Channel Distance: Four heat races – 10 laps each; one LCQ – 15 laps; Main Event – 125 laps Friday Night Thunder at virtual Martinsville Speedway With such a big response from competitors to join the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, NASCAR and iRacing introduced Saturday Night Thunder in the beginning of April to allow drivers from all series to compete on the platform during the real-time racing postponement…

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On This Date in NASCAR History…

Sunday, April 11, 2015 – On this day in history, Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson started fifth and led 134 laps and beat runner-up Kevin Harvick to the finish by 1.107 seconds in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. It was his fifth of his career seven NASCAR Cup Series wins at Texas. Johnson swept the 2015 season at Texas. Monday, April 11, 1966 – On this day in history, NASCAR Hall of Famer David Pearson battled with driver Tom Pistone in the NASCAR Cup Series race…

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DAYTONA 500 Halted After 20 Laps, Completion Postponed Until Monday (TODAY) at 4 p.m

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2020) – The completion of the 62nd annual DAYTONA 500 has been postponed until Monday at 4 p.m., due to rain Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. The season-opening race for the NASCAR Cup Series season will be televised by FOX. The race was halted Sunday night after 20 of the scheduled 200 laps were run on the 2.5-mile tri-oval, with polesitter Ricky Stenhouse Jr. leading the event in the No. 47 Kroger Chevrolet. Speedway parking lots open at 11 a.m. Monday. Gates and the UNOH Fanzone…

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