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Tyler Reddick needs 5 overtimes to win PowerShares QQQ 300

Tyler Reddick needs 5 overtimes to win PowerShares QQQ 300

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Tyler Reddick took Dale Earnhardt Jr. to victory lane in a nail-biting opener to NASCAR's second-tier Xfinity Series.Reddick won Saturday at Daytona International Speedway in
Wallace tops Daytona 500 speed chart in final practice

Wallace tops Daytona 500 speed chart in final practice

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The first black driver to start the Daytona 500 since 1969 continues to blaze a trail at Speedweeks.Darrell Wallace Jr. turned heads again Saturday at Daytona International
Chipper Jones named honorary race official for Daytona 500

Chipper Jones named honorary race official for Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Newly elected Baseball Hall of Famer Chipper Jones will serve as an honorary race official for the Daytona 500 on Sunday.As part of his race-day duties, Jones will be
Peyton Manning will lead field to green flag at Daytona 500

Peyton Manning will lead field to green flag at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Peyton Manning is leading one more drive on a big stage.The two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback will serve as honorary pace car driver for the 60th running of the Daytona
Tough act to follow: Charlize Theron to start Daytona 500

Tough act to follow: Charlize Theron to start Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Academy Award winner Charlize Theron was named honorary starter for the 60th running of the Daytona 500.The actress will wave the green flag for the season-opening race Sunday
Bowman's No. 88 on pole at Daytona

Bowman's No. 88 on pole at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Alex Bowman put a familiar car atop the Daytona 500 leaderboard.Bowman won the pole for ''The Great American Race'' in his debut as the driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet, piloted
Earnhardt Jr. asked Jimmy Fallon to bless his unborn daughter at Super Bowl

Earnhardt Jr. asked Jimmy Fallon to bless his unborn daughter at Super Bowl

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a strange encounter with "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon while on his first broadcasting assignment at Super Bowl LII, which he recalled in hilarious detail on his "Dale Jr.
Danica Patrick to drive Daytona 500 for Premium Motorsports

Danica Patrick to drive Daytona 500 for Premium Motorsports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Danica Patrick is teaming with Premium Motorsports for next month's Daytona 500, the final race of her NASCAR career.The one-race deal will put Patrick in the seat of the No. 7
Sheriff: NASCAR team owner fired at 3 would-be thieves

Sheriff: NASCAR team owner fired at 3 would-be thieves

LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) Authorities say a NASCAR team owner shot at three people who broke into his North Carolina home.News outlets report Davidson County Sheriff David Grice says no one was injured and
Barkley's retirement advice for Earnhardt Jr.: 'Find something to do'

Barkley's retirement advice for Earnhardt Jr.: 'Find something to do'

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be joining the broadcasting booth at NBC next year, but Charles Barkley recommends he also pick up a hobby or two now that he's retired from racing. The NBA Hall of Famer
Tony Stewart engaged to former Playboy Playmate Pennelope Jimenez

Tony Stewart engaged to former Playboy Playmate Pennelope Jimenez

Tony Stewart won't be a bachelor for long.The NASCAR legend announced Thursday on Twitter that he proposed to his girlfriend, former Playboy Playmate Pennelope Jimenez, and shared a photo of the ring.
Woman charged with stalking Tony Stewart after being denied autograph

Woman charged with stalking Tony Stewart after being denied autograph

A Florida woman has been charged with stalking and harassing Tony Stewart and his family for more than a year over an autograph snub.Kathi Russell, 68, was arrested Tuesday on felony charges of
Truex Jr. wins 1st NASCAR championship at Miami Speedway

Truex Jr. wins 1st NASCAR championship at Miami Speedway

Martin Truex Jr. capped one of the most successful and dominant seasons in NASCAR history after he was crowned as the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup series champion at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday.
Watch: Danica Patrick crashes in last full-time career race

Watch: Danica Patrick crashes in last full-time career race

Danica Patrick's car goes up in flames after a crash in Stage 2 at @HomesteadMiami. Not how she wanted her full-time career to end. #NASCARPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/ipDwvMDcv7— NASCAR on NBC
Watch: Ford pays tribute to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Watch: Ford pays tribute to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Tributes continue to roll in for Dale Earnhardt Jr. Related: NASCAR world says goodbye to Dale Earnhardt Jr.Prior to the No. 88 Chevrolet driver's final race Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Ford
Look: NASCAR world says goodbye to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Look: NASCAR world says goodbye to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s farewell tour will come to a close Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Ahead of the final race of his career, those across the NASCAR world took to social media to share memories
Truex makes final championship push with top practice speed

Truex makes final championship push with top practice speed

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) Martin Truex Jr. has topped the leaderboard in the final practice of the season and proven again why he's the favorite to win his first NASCAR championship on Sunday.Truex hit
Danica Patrick to retire following next year's Indy 500

Danica Patrick to retire following next year's Indy 500

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) Danica Patrick broke down in tears Friday as she announced she will retire from full-time racing next year after running the Daytona 500 and then the Indianapolis 500, closing her
Kenseth wins at Phoenix Raceway, Keselowski earns championship berth

Kenseth wins at Phoenix Raceway, Keselowski earns championship berth

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) Matt Kenseth may be going away, but he's not doing it quietly.Kenseth won for the first time this season in what could have been the second-to-last Cup race of his NASCAR career.
Jimmie Johnson's title chase ends with wreck in Phoenix

Jimmie Johnson's title chase ends with wreck in Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jimmie Johnson's bid for a record eighth NASCAR championship is over.Needing a win at Phoenix to make the final four in next weekend's championship finale, Johnson saw his hopes