• Reddick wins Xfinity opener in 5 OTs
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    Reddick wins Xfinity opener in 5 OTs

    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.

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  • At 92, team owner Wood skips first 500
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    At 92, team owner Wood skips first 500

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Glen Wood is sitting out the Daytona 500.

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  • New Chevy Camaro to debut at Daytona
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    New Chevy Camaro to debut at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Toyota dominated NASCAR's top series the last three years, winning nearly half the races and two championships. It forced Chevrolet and Ford to play catch-up.

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  • Patrick speeding toward NASCAR exit ramp
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    Patrick speeding toward NASCAR exit ramp

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Danica Patrick was annoyed with herself. She had trained most of her life for moments like these, but she couldn't fix the inadvertent mess she had just made.

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  • Wallace fastest in last Daytona practice
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    Wallace fastest in last Daytona practice

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Darrell Wallace Jr., the first black driver to start the Daytona 500 since 1969, turned the fastest lap Saturday in the final practice for NASCAR's season opener.

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  • Wallace set to make history at Daytona
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    Wallace set to make history at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Richard Petty rarely visits pit road after a race anymore and usually with good reason. The Hall of Fame driver's eponymous race team has toiled for decades in mediocrity, with checkered flags all but extinct.

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  • Sauter takes Trucks opener at Daytona
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    Sauter takes Trucks opener at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Johnny Sauter won the season-opening NASCAR Truck Series race Friday night at Daytona International Speedway for his third victory at the famed track.

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  • Youth looking to take the checkered at Daytona

    Youth looking to take the checkered at Daytona

    The field is set for Sunday's Daytona 500. And this year, it could be a winning ride by one of NASCAR's young stars.

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  • Patrick just wants to be remembered as a great driver

    Patrick just wants to be remembered as a great driver

    Danica Patrick has spent her entire life proving herself in racing. And she has some impressive results to show for it. But now she’s ready to close the book on a long career.

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  • Can Brad Keselowski capitalize on an early win?

    Can Brad Keselowski capitalize on an early win?

    Brad Keselowski already has a Daytona win. He avoided a crash and a charge from Joey Logano to win last weekend’s clash.Can he turn that into his first win at Daytona?

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  • Vietnam vet Thompson to start at Daytona
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    Vietnam vet Thompson to start at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The oldest driver in the Daytona 500 field is truly a race veteran. Mark Thompson did a tour of duty in Vietnam that wrapped two decades before his NASCAR debut.

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  • NASCAR's youth on display for Daytona
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    NASCAR's youth on display for Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Never before has one race displayed NASCAR's rapidly changing look more than this year's Daytona 500.

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  • 8 drivers to use backup cars at Daytona
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    8 drivers to use backup cars at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson and seven others are switching to backup cars for the Daytona 500.

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  • Earnhardt's lone 500 win still resonates
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    Earnhardt's lone 500 win still resonates

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Dale Earnhardt was NASCAR's "Intimidator," winning his first Cup championship in only his second full season. Earnhardt had achieved about all there was to do in NASCAR by 1998, including a record-tying seven Cup Series championships.

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  • Earnhardt's lone 500 win still resonates
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    Earnhardt's lone 500 win still resonates

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Dale Earnhardt was NASCAR's "Intimidator." He stormed into the sport and won his first Cup championship in only his second full season. Earnhardt had achieved about all there was to do in NASCAR by 1998, including a record-tying seven Cup Series championships.

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