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  • Aric Almirola wins rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

    Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty's famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999. Almirola's unexpected win came on the same weekend...
  • PRESS BOX: Saints face deadline on Graham deal

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: Saints face deadline on Graham deal The New Orleans Saints have until July 15 to reach an agreement with tight end Jimmy Graham on a contract and quarterback Drew Brees said he believes a deal will get done. NBC's Pro...
  • Johnson bumped from 2nd spot in standings

    Johnson bumped from 2nd spot in standings
    DAYTONA BEACH — Defending Sprint Cup champ Jimmie Johnson was one of two drivers to not return following Sunday's 16-car Lap 21 wreck in the Coke Zero 400 and was awarded only two points in the standings. "I don't know what triggered it or what...
  • Looking forward to more IndyCar in Long Pond

    I eased myself into Seat 1 in Section 228, Row 30 of the terrace grandstand at Pocono Raceway with 82 laps remaining in Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 500 Fueled by Sunoco. I walked down there in the first place because, from my view in the press box, the...
  • Pit-road penalty made for a "frustrating 500 miles" for Marco

    Marco Andretti finished ninth in Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 500, one spot better than he did a year ago at his "hometown" track. But Andretti may have been even more frustrated than he was in 2013 when a fuel-mileage issue derailed a car that had led for 88...
  • Montoya celebrates his first win since his return to IndyCar

    Montoya celebrates his first win since his return to IndyCar
    The fans in the main grandstand were so spread out at Pocono Raceway on Sunday that it was easy to spot the Colombian contingent. They were the ones waving their country's flag and celebrating after one of their own, Juan Pablo Montoya, won the Pocono...
  • Almirola puts No. 43 in Victory Lane for 1st time since 1999

    DAYTONA BEACH — As he was daydreaming his way through mechanical engineering classes at UCF, Aric Almirola had resigned himself to a nagging reality: If he couldn't race stock cars, he could at least fix them. "That's how much I wanted to be in...
  • Almirola pilots No. 43 to rain-shortened Daytona win

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. After the weather had put its final soggy stamp on the weekend at Daytona International Speedway, Aric Almirola drove one of NASCAR's iconic cars to victory in the Coke Zero 400. Almirola, driver of Richard Petty Motorsports' No. 43...
  • Time for NASCAR to move July race

    Time for NASCAR to move July race
    DAYTONA BEACH — Ironically, the one item you cannot bring into the Daytona International Speedway is the one item you need the most: an umbrella. Like right turns and non-fat corndogs, umbrellas are prohibited at the track. They are...
  • The long and lonely ride of NASCAR's 'other driver'

    The long and lonely ride of NASCAR's 'other driver'
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Axl Rose is screaming "Welcome to the Jungle" on Sirius Satellite Radio as Kyle Bazzell steps into the hauler in the cozy comfort of flip-flops, exposing his black painted toenails. The engine revs up for an overnight ride that...
  • Brian France addresses attendance issues

     Brian France addresses attendance issues
    DAYTONA BEACH — Last month many NASCAR fans criticized the Sprint Cup Series event at the Dover International Speedway for poor attendance and near-empty grandstands. NASCAR chairman Brian France addressed that concern at a media conference on...