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  • Stewart aims for '14 Daytona return

    Stewart aims for '14 Daytona return
    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- Tony Stewart asserted Tuesday at the Stewart-Haas race shop that his broken bones would mend in time for the 2014 Daytona 500 and that the organization he co-owns with Gene Haas was never fractured in the first place. Holding his...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Daytona Beach

    Florida Beach Guide: Daytona Beach
    Daytona Beach remains one of the few Florida destinations where you can drive the minivan onto the sand, park it and unload for an easy family day in the sun and surf on lifeguard-patrolled beaches. But this traditional Atlantic Ocean vacation spot...
  • Busch and Kenseth sweep Daytona front row for JGR; Bowyer will start third

    Busch and Kenseth sweep Daytona front row for JGR; Bowyer will start third
    Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth swept the front row for Saturday night's race at Daytona International Speedway.     Busch turned a lap at 193.723 mph in Friday qualifying to win the pole. Kenseth was second at 193.299.     Clint...
  • Matt Every leads Greenbrier Classic; Phil Mickelson misses cut

    Matt Every shot an eight-under 62 on Friday for a one-stroke lead over five other players midway through the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Every is at nine under for the tournament, one stroke in front of Russell Henley (65), Bill...
  • Johnson completes Daytona sweep; Bowyer up to second in points

    Johnson completes Daytona sweep; Bowyer up to second in points
    Jimmie Johnson is the first driver in 31 years to sweep Daytona International Speedway.     The Daytona 500 winner became the first driver since Bobby Allison in 1982, and the fifth overall, to win both races in a season at Daytona.     The five-time...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Plate races, AKA The NASCAR Draft

    The Backstretch Blog: Plate races, AKA The NASCAR Draft
    And you thought NASCAR didn't have a draft. Oh sure at Daytona and Talladega there is drafting, but restictor plate racing is also as close to a draft as we get in NASCAR. How you might ask? Because speed, horse power, driving have very little to do...
  • Records show overlap between campaign cash and legislation

     
    International Speedway Corp. is trying to win millions of dollars in tax breaks from the Florida Legislature this spring for an expansion of Daytona International Speedway. And the company found a perfect way to show off the racetrack: Free tickets to the...
  • This weekend: ‘The Walking Dead’ vs. Oscars; Daytona 500; ‘CSI: NY’ season finale

     
    Sunday will be huge with movie stars, race-car drivers and zombies. The Daytona 500 will be more closely watched than usual to see if Danica Patrick can make history. The coverage starts at 1 p.m. Sunday on Fox. The Oscars must fight zombies and viewer...
  • Today: Daytona 500; Oscars; ‘The Walking Dead’; ‘The Amazing Race’

     
    The crash Saturday at Daytona International Speedway was shocking. Newscasts replayed the horrifying footage of debris going into the stands and injuring at least 28 people. (Some reports put the number at more than 30 and up to 33.) But a recurring theme...
  • Oscars light up ABC’s life; Danica Patrick boosts Daytona 500

     
    There's no singing the blues at ABC. The Oscars did good things for the Disney-owned network's ratings Sunday night. The three-hour, 35-minute telecast drew roughly 498,000 viewers in Central Florida, according to early ratings. It wasn't over until the...
  • NASCAR's New Look

     
    NASCAR has a decidedly different look for 2013, with all-new racecars debuting at the Daytona 500 on Sunday. It's a big change that should excite casual car fans as well as those hard-core enthusiasts who paint their favorite driver's number......