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  • RPM fires crew chief Parrott for failing drug test

    RPM fires crew chief Parrott for failing drug test
    Richard Petty Motorsports has fired Todd Parrott for violating NASCAR's substance-abuse policy.     Parrott was crew chief for the No. 43 car driven by Aric Almirola for the last year. NASCAR suspended him indefinitely last week for failing a random drug...
  • 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...
  • Behind the scenes at Victory Lane in Daytona

    Behind the scenes at Victory Lane in Daytona
    The signature photos from Daytona International Speedway are always the shots of drivers celebrating atop their car in Victory Lane after the race. Usually the confetti is falling and there is much screaming and joy.   Getting those pictures can be a...
  • It's the season of switching teams for several NASCAR drivers

    A new NASCAR season is only a few weeks away, with some of the sport's top drivers switching teams in hopes of winning a Sprint Cup title. They include veterans Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman, and they'll start getting ready for the season...
  • Thunderbirds, Blue Angels line up air show dates in Florida

    Thunderbirds, Blue Angels line up air show dates in Florida
    The skies are clearing for air shows in Florida for the upcoming year and beyond with the Air Force Thunderbirds and Navy Blue Angels nailing down dates, and the Sunshine State has a lot of stops on their tours. Both military performance teams will make...
  • 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...