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  1. Stefanyshyn comments on AMS testing
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    Stefanyshyn comments on AMS testing

  2. Preview Show: Atlanta
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    Preview Show: Atlanta

  3. 'I am Dale Earnhardt' Trailer
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    'I am Dale Earnhardt' Trailer

  4. Larson, Edwards on track bar control switch
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    Larson, Edwards on track bar control switch

  5. From The Vault: Gordon battles Johnson at AMS
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    From The Vault: Gordon battles Johnson at AMS

  6. Ragan: 'This was something I couldn't let pass'
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    Ragan: 'This was something I couldn't let pass'

  7. Rice explains No. 10 team heat shield warning
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    Rice explains No. 10 team heat shield warning

  8. Best in-car audio from the DAYTONA 500
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    Best in-car audio from the DAYTONA 500

  9. Race fans experience Daytona Rising
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    Race fans experience Daytona Rising

  10. Harvick discusses 'squirrely' conditions
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    Harvick discusses 'squirrely' conditions

  • NASCAR back on track for extra day of testing in Atlanta

    The Sprint Cup drivers returned to the track Thursday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, getting an extra day to test out the new rules package that will be in effect for the first time. ''This really feels like the start of the season,'' said Kyle Larson, who ranked second behind Chip Ganassi Racing…

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  • Regan Smith welcomes 1st child during double-duty driving

    Regan Smith was quick to accept an offer to race in the Daytona 500 as Kurt Busch's replacement driver. ''I've asked her to keep her legs crossed as long as she can if she does go into labor,'' Smith joked at Daytona International Speedway last weekend. Everything worked out just fine for the…

    The Associated Press
  • Busch crash leading to additional SAFER barriers at tracks

    International Speedway Corp. is developing a plan for the installation of additional SAFER barriers at Daytona and Talladega, and will review the safety standards at its other racetracks. The renewed focus announced Tuesday by ISC President John Saunders comes three days after NASCAR star Kyle…

    The Associated Press
  • David Ragan, Erik Jones to replace Kyle Busch at Atlanta

    David Ragan will drive Kyle Busch's car in the Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Atlanta, while 18-year-old Erik Jones will drive Busch's car in the Xfinity Series. Busch broke his right leg and left foot when he crashed head-on into a concrete wall Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. …

    The Associated Press
  • NASCAR got the drama-free Daytona 500 it needed

    It was a bumpy buildup to the Daytona 500, which for days was overshadowed by disputes, drama, an injury to Kyle Busch and the suspension of his older brother, Kurt. Dozens of cars were wrecked, and on the morning of NASCAR's season-opening showcase, reigning series champion Kevin Harvick warned…

    The Associated Press
  • Stewart-Haas sticks with fill-in Regan Smith in Atlanta

    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) -- Stewart-Haas Racing is sticking with Regan Smith in place of suspended driver Kurt Busch.

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  • Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM EST on Monday, Feb. 23

    Feb. 23 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Monday: - - - - The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427 - - - - NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE 25 takeaways from the 2015 Scouting Combine Rob Rang breaks down the lasting impact made by prospects at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.…

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    Fri, Feb 27
    8:00 PM EST
    LA Clippers at Memphis
    Preview Game
  • Gibbs unsure how long Kyle Busch will be sidelined

    Joe Gibbs is unsure how long Kyle Busch will be sidelined with a broken right leg and left foot from a crash at Daytona International Speedway. Busch had surgery on his right leg in Daytona after Saturday's crash in the Xfinity Series race. His foot will be examined when he returns to Charlotte,…

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  • Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

    Joey Logano had a shot to win the NASCAR championship last year. A win in the season-opening Daytona 500 on Sunday gave Logano the head start he wanted. His victory earned him an automatic berth into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, and put him at the front of the field after a week…

    The Associated Press
  • Logano goes from rejection to redemption

    By Lewis Franck DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - Thanks to Roger Penske's keen eye for motor racing talent, Joey Logano’s career went from rejection to redemption on Sunday as he steered one of "The Captain's" cars to victory at the Daytona 500. While it was Logano's maiden visit to Victory…

    Reuters
  • Motor racing-Logano goes from rejection to redemption

    By Lewis Franck DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Thanks to Roger Penske's keen eye for motor racing talent, Joey Logano's career went from rejection to redemption on Sunday as he steered one of "The Captain's" cars to victory at the Daytona 500. While it was Logano's maiden visit to…

    Reuters
  • Gordon’s Daytona 500 farewell party a bust

    By Lewis Franck DAYTONA, BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - Jeff Gordon’s Dayton 500 farewell party ended in a bang but not the kind he had hoped as the three-time former winner waved goodbye to the Great American race with a last lap crash on Sunday. After winning the pole and finishing second in a 150…

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  • Motor racing-Gordon's Daytona 500 farewell party a bust

    By Lewis Franck DAYTONA, BEACH, Florida, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Jeff Gordon's Dayton 500 farewell party ended in a bang but not the kind he had hoped as the three-time former winner waved goodbye to the Great American race with a last lap crash on Sunday. After winning the pole and finishing second…

    Reuters
  • Motorsport - Joey Logano captures dramatic Daytona 500

    - American Joey Logano held off a host of rivals ahead of a last-lap crash Sunday to win the 57th Daytona 500, American oval-course NASCAR racing's season opener and biggest event. It was the first Daytona 500 triumph and ninth career victory for the 24-year-old driver on the National Association…

    AFP
  • Fill-in drivers Smith, Crafton non-factors in Daytona 500

    Replacement drivers Regan Smith and Matt Crafton were in the spotlight and out of contention in the Daytona 500. Smith, filling in for suspended Kurt Busch of Stewart-Haas Racing, finished 16th. Crafton, a last-minute sub for injured Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing, crossed the finish line less…

    The Associated Press
  • Ford sweeps 4 season openers at Daytona, including the 500

    Out of beer and still wanting more, Ford executive Jamie Allison starting licking his arm outside victory lane. Given the month Ford enjoyed at Daytona International Speedway, it's no wonder Allison and his guys emptied the cooler. Ford swept every points race at Daytona, culminating with Joey…

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  • Gordon wrecks on last lap of final Daytona 500

    Jeff Gordon was mobbed as he weaved his way from pit road through the Daytona garage and back to his hauler. Gordon wrecked on the last lap of his final Daytona 500, a crushing end to the start of his final season. ''I'm a little bit sad this is my final Daytona 500,'' Gordon said, ''but I'm more…

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  • Logano wins shootout to claim Daytona 500

    By Lewis Franck DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - Joey Logano won a two-lap shootout to capture a first Daytona 500 on Sunday as Jeff Gordon's Great American Race farewell ended in a last lap crash. Logano led the field on the restart, fighting off challenges from reigning Sprint Cup champion…

    Reuters
  • Motor racing-Logano wins shootout to claim Daytona 500

    * Second youngest to win Daytona 500 * Logano holds nerve on last lap * Second Daytona win for "The Captain" (Adds quotes, detail) By Lewis Franck DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Joey Logano won a two-lap shootout to capture a first Daytona 500 on Sunday as Jeff Gordon's Great…

    Reuters