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Elliott wins 2016 Daytona 500 pole

By Reid Spencer (NASCAR Wire Service, Feb. 14, 2016) — DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Chase Elliott‘s rookie campaign just got a jump-start. Faced with the daunting prospect of succeeding Jeff Gordon in the No. 24Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, the 20-year-old Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate drove the same chassis to the same result Gordon accomplished last year—the pole […]

Kahne and Wallace featured in NASCAR brand spots

Kasey Kahne and Darrell Wallace Jr. are featured in NASCAR’s next evolution of ‘Unpredictable, Dramatic’ brand campaign that debuted on FOX-TV during the Daytona 500. Titled “Machine,” “Heroes” and “Change,” these spots are designed to connect NASCAR’s biggest stars, the drivers, with NASCAR’s most treasured supporters, the fans, driving home the experiences, sights and sounds […]

14-15 February, 2014, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA Denny Hamlin, FedEx Express Toyota Camry celebrates his win in Victory Lane©2014, Nigel KinradeNigel Kinrade Photography

Denny Hamlin wins 2014 Sprint Unlimited

  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (NASCAR Wire Services) — Denny Hamlin survived a war of attrition to win Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season-opening exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway. The winner of all three segments of the 75-lap event, Hamlin was running up front and out of harm’s way when a wreck halved the […]

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Walmart races to sponsorship with Bill Elliott

By Tom Knox (Daytona Beach News Journal, July 7, 2012). DAYTONA BEACH — Walmart and NASCAR’s fan bases are a perfect match, yet the retail behemoth has never sponsored a race car in NASCAR’s high-profile Sprint Cup Series. That’s going to change with today’s Coke Zero 400 at the Daytona International Speedway, where NASCAR legend […]