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    Motorsports: Daytona 500 rain delay leads to confusion, but a winner is crowned anyway [spoilers]
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    One of the sponsors of yesterday's Daytona 500 NASCAR race broadcast on Fox was the movie Noah - yeah, the same Noah who had to build an ark to get through the worst rain delay ever. Fitting, then, that this year's race would be halted after 38 laps due to severe rain and the threat of even more ...

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    Report: King Richard getting Petty with Danica Patrick slam
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    Richard Petty (pictured above) made some rather disparaging remarks about IndyCar veteran and current NASCAR driver Danica Patrick (inset) while at the Canadian Motorsports Expo, implying that the 31-year-old could only win a NASCAR race if the rest of the field stayed home. Patrick's best NASCAR ...

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    Motorsports: Earnhardt's No. 3 returns to NASCAR Sprint Cup in 2014 [w/poll]
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    It's been almost 13 years since Dale Earnhardt, Sr. was killed during the 2001 Daytona 500, but the famed No. 3 will be making its return to the sport at that very track next month with NASCAR Sprint Cup rookie Austin Dillon behind the wheel. We first heard reports of this back in August, but ...

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    Video: Watch Taiwan's over-the-top animation of the NASCAR Daytona tragedy
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    During last Saturday's Nationwide Series race the afternoon before the 2013 Daytona 500, a last-lap crash on left some 33 spectators injured when Kyle Larson's car flew into the fence and disintegrated as it rode along the upper edge of the barrier. The flying parts tore a hole in the fence and ...

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    Video: Fan video from stands shows horror of Daytona crash
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    Things took a turn for the worse during this weekend's NASCAR events in Daytona when one of the race cars crashed into the fence that separates the track and the grandstands, injuring 33 fans in the process. In our original report, we included video of this horrifying incident from the TV crews' ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Daytona 500 runs 200 laps, six of them count [spoilers]
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    It's been a huge month, leading up to the Super Bowl of NASCAR, the Daytona 500. This is the first year of the new Car of Tomorrow, the "Gen Six" car, and all of the drivers have been trying to figure out its intricacies. The Ford Fusion and Chevrolet NASCAR SS has joined the field and its ...

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    Breaking: Frightening Daytona crash leaves at least 11 fans injured [w/video] [UPDATE]
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    A truly horrifying crash at Saturday's Daytona race has left at least 11 NASCAR fans injured. According to the Associated Press, large chunks of debris landed in the grandstands after a car flew into the fence during a multi-car crash just before the final lap of the race. The awful mess started ...

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    Motorsports: Danica Patrick becomes first woman to win Sprint Cup pole
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    196.434 miles per hour. That's the top speed hit by Stewart-Haas racing driver Danica Patrick during Saturday's qualifying for the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Not only was that speed good enough to earn Patrick pole position for the race on Sunday, February 24, it is the ...

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    Official: This is your 2014 Chevrolet SS
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    Think you've waited long enough for this? If so, then you'll want to savor the high-res photos we've so far been given of the 2014 Chevrolet SS, the first rear-wheel-drive performance sedan from The Bowtie in 17 years. We all know its our version of the brand new VF-model Holden Commodore, but ...

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    Report: Chevy exec confirms SS production model reveal at Daytona on Feb 16
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    The 2014 Chevrolet SS will make its racing debut for the 2013 Daytona 500, but the production version of the car will get its official unveiling on February 16 in Daytona, a week before The Great American Race. According to a report by Automotive News, the reveal has been confirmed by Jim ...

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    Report: Daytona 500 debut set for Chevrolet SS/next-gen Holden Commodore
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    You can mark this date on your calendar as VF Day: February 21, 2013. That's the date of the Daytona 500, and depending on which side of the equator you call home it will also mark the introduction of the Chevrolet SS Performance or Holden VF Commodore. Melbourne, Australia newspaper The Age said ...

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    Motorsports: Spoiler Alert: Despite the elements, Daytona 500 finally finishes [w/video]
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    It would seem Gaia herself did not want the 54th running of the Daytona 500 to take place. After being delayed more than 24 hours by water falling from the sky in the form of rain, fire threatened to end the race early with just 40 laps to go when Juan Pablo Montoya slammed his car into a jet ...

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    Breaking: Rain delays Daytona 500 again, will start at 7PM
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    NASCAR officials have once again decided to delay the start of the Daytona 500, and their Sprint Cup season, on account of rain, this time pushing the contest back from noon today to 7PM EST. Steady rain is called for in the region through 6PM, which should give NASCAR about an hour to dry off ...

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    Breaking: Daytona 500 postponed until Monday on account of rain
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    NASCAR officials have made the call to postpone the Daytona 500 until Monday, February 27 at 12:00PM EST on account of rain. This marks the first time that the 53-year-old race has been pushed back a day due to weather. The start of the race today was delayed by heavy rains, and while the weather ...

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    Video: Danica Patrick walks away from big crack-up in Daytona
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    If "rubbin is racin'!", an incident during the Gatorade Duel races to determine starting spots for this weekend's Daytona 500 NASCAR race also proves that rubbin' is wreckin'. With just two corners to go, Danica Patrick was running near tenth place down on the inside of a tightly packed field. ...

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    Report: PSA: Danica Patrick prefers being called "pretty" rather than "sexy"
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    As Danica Patrick prepares for her first NASCAR Sprint Cup race next weekend in the Daytona 500, she's apparently taking advantage of the publicity to try to remediate her image. After seven years of promoting her attractiveness with nearly equal billing to her race driving acumen, Patrick has ...

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    Official: A.J. Foyt hospitalized
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    Legendary driver A.J. Foyt has been hospitalized after suffering complications from knee surgery. The 77-year-old Foyt had the surgery two weeks ago and was slated to serve as the grand marshal for the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Jackie Stewart stepped in to handle those duties in ...

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    Official: Danica Patrick making NASCAR Sprint Cup debut at Daytona 500
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    It's official, ladies and gents: IndyCar starlet Danica Patrick is moving up to the big leagues in NASCAR. The official announcement came in over the weekend that Patrick will be making her Spring Cup debut at no less lofty a race than the Daytona 500 come February 26, where she'll be driving for ...

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    Official: 2012 Toyota Camry chosen as Daytona 500 pace car
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    While Toyota competes with Ford, Chevy and Dodge on this country's NASCAR tracks, the pace cars leading them around have remained defiantly American – at least at Daytona, anyway. In the 50 years they've been running the Daytona 500, only once has the pace car been an import: the Porsche ...

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    Meat eaters, meet the Big Taste Grille
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    This, ladies and gentlemen, is the world's largest barbecue on wheels, the Johnsonville Sausage Big Taste grill. It's been travelling the country since 1995, hitting up events like the Superbowl and Daytona 500, and turning ton after ton of pork into delicious, juicy bratwurst. Not only does it ...

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