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Ryan Newman released from hospital after Daytona 500 crash

He left the hospital holding the hands of his two young daughters

Ryan Newman was released from a Florida hospital on Wednesday, two days after his frightening crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500. Roush Fenway Racing released a photo of Newman leaving a Daytona Beach hospital holding the hands of his two young daughters. The team said the 42-year-old Indiana native “continues to show great improvement.” The team added that “true to his jovial nature, he has also been joking around with staff, friends and family while playing with his two daughters” and

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Denny Hamlin wins third Daytona 500 in photo finish

Ryan Newman crosses the finish line on his roof

Hamlin won his third Daytona 500 on Monday, becoming the first driver since Sterling Marlin in 1995 to win “The Great American Race” in consecutive seasons. Hamlin joined six Hall of Fame drivers as winners of three or more Daytona 500s.

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U.S. Toyota Supra four-cylinder announcement coming next week?

Rumor has it that a new 2.0-liter Supra could be announced at the Daytona 500

Daytona 500: Jimmie Johnson wins pole, Earnhardt Jr. takes Bud Shootout

Regardless of whether or not you're a NASCAR fan, there's no denying that the motorsport is starting off its 2008 season in the best possible way. Early festivities for the season opener Daytona 500 began this past weekend and resulted in Jimmie Johnson, last season's champion, taking the pole position. Next to

NASCAR team owner Richard Childress goes vintage

Six-time Winston/Nextel Cup winner Richard Childress is sitting in the driver's seat of an enterprise not often associated with NASCAR: a vineyard. Childress and business partner Greg Johns own Childress Vineyards, 65 acres of wine country in Lexington, North Carolina, just a stone's throw from his racing headquarters in Welcome.

Daytona 500: The Fragrance

Marketing is an amazing thing these days... this is right up there with Tony Stewart's sweaty towel.