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New-look Daytona 500 has a certain throwback feel
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose career nearly was derailed by a brain tumor.
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Fresh faces and new sponsors give Daytona 500 throwback feel
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose career nearly was derailed by a brain tumor.
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Dillon, Wallace try and rekindle Daytona 500 magic
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Austin Dillon would fly home from another miserable race last year - say, a 35th-place finish at Talladega or a 37th at Chicagoland - and try and comfort himself with thoughts of when he was feeling sky high.
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The Latest: Newman would relish chance to drive wienermobile
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The Latest on NASCAR media day for the Daytona 500 (all times local):
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Notable NASCAR artist Sam Bass dies at 57
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Sam Bass, NASCAR''s first officially licensed artist, has died. He was 57.
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The Latest: Mears lands sponsor after making Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The Latest on NASCAR media day for the Daytona 500 (all times local):
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Lackluster racing dampens expectations for Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The Daytona 500 is shaping up to be a snoozer of a showcase.
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Drivers, connect your Wi-Fi! iRacing a hit in NASCAR
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Ray Alfalla got hooked on NASCAR in the late 1990s after his family left Cuba and settled in the Miami area. He''s the type of die-hard fan the sagging sport craves - a kid who dreamed of racing who''s now an adult that settles in each weekend to catch each bump-and run moment.
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Logano at Daytona 500 media day: ''Championship fun is over''
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Joey Logano no longer feels like the NASCAR Cup Series champion.
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Sam Bass, NASCAR''s paint-scheme artist, dies at 57
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Sam Bass, a NASCAR artist who helped design paint schemes and program covers that illuminated an entire sport, has died. He was 57.