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9:08 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick is a retired NASCAR driver. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a stellar deliverer of the “drivers, start your engines” command. And blocking leads to wrecks. Those are things
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Feb. 18 is the date everyone at Daytona International Speedway always dreads when it turns up on the calendar. Every other two-digit February day brought anniversaries, stories and smiles. Just this week, during the Daytona 500’s 60th anniversary celebration, each day was marked by memories. It was capped by Thursday’s 20th
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11:02 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Darrell Wallace Jr. couldn’t keep his emotions in check, from his finishing second in the Daytona 500 to a postrace accident with Denny Hamlin. Wallace, known as “Bubba,” hugged
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We’ve taken the green flag on the 2018 season, but with 36 races, it’s more of a marathon than 600 miles at Charlotte. There’ll be plenty of chances for drivers to make history throughout the season, but what are the key statistical quirks and milestones worth watching for this season? Here’s a list to get
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8:17 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Caesar Bacarella nearly didn’t make it to Daytona International Speedway to race this weekend. He didn’t know if his heart was in it. The 42-year-old father of twin 8-year-old
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8:44 AM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — IndyCar drivers don’t often find great success in NASCAR, as the history books tell us (see Dario Franchitti, Sam Hornish Jr. and Danica Patrick). The most successful among the
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8:21 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — BK Racing owner Ron Devine said he hoped his team’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy is a quick reorganization process and that his plan is to race the entire 2018 NASCAR
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9:50 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick rarely gets flustered during interviews, but she was certainly annoyed — at herself — Wednesday when she accidentally indicated she will drive for Ed Carpenter Racing in
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6:00 PM ET Bob PockrassNASCAR Close • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com• 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year• More than 25 years experience covering motorsports DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick is looking forward to her final NASCAR race, and yes, he will be there Sunday for the Daytona 500. Patrick, who started dating Green Bay Packers quarterback
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