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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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5:01 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. — Jimmie Johnson made his third visit to the Daytona International Speedway infield medical center in eight days as a crash ended his day on Lap 60 of the Daytona
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8:36 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. — The 60th Daytona 500 will include 40 NASCAR Cup Series drivers and more than 100,000 fans. Here are 60 people to watch. The 40 drivers are ranked by starting
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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 often don’t find great success in NASCAR, as the history books will tell us on Dario Franchitti, Sam Hornish Jr. and Danica Patrick. Tony Stewart won three
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