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Waltrip Slingshots Past Sadler For Daytona Truck Win

February 20th, 2011 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Ten years to the day from his first victory in the Daytona 500, Michael Waltrip made a slingshot pass of Elliott Sadler at the end of a green-white-checkered-flag finish Friday night to win the NextEra Energy Resources 250 Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

Kurt Busch, Jeff Burton Win Gatorade Duels

February 17th, 2011 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Kurt Busch and Jeff Burton each won a Gatorade Duel 150 qualifying race for the first time on Thursday. Busch will start on the pole because Dale Earnhardt Jr has to go to the back

Earnhardt Jr Wins Pole For Daytona 500; Gordon Second

February 14th, 2011 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Dale Earnhardt Jr edged Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon for the top starting spot in next Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500 with a lap of 48.364 seconds (186.089 mph)

Busch Wins Shootout at New-Look Daytona

February 13th, 2011 | by NASCAR Wire Service

With a push from 2010 Daytona 500 winner Jamie McMurray, Busch won Saturday night’s season-opening exhibition race when Denny Hamlin drew a black flag for passing below the yellow out-of-bounds line as the cars approached the finish

Johnson Completes “Drive For Five;” Takes Cup

November 22nd, 2010 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Jimmie Johnson completed the "Drive For Five" by clinching the Sprint Cup championship with his second place finish behind Carl Edwards in the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Busch Wins 13th Nationwide Race Of The Season

November 22nd, 2010 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Kyle Busch pulled away from Kevin Harvick during a 23-lap run to the finish to win Saturday’s Ford 300 Nationwide Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Busch Takes Owners’ Title With Homestead Trucks Win

November 22nd, 2010 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Kyle Busch ran away from Ron Hornaday Jr. after a restart with four laps left in Friday night’s Ford 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway and won the race by .577 seconds over last year’s series champion

Edwards Wins; Hamlin’s Chase Lead Shrinks

November 15th, 2010 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Carl Edwards won the Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix to break a winless streak of 70 races. Meanwhile, Denny Hamlin's points lead was cut to 15 heading into Homestead

Hamlin Wins At Texas, Takes Chase Lead

November 8th, 2010 | by NASCAR Wire Service

Denny Hamlin’s victory in Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 wasn’t a knockout blow to Jimmie Johnson’s title hopes, but it did deliver a stinging message to the four-time defending NASCAR Sprint Cup champion

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