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Dillon wins Xfinity race filled with big crashes

Austin Dillon won the Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway by avoiding a late accident and holding off the competition on a two-lap sprint to the finish.

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Blog: Daytona 'Rising' indeed

The $400 million spent on the Daytona Rising makeover looks like money well spent as the project enters the homestretch, but until it's done, things do look a little strange at the track.

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Why Danica always has a chance at Daytona

With a penchant for restrictor-plate racing and a team that builds fast cars, Danica Patrick looks forward to races at Daytona. And she's had her best results there -- a pole and two top 10s.

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NASCAR banquet won't return to Trump resort

NASCAR will not return to the Trump National Doral Miami for its postseason Camping World Truck Series and Xfinity Series banquet after Donald Trump's comments to open his presidential campaign.

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3dBob Pockrass

NASCAR offers swap of Confederate for U.S. flags

Daytona International Speedway had a box of U.S. flags ready to exchange for Confederate flags Thursday. No one had asked to exchange flags as of 3 p.m., according to a track spokesman.

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ESPYS Vote: Best Driver

Lewis Hamilton dominated F1. IndyCar's Will Power and NASCAR's Kevin Harvick were consistent. Juan Pablo Montoya would not be denied at the Indy 500. And no one had quicker reflexes than NHRA's Erica Enders-Stevens. Who deserves the ESPY for best driver? Vote now!

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NASCAR chair seeks removal of Confederate flag

Calling the Confederate flag an "insensitive symbol" that he finds offensive, NASCAR chairman Brian France said the sport will be aggressive in disassociating the symbol from its events.

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Steamy. Natl Weather Service says high-80s this afternoon, low-80s for race (8:10pm ET green NBC MRN SiriusXM). 39%chc rain day, 30% night

Gordon says good-bye to Daytona

Today, Jeff Gordon will be making his final trip to Daytona as a full-time Sprint Cup driver. He has six Sprint Cup wins there -- only Richard Petty, Cale Yarborough, David Pearson, and Fireball Roberts have more.

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