Austin Dillon Meets The Fan Who Gave Him The Lucky Penny Again

20 year ago, a kid named Wessa Miller gave Dale Earnhardt a penny at the Daytona International Speedway. Miller, was born with spina bifida, a birth defect in which the spinal cord fails to develop properly. She is paralyzed from the waist down and has a shunt that drains fluid from her brain. Her family was a big racing family, her dad owning a sprint car team. Despite being from Florida, they moved when Miller was little to Kentucky. She became a fan of the Waltrip’s while her father was a…

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Cole Custer To Drive For Rick Ware Racing in Las Vegas

Cole Custer will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut next weekend as he will pilot the No. 51 Ford with Rick Ware Racing. Custer, 20,  will be sponsored by Haas Automation in next Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). “This is a dream come true to compete in the Cup Series,” Custer said via a team release. “I can’t thank Rick Ware Racing and Haas Automation enough for the opportunity to race at Las Vegas. It’s going to be a new experience for me, but I…

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Austin Dillon Has 2 Career Wins With 3 Combined Laps Led In Each Victory

Austin Dillon joined rare territory on Sunday evening as he won the 60th annual Daytona 500. Dillon, joins a prestigious list of just 17 other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers to win both the Daytona 500 as well as the Cola Cola 600 in the course of their storied careers. He joins the likes of Dale Earnhardt, Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Dale Jarrett, Bobby and Davey Allison, Darrell Waltrip, David Pearson, Buddy Baker, Benny Parsons, LeeRoy Yarbrough, Marvin Panch, Fred Lorenzen, Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick and Kurt…

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Wallace Jr. Says He and Hamlin Still Not Happy With One Another

There’s a new feud on the NASCAR block and it’s between Darrell Wallace Jr. and Denny Hamlin. If you haven’t forgotten, Hamlin has a standing feud still going between he and Chase Elliott too. But, the most recent one started on the final lap of Sunday’s Daytona 500. The initial TV view on the FOX broadcast showed that Hamlin ran Wallace Jr. up the banking in the tri-oval on the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway, in an effort to beat Wallace’s No. 43 Chevrolet to the finish line. Instead, Wallace came…

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Are Denny Hamlin and Austin Dillon The New Bad Boys In NASCAR? Why NASCAR’s Youth Movement Is Stronger Than We Thought

Move over Kyle Busch, you may be getting some company in the bad boy category in NASCAR. If gauging the fan base the week after Daytona is any indication, it appears that both Denny Hamlin and Austin Dillon are heading towards Busch’s direction. As far as Hamlin goes, he’s been picking on the new wave of NASCAR’s stars as of late and it’s putting him in that category as a result. If we were to pick NASCAR’s most popular drivers heading to Atlanta, I think most would say Chase Elliott…

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital To Sponsor Reddick For 5 Races In 2018

 JR Motorsports will support Nationwide Children’s Hospital in a prominent way during the NASCAR Xfinity Series season in 2018. One of America’s largest pediatric healthcare and research centers delivering care for more than 1.4 million patient visits each year, Nationwide Children’s will have five primary paint schemes with the No. 9 team and driver Tyler Reddick this season. The primary branding space in those events was made possible by the generous support of one of JRM’s partners, which made a donation to Nationwide Children’s in memory of one of its…

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Atlanta Will Soon Be Kaz Grala’s Hometrack, Eyeing Another Solid Finish This Weekend In Peach State

In 2017, Kaz Grala showed up to Daytona as a wide eyed rookie in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He wound up winning the season opening race in his very first NASCAR start. Fast forward one full year later, Grala showed up to Daytona again, this time as a wide eyed rookie in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. He didn’t leave with a win, but he powered his No. 24 Ford with JGL Racing with a top five finish in last weekend’s PowersharesQQQ 300. Now, he heads to Atlanta this…

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