Brad Keselowski Earns 1st Career Speedweeks Victory With Clash Domination

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Brad Keselowski tweeted before Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona that he would win the race later on in the afternoon. Well, he called his shot. Keselowski, became the third driver in the last four years of the Clash to start 15th or worse and reach victory lane. The Team Penske driver started last in 17th. Keselowski, quickly drove through the field in leading a race-high 43 of the 75 laps en route to his first Daytona Speedweeks victory of his career. It was pure domination.…

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Austin Dillon To Start On The Pole For Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Qualifying didn’t determine the starting lineup for Sunday’s 40th annual Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona (3 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), a random draw did. As custom for the season opening all-star event at the Daytona International Speedway, the lineup for the race wasn’t based off of speed, rather than luck. This year though, kids were able to draw the starting positions for all 17 drivers, as Austin Dillon will start his No. 3 Chevrolet on the pole as the result of the drawing. 

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Clash at Daytona (3 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The racing season is here. Sunday, will mark the 40th annual Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona (3 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). 17 drivers will take on the high banks of the Daytona International Speedway to kick Speedweeks off with a win. Out of those 17 drivers though, I broke it down to who I think the five favorites are going to be. Listen: Clash Preview Podcast While there won’t be any qualifying for this race and very limited practice time, it will be difficult to predict…

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Race Review Online – Prime Sports Network Podcast: Previewing Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona

Greg DePalma and Eric Smith of Race Review Online prepare to raise the curtain on Daytona Speedweeks, as 17 drivers will be on the grid Daytona for Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash all-star exhibition. Eight cars belong to NASCAR’s three powerhouse teams, which have combined to win all but three of the past 20 Speedweeks races. Who will win? We discuss it here

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Drivers To Watch In Sunday’s Clash, Why Winning The Race Doesn’t Necessarily Equate To Daytona 500 Success

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – The green flag drops on the NASCAR season this weekend as the 40th annual Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona (3 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) will be held on Sunday afternoon at the World Center of Racing, the Daytona International Speedway. The annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series all-star event, has been held every year on the high banks of Daytona since 1979. This season, 20 drivers are eligible to contend for the win, 17 will actually race (Danica Patrick, Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. won’t…

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Will The 2018 Daytona Speedweeks Be Gibbs, Hendrick, Penske Dominated?

The start to the 2018 Daytona Speedweeks began last weekend with the 40th annual Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona (3 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The race was won by Brad Keselowski while his Team Penske teammate of Joey Logano came home second. But, when you sit back and look at the upcoming few weekends, we always take stock in who the winners are in the Cup races during Speedweeks as a whole. If the past holds true though, it could be another big Speedweeks out of the Joe Gibbs…

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The Clash Has Been Owned By Joe Gibbs Racing Recently

This weekend will mark the unofficial start to the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The official start gets underway next weekend for the 60th annual Daytona 500, but this weekend, is the soft opening. 17 drivers will take part in the annual all-star event at the Daytona International Speedway with Sunday being the 40th straight year that the Cup drivers will take to the 2.5-mile banks of Daytona for the Clash. This year, is a bit different though. For the first time in years, the race is scheduled…

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Rules and Participants For 2018 Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona Set

NASCAR fans get a double-dose of racing action to open the 2018 season on Sunday, February 11, with The Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway capping a day that starts with Coors Light Pole Award qualifying for the 60th Annual Daytona 500.   A star-studded lineup of elite drivers will battle in the 75-lap event which airs live on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio at 3 pm ET. The annual preseason race will be run in two segments, with a competition caution at lap 25 separating the segments.

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Joey Logano Wins Thrilling Clash at Daytona Ending on Sunday

Daytona Beach, Fla – It was back to the glory days for the season opening NASCAR race at Daytona. Since 1979, NASCAR has held an all-star event format formerly known as the Busch Clash. Every year, this race kicks off Daytona Speedweeks. Recently though, the race was renamed and moved to run under the lights. But, a name change back to the “Clash” in the offseason and a rainout from last night, forced this year’s “Clash” to be run back to daytime hours. That threw a wrinkle to everything, as all…

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Keselowski/Hamlin Lead Clash Practices on Friday in Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – For the first time of the 2017 season, the NASCAR drivers took to the track on Friday afternoon. It wasn’t the full Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series field rather than 17 of the 42 entered cars for next Sunday’s 59th running of the Daytona 500. Those 17 are the ones eligible for Saturday night’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona (8 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN) as the two practice sessions today were just for the Clash. In the first session, Brad Keselowski led the way in the non…

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