Austin Dillon Looking To Become Just 6th Driver Ever To Sweep Both Daytona Race In Same Season

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – Austin Dillon led just one lap in February’s Daytona 500. But, that lap was the one that counted the most. The 207th and final one at that. Dillon, won the 60th annual Daytona 500 on Feb. 18 and now returns to the Daytona International Speedway this weekend hoping to become just the sixth driver in series history to win both of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races on the 2.5-mile track in the same season. The last to do so was Jimmie Johnson in 2013. 

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Dillon Wins Thrilling But Rain Shortened LTi Printing 250

Its been nearly two years since Richard Childress Racing and Austin Dillon had been to victory in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Well, that 56 race drought is now over. Dillon, held on to win Saturday’s rain shortened LTi Printing 250 at the Michigan International Speedway. It was his first since at Bristol on Aug. 19, 2016. He led 18 of the 91 laps on the 2-mile, D-shaped oval in his No. 3 Chevrolet for his ninth career series win and first at Michigan. 

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Coca-Cola To Sponsor Austin Dillon In Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

Richard Childress Racing Racing announced on Thursday that Coca-Cola, one of the world’s iconic brands, will be featured as primary sponsor on the No. 3 Chevrolet at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Coke 600 next month. Coca-Cola’s longtime partnership with RCR will continue its deep-rooted history over Memorial Day Weekend with defending race winner Dillon carrying the Coca-Cola colors. Coke and RCR have been partners since 1998, but the company has been in NASCAR For over 50 years. Dillon, was introduced to the Coke family of drivers in 2014. 

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Top 10 Surprising Drivers In NASCAR For 2018 – Good and Bad

Now that we’re heading into the annual Easter holiday break, we’ve had enough of a sample size to see who the main contenders will be for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. We’ve also seen who likely won’t be contending for the title as well. Another thing we’ve seen are drivers who are surprising us. Some are exceeding expectations, some aren’t living up to the expectations that were set forth coming into the year. Here are the 10 drivers that are either surprising us in a good way,…

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5 Favorite, 5 Early Sleepers and 5 Don’t Touch Drivers For This Weekend in Martinsville

March Madness is still thriving as the term “favorites” and “sleepers” are stealing the headlines. Well, NASCAR can play to that role too. This weekend at the Martinsville Speedway, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will try to head into the off week with as much momentum as they possibly can. But, after tons of research, it’s looking like we have some clear cut favorites and sleepers to keep an eye out on for Sunday’s STP 500 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). There’s also some drivers to stay clear…

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5 Favorites For Saturday’s NXS 300 (5 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

With Kyle Larson and Kyle Busch both not being on the NASCAR XFINITY Series entry-list for this weekend’s NXS 300 (5 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) it opens up the door for someone else to contend this weekend in Fontana. Since 2008, Busch and Larson have combined to win eight of the 12 races on the D-Shaped, 2-mile California oval. Throw in Kevin Harvick’s win in 2015, and that’s three stars off the list. Last weeks winner Brad Keselowski isn’t entered either. That means we could be treated to a first…

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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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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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Almirola Heartbroken By Daytona 500 Result, Doesn’t Blame Dillon

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – I think most were waiting for Aric Almirola to storm victory lane and speak his mind to Austin Dillon following a thrilling 60th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday. Instead, Almirola wasn’t mad at Dillon for what happened, he was mad at himself and how this race finished. On the last lap, Almirola, a Cuban immigrant and Florida native, was in the lead. He was with a new team and familiar sponsor. See, Almirola felt he was wronged in his day with Joe Gibbs Racing. He bounced around…

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Austin Dillon Uses Late Race Pass For Daytona 500 Victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – 20 years ago, Dale Earnhardt earned his first and only Daytona 500 victory. 20 years later, the No. 3 Chevrolet is going back to victory lane at the Daytona International Speedway. Dillon, got into leader Aric Almirola on the backstretch on the last lap and never looked back through the final two corners en route to the win in the 60th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday. For Dillon, it was his second career win, the other coming 24 races ago in last May’s Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte.…

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