Alex Bowman Wins The Pole For The 60th Annual Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – For the first time of his career, Chase Elliott will have to race for something in the Can-Am Duels. The Hendrick Motorsports driver has won the last two Daytona 500 poles, the only two times he’s been in the field for the Great American Race too. But, despite making it to the final round of qualifying from a sunny Daytona International Speedway on Sunday afternoon, Elliott didn’t become the first driver in nearly 30 years to win three straight ‘500 poles. But, his teammate Alex Bowman picked…

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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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Can Ford Teams Capitalize During Daytona Speedweeks

Depending on what driver or person you ask, the answer may vary on what to expect out of the Ford teams for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Most people though side on the fact that they may struggle. Last year, Ford put two drivers in the Championship 4 at Homestead, but they were really non factors in the race itself. As far as the whole season went, they were down across the board compared to the other two manufacturers. Well, Toyota will be in Year No. 2…

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Will Starting Spot Matter For The Daytona 500?

At most tracks, qualifying is as important as ever. With how close the cars have become, and now add to the fact of the new inspection process and stage points, it’s ever so critical to be up front in the starting lineup to begin a race. But, one discipline of tracks where starting position hasn’t mattered has been the two restrictor plate tracks. These days, the talk is how you can win from any position at Daytona and Talladega. You can go from the front to the back and to…

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Chevrolet Manufacturer To Watch For Daytona 500 Pole

While the main talk right now is of the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona (3 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) for this weekend’s race, another big part of Daytona Speedweeks will take place this weekend too. Qualifying to set the front row for next Sunday’s 60th annual Daytona 500 as well as set the starting lineup for the Can Am Duels next Thursday night will directly take place preceding the Clash on Sunday afternoon. With that being said, who are the favorites to land on the pole? To me, you…

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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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