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Byron puts the No.24 back on top for some laps

For the most part, William Byron had a quiet day at ISM Raceway. Bryon finished 12th in his fourth start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and he spent much of the event floating inside the top 20. And the finish was a career-best for Byron. But what makes the day stand out is that the 20-year-old spent his ...

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Byron leads laps at Phoenix: “It just showed myself that I can do it”

Sunday’s race at ISM Raceway near Phoenix was a welcome change to what has been a frustrating start to William Byron’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career. In Byron’s first three races driving the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, Byron had started no better than 17th and finished no better than 18th and had yet finished on the ...

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William Byron “definitely prepared” himself for tough rookie season

The start of William Byron’s rookie season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has been an eye-opener to say the least. But Byron, who took over the iconic No. 24 Chevrolet at Hendrick Motorsports this season, says he is willing to work hard to tackle what he is sure will be a tough road ahead. It’s already had its ...

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Byron adjusting to Cup competition

William Byron admits his move to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has been a wake-up call, particularly given how close the competition is and the tools he needs to use. “You may have your car handling well and you have 10 guys that are the same level as you,” Byron said at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “There’s increments in ...

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'There are a lot of new things coming at me' – Byron

Adjusting to life as a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver is happening in more ways than one for William Byron. “There are a lot of new things coming at me,” Byron admitted. “It’s been exciting seeing all the things that you get to do at the Cup level that I didn’t get to be a part of before, and ...

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Want to slow down Byron Buxton? Good luck

You already know Byron Buxton is fast. You might already know that the Twins center fielder was the fastest player in baseball by Statcast™‘s sprint speed metric <a href="https://baseballsa… MLB News Index

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Rookie Byron tops 201mph in final Daytona 500 practice

A new name in a familiar paint scheme led the final Daytona 500 practice, with rookie William Byron driving the No.24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy Camaro ZL1 to a fastest lap of 201.681mph as six drivers topped 201mph and eight eclipsed the 200mph mark in the draft. Ford drivers took seven of the next nine slots, led by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. ...

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Daytona 500: William Byron leads eventful pre-qualifying practice

William Byron led the final practice prior to the Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway. Byron led 18 laps with a top speed of 201.681mph. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who won two of the four restrictor plate races in 2017, ran second (201.649) followed by Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin, David Ragan, Paul Menard, Trevor Bayne, Daniel Suarez, Ryan Blaney and Michael ...

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William Byron leads Daytona 500 practice on opening day

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Hendrick Motorsports rookie William Byron has posted the fastest lap in practice for the Daytona 500. Byron turned a lap of 210.681 mph in Saturday afternoon’s practice at Daytona International Speedway. It was the fastest lap of two sessions. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was second fastest at 201.649 mph. Stenhouse won two plate races last season, at ...

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