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Kurt Busch: Luck not on our side at Daytona

On February 26, 2017, Kurt Busch led the last lap to win the Daytona 500. One year and 198 laps later he nearly did the exact same thing with an attempted pass on race leader Denny Hamlin – but contact with Ryan Blaney set off a multi-car wreck that ended his hopes of a rare repeat win. The 2004 series ...

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Hamlin, Wallace get heated after Daytona finish

Denny Hamlin took to Twitter late Tuesday to explain a post-Daytona 500 confrontation between him and Darrell Wallace Jr., set off by the two crashing just past the start-finish line in a battle for second. The explanation came after a video surfaced of the two drivers in a heated exchanged outside the media center. Hamlin, who finished third after Wallace ...

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Darrell Wallace Jr., Denny Hamlin explain heated confrontation after Daytona 500

The heated discussion Darrell Wallace Jr. and Denny Hamlin had in the garage following the Daytona 500 stemmed from Hamlin’s previous comments that a majority of drivers were taking Adderall and Wallace taking exception with those remarks. Wallace and Hamlin made contact drag racing for second on the final lap of the Daytona 500 on Sunday, resulting in Wallace hitting ...

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Denny Hamlin explains confrontation with Darrell Wallace Jr. after Daytona 500

On Sunday, Denny Hamlin was mad at the Daytona 500. On Tuesday, Denny Hamlin was mad online. Following a brief but heated verbal confrontation with Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. following Sunday’s race, Hamlin is apparently still a little hot under the collar. While Wallace appears to be moving on and putting the incident behind him, Hamlin isn’t exactly directing water ...

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Denny Hamlin explains Daytona 500 conflict with Bubba Wallace

NASCAR couldn’t make it one race into the season without having a little off-track drama.  At the end of Sunday’s Daytona 500, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. and Denny Hamlin made contact as the two came to the finish line. Hamlin claims the contact, initiated by Wallace, blew his right-front tire resulting in his car pinching Wallace’s car against the outside wall after ...

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David Gilliland gives RBR a top 15 finish in first Daytona 500

Despite having to go to a back-up car in the Can-Am Duels and overcoming an early incident, the veteran driver gave Ricky Benton Racing a 14th-place finish in its first entry in the Daytona 500. Veteran car owner Ricky Benton, who has fielded a truck with 79 starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series since 2010, entered the 500 ...

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